Valliere sentence example

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  • Mademoiselle de la Valliere held the position from 1662 to 1670; she was then ousted by Madame de Montespan, who had fiercely intrigued for it, and whose proud and ambitious temper offered a great contrast to her rival.
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  • Turenne, Moliere, Bossuet, Maintenon (Louvre), La Valliere, Sevigne, Montespan, Descartes (Castle Howard), all the beauties and celebrities of his day, sat to him.
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  • With this object she founded her order, of " Discalced " or barefooted Carmelites; it presently became the refuge of Louise de la Valliere and many another penitent *of rank.
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  • He was Louis, count of Vermandois, son of Louise de la Valliere (Memoires secrets pour servir d l'histoire de Perse, Amsterdam, 1745); Vermandois, however, died in 1683.
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