The Most…

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". . . the most astonishing, the most surprising, the most marvellous, the most
miraculous, the most magnificent, the most confounding, the most unheard-of, the
most singular, the most extraordinary, the most incredible, the most unforeseen,
the greatest, the least, the rarest, the most common, the most public, the most
private til today . . . I cannot bring myself to tell you: guess what it is."


Marie de Sévigné

1626-1696.
Letter to M. de Coulanges.
Letters of Mme. de Sévigné to her Daughter and Friends.
1811.

via Austin Burbridge’s Sprezzatura

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