Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor Quote

To God I speak Spanish, to women Italian, to men French, and to my horse—German.


As quoted in: Lord Chesterfield Letters to his Son (ed. Dobrée, 1932) vol. 4

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To God I speak Spanish, to women Italian, to men French, and to my horse—German.

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To God I speak Spanish, to women Italian, to men French, and to my horse—German.

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To God I speak Spanish, to women Italian, to men French, and to my horse—German.

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To God I speak Spanish, to women Italian, to men French, and to my horse—German.