Laure Junot, Duchess of Abrantes Quote

His love for his wife was not of the same nature. He loved her, no doubt, but without making of her one of those divinities which dazzle the acutest understanding, and prevent it from perceiving any imperfection, moral or personal in the beloved object.


Memoirs of Napoleon, his court and family, Volume 1 (D. Appleton, 1855), p. 157

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His love for his wife was not of the same nature. He loved her, no doubt, but without making of her one of those divinities which dazzle the acutest...

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His love for his wife was not of the same nature. He loved her, no doubt, but without making of her one of those divinities which dazzle the acutest...

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His love for his wife was not of the same nature. He loved her, no doubt, but without making of her one of those divinities which dazzle the acutest...

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His love for his wife was not of the same nature. He loved her, no doubt, but without making of her one of those divinities which dazzle the acutest...