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File comment: Sceaux, another royal chateau, near Paris. As you know, the royal family had multiple palaces, large and small. Unfortunately, many of them have not survived into present times.
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File comment: The Louis XV pavillion at Choisy; built as a retreat for Mme. de Pompadour.
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"One grows accustomed to one's enemy, and by making it familiar one loses the desire to get rid of it...." Marquise de la Tour du Pin, in a letter to her friend Mme. de Duras.


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File comment: Map of the grounds at Choisy.
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"One grows accustomed to one's enemy, and by making it familiar one loses the desire to get rid of it...." Marquise de la Tour du Pin, in a letter to her friend Mme. de Duras.


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File comment: Compiegne, the royal summer palace built by Louis XV, considerably renovated by the usurper, Napoleon.
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