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The Life of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France By Charles Duke Yonge Characters: 660

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The Court leaves Versailles for La Muette.-Feelings of the New

Sovereigns.-Madame du Barri is sent to a Convent.-Marie Antoinette

writes to Maria Teresa.-The Good Intentions of the New Sovereigns.-

Madame Adelaide has the Small-pox.-Anxieties of Maria Teresa.-

Mischievous Influence of the Aunts.-Position and Influenc

e of the Count

de Mercy.-Louis consults the Queen on Matters of Policy.-Her Prudence.-

She begins to Purify the Court, and to relax the Rules of Etiquette.-Her

Care of her Pages.-The King and she renounce the Gifts of Le Joyeux

Avénement, and La Ceinture de la Reine.-She procures the Pardon of the

Duc de Choiseul.

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