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August 16, 2008

Mother Knows Best: Rules to be Read Once a Month Part 2


"Much as I wish you to pray and read good books, however, you must always conform to French customs and never try to introduce anything new. You must not do anything unusual, nor cite our customs, nor ask that they be imitated; on the contrary, you must absolutely lend yourself to what the Court is accustomed to doing."
MARIA THERESA, 21 APRIL 1770








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  1. Oh Dear! If poor Marie had only listened to her Momma, she may have kept her head....well, at least for a little longer. :(

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  2. Oh Dear! If poor Marie had only listened to her Momma, she may have kept her head....well, at least for a little longer. :(

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