January 20, 2010

Quoteables: Pitt

Gainsborough Dupont, William Pitt the Younger. Burrell Collection.
"The foulest and most atrocious act the world has ever seen."
William Pitt on the death of Louis XVI

2 comments :

  1. Yes, his sour expression says it all. Nice combo.

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  2. Would have to say abusing a child to death, at that time, Louis XVII, was worse.

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