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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
Arabella said...

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

Tulip said...

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

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