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March 30, 2011

Quoteables: Pope Clement XIV


"His [Louis XV] death makes me shed tears, but the manner of his death dries them up."

Clement XIV when learning of the death of Louis XV

Clement, and Louis-Antoine Caraccioli. 1777. Interesting Letters Of Pope Clement XIV. Transl. Revised. London: T. Becket. 

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