decline of the age of Louis XIV or, French literature 1687-1715 by Arthur Augustus Tilley

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  • Louis XIV, King of France, 1638-1715.,
  • French literature -- 17th century -- History and criticism.,
  • French literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.

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Statementby Arthur Tilley ...
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LC ClassificationsPQ249 .T5
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Paginationxviii, 458 p., 1 l.
Number of Pages458
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Open LibraryOL6730938M
LC Control Number29016818
OCLC/WorldCa3263554

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Reasons for my Downfall During the end of my reign I was vastly unpopular with the people of France for a variety of reasons. Firstly, I was thought to be responsible for France's massive debt.

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