I went this summer to Forges, to try, by means of
the waters there, to get rid of a tertian fever that
quinquina only suspended. While there I heard
of a new enterprise on the par...
Louis de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon Biographies (1)
The French writer Louis de Rouvroy, Duc de Saint-Simon (1675-1755), provides in his classic "Memoirs" a major source of information on the court of the "Sun King," Louis XIV.The Duc de Saint-Simon was...