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Every folly you committed would embroil you with the court and they would put you into the Bastile, instead of Vincennes.
If I did not despise the whole world most profoundly, I would embroil Mazarin with the queen-mother, France with Spain, and I would make a queen after my own fashion.
To embroil the confusion, and make it impossible to arrive at any general statement,--when we have insisted on the imperfection of individuals, our affections and our experience urge that every individual is entitled to honor, and a very generous treatment is sure to be repaid.
As you said, I have on the boots of a cavalier, but I do not intend, for all that, to embroil myself with the church this evening.