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    Download Mémoires d'Hadrien Free (Mémoires d'Hadrien) AUTHOR Marguerite Yourcenar Summary ½ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Marguerite Yourcenar But books lie even those that are most sincere The less adroit for lack of words and phrases wherein they can enclose life retain of it but a flat and feeble likeness Some like Lucan make it heavy and encumber it with a solemnity which it does not possess; others on the contrary like Petronius make life lighter than it is like a hollow bounci

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  • Hardcover
  • 313
  • Mémoires d'Hadrien
  • Marguerite Yourcenar
  • English
  • 09 April 2018
  • null

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