Du Barry

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courtier and influential mistress of Louis XV who was guillotined during the French Revolution (1743-1793)

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Calvin characterized du Barry and his fellow conspirators as, "chevaliers errans, ou de la Table ronde" ("knights errant or knights of the Round Table").
farines--De Du Barry ci-git le celadon / Qui fait la-bas une fort triste
3) Choiseul murio unos meses despues de este matrimonio, victima de una conspiracion provocada por Madame du Barry.
The Machine was the creation of people who, like du Barry, lived in a culture isolated from realities like bearing friction and were probably troubled by an occasional squeak.
The exhibition explores Sisley's fascination with the landscape of the Parisian suburbs including Louveciennes, where John and Josephine Bowes had lived at Chateau du Barry.
An instant success, Fargeon was first called to Versailles to serve the needs of Jean Du Barry, Louis XV's least admirable mistress.
Ya asimilado en Europa, se le atribuyeron otras propiedades, una de la mas popular fue la de afrodisiaco: "Madame du Barry se lo servia a sus amantes antes de hacer el amor y Casanova declaro que era mas vigorizante que el champagne", consigna la doctora Flores Rosales en su obra.
This shows up most clearly in the subplot involving Louis XV's mistress, Madame du Barry.
Comtesse du Barry (played by Asia Argento) and Louis XV (played by Rip Torn) share more than wine.
Arriving in the court of Louis XV (Torn), whose dalliances with mistress Madame Du Barry (Argento) are the scandal du jour, Marie nervously ingratiates herself to her husband, the Dauphin, Louis Auguste (Schwartzman), who will ascend the throne upon the death of his father.
As regards their "admiration" for the female sex--a word that one would not be tempted to use to describe the nineteenth-century woman of their novels and the Journal--the brothers wrote a series of historical monographs on famous eighteenth-century women from two theaters, one literal, the other figurative: Sophie Arnould, Mademoiselle Clairon, and Madame Saint-Huberty for the theater; Madame Du Barry, Madame de Pompadour, the duchesse de Chateauroux and her sisters, and Marie-Antoinette for the royal spectacle.
What in the name of Belle Poitrine is Du Barry Was a Lady doing in this damn book?
Cleopatra is famed for regularly bathing in milk and honey to maintain her youthful appearance and Madame du Barry, the infamous last mistress of Louis XV, used honey as a form of facial mask.
Shirley won a contest and designed the costume for Madame du Barry for the Norma Shearer film ``Marie Antoinette.
like old Madame du Barry with her head on the block begging: Just a few more seconds, Mr.