by Nicolas-Sébastien Roch (1740 - 1794), as Nicolas Chamfort

L'Évêque d'Autun
Language: French (Français) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Monseigneur d'Autun était gros, gros 
monstrueusement gros; il avait l'air créé et mis 
au monde pour faire voir jusqu'où peut aller 
la peau humaine.


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Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Laura Prichard) , "The Bishop of Autun ", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 4
Word count: 24