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

Les coups de pieds
Language: French (Français) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Le régent voulant aller au bal sans y être 
reconnu: "J'en sais un moyen" dit l'abbé 
Dubois; et, dans le bal, il lui donna des coups 
de pied au... Le régent, qui les trouvait trop 
forts, passant rêveusement la main sur son 
derrière, "L'abbé, dit-il, tu me déguises trop".

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  • ENG English (Laura Prichard) , "Kicks", 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: 6
Word count: 49