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By Sophie Kinsella, Madeleine Wickham

Liz and Jonathan are in trouble.They can't promote their previous house.Here they're, caught with mortgages, mounting money owed and a depressing adolescent daughter who hadn't desired to stream anyway.Then it kind of feels Marcus Witherstone will resolve all their problems.He is familiar with definitely the right tenants from London who will lease their outdated apartment - glamorous PR lady Ginny and almost-famous Piers. every little thing goes to be OK.

Or is it? As Marcus begins to get involved with Liz, whereas her teenage daughter develops a fondness for the lodgers, it appears a few deceptions are too just about home...

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Ces troubles domestiques . . un prince de mon sang et d’un très grand nom à la tête des ennemis; beaucoup de cabales dans l’Etat” (a foreign war, these domestic troubles, a well-reputed prince of my blood leading the enemy, and numerous cabals within the state), as well as problems with the “parlements encore en possession et en goût 24 Controversy in French Drama d’une autorité usurpée” (parlements still possessing and enjoying the authority they usurped) and the court, where there was “très peu de fidelité sans intérêt” (very little fidelity without self-interest).

For Tartuffe (and he is well placed to know), private behavior is a far more accurate gauge of any reality than words or reputation. 22 L o uis XI V ’s H y po c r i sy While Tartuffe uses religion to achieve his personal ambitions in a piece of comic drama, a similar strategy is recommended in all seriousness and with some important caveats to Louis XIV by Pierre Le Moyne, who promotes the notion of “piété par interest” (political piety) and observes with striking cynicism that il n’y a point de frein plus propre à manier les Peuples que la Religion.

This is, in 1662, to overstate the case somewhat, but it does reflect an incipient reality as, in the course of the 1660s, Louis XIV was to tighten his grip on the various cabals that he encountered. It is also a reminder of Louis’s 28 Controversy in French Drama explicit desire to be rid of all “cabales inutiles” (unwelcome cabals). Retz was replaced first by Pierre de Marca (“homme d’un savoir et d’un mérite extraordinaires” [137] [a man of extraordinary knowledge and merit]), who promptly died, and then by his former tutor, Péréfixe.

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