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Barbizon - February, 2007 ‘Il faut bien servir à quelque chose’ said Paul, adjusting to the unknown interior.  ‘Mais vous pensez vraiment que Sarkozy va gagner les éléctions?’ Asked the barman, who was drying glasses behind the counter.  Paul took a long swig of beer. Suddenly, a small boy came running round the corner of … Continue reading }{ You’ve got to serve a purpose }{

Proscriptions: How to make a killing and beat your enemies

“And while the people were still in this state of mind, those murders by proscription which Sulla had once indulged in were once more resorted to and the whole city was filled with corpses. Many were killed in their houses, many even in the streets and here and there in the fora and around the … Continue reading Proscriptions: How to make a killing and beat your enemies