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    Every time I bestow a vacant office I make a hundred discontented persons and one ingrate.
    Louis XIV (1638-1715), French king. Quoted in Le Siècle de Louis XIV, ch. 26, Voltaire (1751). Remark made following the disgrace of the Duke of Lauzun, c. 1669.

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