6. Biography of Marie Antoinette

Stefan Zweig

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VOCABULARY

   received - greeted

   all imaginable - every conceivable

   pleasant enough - quite good

   touched me - aroused my emotions

   affection - signs of love

   zeal - enthusiasm

   taxation - the collection of money by a government

   at the sight of - when they saw



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