Now I got you puzzled, didn't I? Marthe Bibesco was a Romanian princess who was rather famous in France during the Belle Epoque. She was an amazing wonderful woman which was appraised by Marcel Proust with the following words 'You are not only a splendid writer, Princess, but a sculptor of words, a musician, a purveyor of scents, a poet.'
Her opinion on
“All unfortunate young women are lyrical poets, even those who do not write verse.”
“He reminded me of a fantastic figure in a Hoffman fairy tale of my childhood: the night owl whose apparition in the grandfather clock terrifies little Clara... I sensed something supernatural about him, as if he possessed the keys to a world into which I refused to follow that evening.”
“The use of absolute power weighs on the soul, well into the tenth generation and beyond.”
“Fashion is what clothes reality and offers dreams.”
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