Note 039
From Chapter 53 of the Decline & Fall

See the Alexiad (l. iii. p. 78, 79) of Anna Comnena, who, except in filial piety, may be compared to Mademoiselle de Montpensier. In her awful reverence for titles and forms, she styles her father Ancient Greekthe inventor of this royal art, the Ancient GreekandAncient Greek

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