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Marriage, in life, is like a duel in the midst of a battle. ---->>>

It was in the Papal States that I studied the Roman Question. I traveled over every part of the country; I conversed with men of all opinions, examined things very closely, and collected my information on the spot. ---->>>

I have been further enlightened by the conversation and correspondence of some illustrious Italians, whom I would gladly name, were I not afraid of exposing them to danger. ---->>>

I fight fairly, and in good faith. ---->>>

But as the Pope has a long arm, which might reach me in France, I have gone a little out of the way to tell him the plain truths contained in these pages. ---->>>


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Nationality: French
Born: February 14, 1828
Die: January 16, 1885
Occupation: Novelist

Edmond François Valentin About (14 February 1828 – 16 January 1885) was a French novelist, publicist and journalist.(wikipedia)