DOOMED TO DAYLIGHT

I watched a snail crawl along the edge of a straight razor. That's my dream; that's my nightmare. Crawling, slithering, along the edge of a straight razor... and surviving.
Jean Georges Vibert (French, 1840–1902), The King of Rome , 1900 
The story of Napoleon forcing the Pope to recognize his son as the King of Rome and, hence, heir to a new Holy Roman Empire, was only one episode in a long, tangled relationship between various French governments and the Holy See.

Jean Georges Vibert (French1840–1902), 
The King of Rome 1900

The story of Napoleon forcing the Pope to recognize his son as the King of Rome and, hence, heir to a new Holy Roman Empire, was only one episode in a long, tangled relationship between various French governments and the Holy See.

(Source: joslyn.org, via centuriespast)

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