The Machine King

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According to the Duke of Saint Simon, one had only to know the time of day to know what the king was doing. As an advocate of the rules of etiquette that he refined to an extreme degree, Louis XIV stage-managed his life right down to the most anodyne, trivial gesture. The king rose, dressed, walked, worked and ate in public, in front of hundreds of kowtowing courtiers.

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