Day 122: May 2 – He Who Trust Not, Is Not Deceived

~ Orangerie – Château de Versailles


As soon as foundations are undermined everything built on them collapses of its own accord, and therefore I will challenge directly all the first principles on which everything I formerly believed rests.

~ Descartes, Meditations



 I started out with nothing and I’ve still got most of it left.

~ Anon


What Happened

1519: Leonardo da Vinci dies in a king’s arms.

1611: The Authorised Version of the Bible (King James Version) is first published.

1729: The birth of Catherine the Great.

1808: The population of Madrid rises against Napoleon.

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