„History is a novel whose author is the people.“

—  Alfred De Vigny, Cinq-Mars; ou, une conjuration sous Louis XIII (1826), L'histoire est un roman dont le peuple est l'auteur. "Réflexions sur la vérité dans l'art", p. 6; translation from James H. Johnson Listening in Paris (1995) p. 252.
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L'histoire est un roman dont le peuple est l'auteur.

Cinq-Mars; ou, une conjuration sous Louis XIII (1826)

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