Wednesday, April 27, 2011

LIFE then ...

... Transmissions from a Lone Star: Party of the damned | Columnists | RIA Novosti.

“They came from 69 nations: one emperor, eight kings and a cardinal, grand dukes, crown princes, and sheikhs, presidents, premiers and vice presidents…They dined sumptuously on roast peacock, drank the finest wine… Fifty gold-threaded uniforms for (the) royal court cost $1,000 each…Colored light bulbs alone cost $840,000.”

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