Charles Joseph de Ligne (de Ligne)( Marshal of France, statesman and writer.)
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Biography Charles Joseph de Ligne (de Ligne)
(1735-1814), Marshal of France, statesman and writer. In Crimea arrived in the retinue of Catherine II, commits in 1787, Mr.. trip to Crimea. During the journey the empress gave him land in Partenit
. From the "Crimean letters, or letters from the Prince de Ligne to the Marquise de Kuan"
. On the silver shore of the Black Sea, . of streamy Bank, . which fall all torrent Chatir-Dagh, . in the shadow of the two largest, . which only exist, . and old, . as world, . scream, . at the foot of the cliff, . where else can see the column, . pitiful remnant of such a famous temple of Diana's sacrifice of Iphigenia, . the left of the rock, . Toas dropped from strangers, . Finally, . an excellent location in the whole world I write about it all.,
. Sit on the tiles
. Turkish carpet, surrounded by the Tatars, who are in charge of how I write and raise his eyes in admiration, as if before them the second Mahomet.
. ... Then scheming: sated almost all known, . Why would not I live here? I will set these Muslim Tatars, . forcing them to drink wine, . and, . giving my view of the palace housing, . visible distance Mariners, . build eight houses tenants with columns and balustrade, . hides the roof.,