Pot de vin, arrestations arbitraires, mitraillades, transnoninades, elle couvre tout de son manteau  

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

Pot de vin, arrestations arbitraires, mitraillades, transnoninades, elle couvre tout de son manteau [1] [2]

A pear (Louis-Philippe) is using his royal cloak to cover up the various wrongdoings of his entourage. The royal cloak protects the King's crafty politicians, ministers, and judges.[3]

An 1834 lithograph by Honore Daumier: "Bribes, high-handed arrests, volleys of grape-shot, murderers of rue Transnonain, she covers them all with her robe." [4]

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