„The Pyrenees have ceased to exist.“

—  Luis XIV de Francia, Il n'y a plus de Pyrénées. On his grandson becoming King of Spain, quoted in Voltaire, Le Siècle de Louis XIV (1751), ch.28
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Il n’y a plus de Pyrénées.

Au duc d’Anjou qui voulait partir en Espagne, le roi lui prévint que le royaume de France s’unira à celui d’Espagne car son petit-fils y régnera.

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rey de Francia 1638 - 1715

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