Andrey (azangru) wrote,


Англопишущие, выходит, тоже делятся на тех, кто разделяет мнение французов и мнение русских:

Learning the news of Napoleon's defeat at Borodino, Talleyrand is supposed to have said:
Voilà le commencement de la fin.
In English, this means: ``This is the beginning of the end.''


This is the beginning of the end.
-- Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand, speaking of Napoleon's victory at Borodino (during the Russian campaign), 1812


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