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... and intelligent administration, which advanced step by step, brought the grand duchy to a high level of material prosperity ... In 2000 Tuscany's regional authorities instituted an annual holiday on 30 November to commemorate the event ... During the last few years of his rule in Tuscany, Leopold had begun to be frightened by the increasing disorders in the German and Hungarian dominions of his ...
... Ancestors of Archduke Sigismund, Grand Duke of Tuscany 16 ... Ferdinand IV, Grand Duke of Tuscany 8 ... Archduke Peter Ferdinand, Prince of Tuscany 17 ...
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“Neither the Ages of Faith nor the Age of Doubt had touched him; he was Phaethon in Tuscany driving a cab.”
—E.M. (Edward Morgan)
“The most refined skills of color printing, the intricate techniques of wide-angle photography, provide us pictures of trivia bigger and more real than life. We forget that we see trivia and notice only that the reproduction is so good. Man fulfils his dream and by photographic magic produces a precise image of the Grand Canyon. The result is not that he adores nature or beauty the more. Instead he adores his cameraand himself.”
—Daniel J. Boorstin (b. 1914)
“Humes doctrine was that the circumstances vary, the amount of happiness does not; that the beggar cracking fleas in the sunshine under a hedge, and the duke rolling by in his chariot; the girl equipped for her first ball, and the orator returning triumphant from the debate, had different means, but the same quantity of pleasant excitement.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)