Madame herself had published etchings by her own fair hands; and to hear of these things excited the emulation of Madame Du Barry.
She was succeeded by Du Barry who was taken from a house of debauch.
The debts of Du Barry were paid and money enough was given to her so that she could still give with both hands.
Du Barry de Merval, Études sur l'Architecture Égyptienne, pp. 129, 130.
Arnould suffered under a loss of court favor, owing to her having made Mme. Du Barry the butt of her pointed sarcasms.
Who has not heard of the disgraceful and disgusting iniquities of Pompadour and Du Barry?
Du Barry, having received the chateau as a gift from the king, sought to decorate it and reëmbellish it anew.
Yet Du Barry, when all her faults are set against her, suffered undue execration.
Even the poor weeping Du Barry was gone, hustled from the palace at the wandering orders of the dying delirious king.
If they had only called that picture 'Du Barry' instead of 'Passion,' think what a hit it would have made!