Foucquet had given him a more pretentious work; it was to complete a suite, the History of Constantine, after Raphael.
Foucquet thought to have gained the confidence and admiration of the king.
The Abbe Foucquet did not quite understand all this, which was very rapidly and roughly explained to him.
Foucquet had believed in listening to Lauzun that he was mentally deranged.
Foucquet depicts a debauched priest who has a bad cold and has been drinking sour wine.
A fearful cut, but only a straw to the fate which followed, the investigations into the affairs of Superintendent Foucquet.
Saint-Mars, however, only knew of these practices after the death of Foucquet; the troubles of Lauzun were then at an end.