It had been respected by Richelieu even in his victory over the Huguenots, and only lightly tampered with by Mazarin.
Cardinal Mazarin then brought in a Bible, with a cross upon the volume.
His individual inclination was to come to an understanding with the Queen and even with Mazarin, as he had very clearly shown.
Mazarin, as we have mentioned, had acquired enormous wealth.
The contest was begun between Mazarin and the great Conde, and it was not with the prince that the victory was to remain.
Probably not one half of those who shouted so loudly "Down with Mazarin!"
Cardinal Mazarin, a great diamond fancier, had endeavored to stimulate diamond-cutting in Paris.
And now what was the actual position of Mazarin on succeeding to power in 1643?
Cardinal Mazarin, although in every other respect a worthless person, deserved to be praised for having opposed this marriage.
But enough has been said to show plainly that Anne of Austria loved Mazarin.