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Fifteen hundred years of wealth and glory for the chruchmen and still for Les Canuts:

"We weave your vestments of gold, Church Grandees,
while we have no shirts ourselves!"

Christianity in action!  At its finest.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."

by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Fri Oct 9th, 2009 at 03:37:51 PM EST
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It was the Lyon silkworkers' song during the first canuts revolt

"Dieu se rit des hommes qui se plaignent des conséquences alors qu'ils en chérissent les causes" Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet
by Melanchthon on Fri Oct 9th, 2009 at 04:18:44 PM EST
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