Sun King defends kitschy palace: "Le tat, c'est moi"
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I can’t remember where, but I read that, as there were no toilets in the palace at Versailles, the visitors just used to piss and shit in the corridors and state rooms, and hapless servants had to clear it up. No wonder they had all those paintings on the ceilings - you wouldn’t want to look down at the floor.
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