An excerpt from the first act of Corneille's Attila, King of Huns.
In Act I, scene 3, of Corneille's Cinna or The Clemency of Augustus, Cinna speaks to his beloved Emilia about the plot to assassinate the emperor Augustus. I read from my translation of the play.
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Diego : Mentir est toujours une sottise.
Nada : Non, c’est une politique.
Albert Camus , L’État de siège.