Astronomy, Politics, Nationalism
Reports that 'long-sighted Republicans' claimed to see the colours of the tricolour on the clouds that concealed the moon during the recent eclipse. Thinks that the moon would sympathise with France because it too is 'subject to so many changes and revolutions'.
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