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Delphine de Girardin, pen name Vicomte Delaunay, was a French author. She was born at Aachen, and christened Delphine Gay. Her mother, the well-known Madame Sophie Gay, brought her up in the midst of a brilliant literary society.
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French author. Delphine Girardin, daughter of M. Her trip produced various poems including the popular "Napoline"
The power of words is immense. A well-chosen word has often sufficed to stop a flying army, to change defeat into victory, and to save an empire. Self-interest, that leprosy of the age, attacks us from infancy, and we are startled to observe little heads calculate before knowing how to reflect.
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