At Fontainebleau a storm arose suddenly one day about [Marie Antoinette’s] intimacy with Mme. de Polignac. The Chevalier de Luxembourg [made a project of] driving away the countess…

Mme. de Polignac went to the queen and said: “We do not yet love each other enough to be unhappy if we part; but I see it coming, soon I shall not be able to leave you.”

—the memoirs of the Prince de Ligne