As may be imagined, tormented as Alberoni was by jealousy and suspicion, this caused him infinite alarm.
Here's a letter, signed Alberoni, the great Cardinal in Spain.
This project, on which had rested many of Alberoni's hopes, was finally stopped by the death in battle of the Swedish king.
Alberoni was born in a gardener's cottage, and as a child he was the bell-ringer.
He now perceived the madness of Alberoni's ambitious projects.
The accusations of the traitor Nimtsch are lies and the work of that devil of an Alberoni.
Alberoni obtained the coveted cardinalate but his triumph was transient.
Neither Alberoni nor Casali have seen her, so that you may easily imagine how hopeless are my chances.
That this was the exact age for adventurers, Alberoni and Dubois are sufficient proofs.
They begin with the Italian Alberoni who started life as a farm laborer; then became an ecclesiastic, and ultimately a cardinal.