Louis XIV Asks Riddles III

Esteemed Readers,

it’s time for a new curious riddle. I will give you a little hint: this is a plant known to all of you. Good luck!

‘I long for an eternal spring. My colour is the colour of hope. I desire to keep my youth. I’m regarded as a treasure. All children of mine are dressed in gold. They often spend their time with Ladies. Those Ladies kiss them & touch with their hands. And when they feel pleasant burning of my children, they become less vanish’.

REPLY to the Riddle posted on February 21, 2019: COFFEE

Vive le Roy! 🙂 🙂

Maria KethuProfumo

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12 Responses to Louis XIV Asks Riddles III

  1. jorgesapia says:

    Agora fiquei curioso.

  2. moiragoff says:

    Dear Maria, I keep hoping to hear the answer to this one. I’m no good at riddles, but I wanted to say the orange tree – these were were kept in tubs at Versailles, inside during the winter and then put out into the terraced garden with the warmth of spring. All best wishes, Moira

    • kethuprofumo says:

      Dear Moira, you are the only one who was very close to its sense. This is a lemon-tree, I have posted the answer my last post together with the new 17th century riddle. 🙂 Thanks for joining this riddle competition. In fact, the riddles are very complicated. I admire the allegoric imagination of people of that times.

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