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Cora Pearl (born Emma Elizabeth Crouch, 1835-1886) was an English courtesan or "demi-mondaine" who lived in France, and was nicknamed "the great horizontal" or "the daily". She was mistress to the highest aristocracy of the Second Empire, including Prince Napoleon and the Duke of Morny. After ruining the young Duval in 1872, she was deported for a while. Neither of their reputations recovered, and she died impoverished and forgotten in 1886.

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