What is Dickens' attitude toward Monseigneur in "A Tale of Two Cities"?

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Monseigneur represents the excesses of the French aristocracy before the revolution. One telling scene is in chapter VII, when he drinks his morning chocolate. It took four men to provide him a simple cup of hot chocolate:

One lacquey carried the chocolate-pot into the sacred presence; a second, milled and frothed the chocolate with the little instrument he...

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