Northern France: From Belgium and the English Channel to the Loire, Excluding Paris and Its Environs; Handbook for Travellers

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K. Baedeker, 1889 - 395 páginas
 

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Página 221 - By degrees, daylight itself witnesses Noyades: women and men are tied together, feet and feet, hands and hands ; and flung in: this they call Mariage Republicain, Republican Marriage.
Página 10 - return to him and to them that sent you hither, and say to them that they send no more to me for any adventure that falleth, as long as my son is alive : and also say to them that they suffer him this day to win his spurs ;3 for if God be pleased, I will this journey be his and the honour thereof, and to them that be about him.
Página iii - Northern France from Belgium and the English Channel to the Loire excluding Paris and its Environs.
Página 10 - but he is hardly matched, wherefore he hath need of your aid." "Well," said the king, " return to him and to them that sent you hither, and say to them that they send no more to me for any adventure that falleth, so long as my son is alive ; and also say to them that they suffer him this day to win his spurs, for, if God be pleased, I will this day to be his and the honour thereof, and to them that be about him.
Página 10 - THE Englishmen, who were in three battles lying on the ground to rest them, as soon as they saw the Frenchmen approach, they rose upon their feet fair and easily without any haste and arranged their battles. The first, which was the prince's battle, the archers there stood in manner of a herse and the men of arms in the bottom of the battle.
Página 10 - Genoways felt the arrows piercing through heads, arms and breasts, many of them cast down their cross-bows and did cut their strings and returned discomfited. When the French king saw them fly away, he said : ' Slay these rascals, for they shall let and trouble us without reason.
Página 174 - Looking up suddenly, I found mine eyes Confronted with the minster's vast repose. Silent and gray as forest-leaguered cliff Left inland by the ocean's slow retreat, That hears afar the breeze-borne rote and longs, Remembering shocks of surf that clomb and fell, Spume-sliding down the baffled decuman, It rose before me, patiently remote From the great tides of life it breasted once, Hearing the noise of men as in a dream.
Página xli - ... were registered as such. On former occasions it had been customary to class all who had refused to state what their religion was, or who denied having any religion, as Roman Catholics. The number of persons set down as belonging to ' various creeds
Página 34 - ... facade of St. Ouen would have been if completed as designed. This church once possessed a noble central tower and spire, destroyed in 1794. When all this was complete, few churches of its age could have competed with it. St. Jacques at Dieppe is another church of the same age, and possessing the same lace-like beauty of detail and elaborate finish, which charms in spite of soberer reason, that tells us it is not in stone that such vagaries should be attempted.

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