Dicken's Dictionary of Paris, 1883: An Unconventional Handbook

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Macmillan & Company, 1883 - 276 pages
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Page 99 - Fly fishing may be a very pleasant amusement ; but angling or float fishing, I can only compare to a stick and a string, with a worm at one end, and a, fool at the other.
Page 33 - Dictionnaire universel de la vie pratique à la ville et à la campagne, contenant les notions d'une utilité générale et d'une application journalière et tous les renseignements usuels en matière : 1°...
Page 126 - Je désire que mes cendres reposent sur les bords de la Seine, au milieu de ce peuple français que j'ai tant aimé.
Page 99 - Priestley's friends resolved to celebrate the i4th of July, the anniversary of the taking of the Bastille.
Page 182 - ... honours. ABOUT two or three days after the ball at Versailles, I went to see Marshal Vaillant at the War Office, to thank him for his kindness in sending me the ticket for the review. Our acquaintance was already then of a couple of years' standing. It had begun at Dr. Veron's, who lived, at the time, at the corner of the Rue de Rivoli and the Rue de Castiglione. The old soldier — he was over sixty then — had a very good memory, and used to tell me garrison stories, loveadventures of the...

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