Paris and Environs with Routes from London to Paris: Handbook for Travellers

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K. Baedeker, 1898 - Paris (France) - 420 pages
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Page 333 - June, 1789 (p. 309), after they had found the assembly-room closed against them, and where, on the motion of the deputy Mounier, they took a solemn oath, 'de ne jamais se se'parer, de se rassembler partout ou les circonstances 1'exigeront, jusqu'a ce que la constitution du royaume soil e'tablie et affermie sur des fondements solides'.
Page 114 - School, the master has drawn his inspiration from the 'woman clothed with the sun , and the moon under her feet , and upon her head a crown of twelve stars
Page 250 - During the Revolution it was used as a prison, but in 1795 it was ceded by the Convention to the Academies, or societies of savants, who had hitherto met in the Louvre. Its name was then changed to the Palais de l'Institut, art& It v)a.& wsV «%wiv «os^iss^«&.
Page 287 - ... robed in white, officiated in the religious part of the ceremony. The rejoicings on this occasion were universal, as it was believed that the Revolution was now happily terminated. A similar festival, the famous Champ de Mai. was celebrated here with the utmost pomp by Napoleon on 1st June, 18i5.
Page 371 - I. (d. 1547), however, who converted the mediaeval fortress into a palace of almost unparalleled extent and magnificence. The exterior is less imposing than that of some other contemporaneous edifices, as the...

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