Over There

War Scenes on the Western Front

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Author: Arnold Bennett
Published: 1915
Language: English
Wordcount: 29,714 / 92 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 73.2
LoC Category: U
Downloads: 979
Added to site: 2004.07.01
mnybks.net#: 8288
Genres: War, Non-fiction
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tenth century, and terrific massacres occurred outside its walls in the fourteenth century, massacres in which the English aristocracy took their full share of the killing. Also, in the seventeenth century, Bossuet was Bishop of Meaux. Finally, in the twentieth century, the Germans just got to Meaux, and they got no further. It was, so far as I can make out, the nearest point to Paris which they soiled.

I could not go even to Meaux without formalities, but the formalities were simple. The dilatory train took seventy minutes, dawdling along the banks of the notorious Marne. In an automobile one could have done the journey in half the time. An automobile, however, would have seriously complicated the formalities. Meaux contains about fourteen thousand inhabitants. Yet it seems, when you are in it, to' consist chiefly of cathedral. When you are at a little distance away from it, it seems to consist of nothing but cathedral. In this it resembles Chartres, and many another city in France.

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