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Paris As It Was and As It Is

A Sketch Of The French Capital, Illustrative of the Effects of the Revolution

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Published: 1803
Language: English
Wordcount: 229,450 / 700 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 19
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 445
mnybks.net#: 1104
Genre: History

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ed to death by the same tribunal--The Palais de Justice, now the seat of different tribunals--The grande chambre newly embellished in the antique style--La Conciergerie, the place of confinement of Lavoisier, Malsherbes, Cordorcet, _&c._--Fortitude displayed by the hapless _Marie-Antoinette_ after her condemnation--_Pont St. Michel_--_Pont Notre-Dame_--Cathedral of _Notre-Dame_--Anecdote of Pepin the Short--Devastations committed in this cathedral--Medallions of _Abélard_ and _Héloïse_ to be seen near _Notre-Dame_ in front of the house where Fulbert, her supposed uncle, resided--_Petit Pont_--_Pont au Double_--_Pont Marie_--Workmen now employed in the construction of three new bridges--Pont de la Tournelle.

LETTER XXXVI. Paris a charming abode for a man of fortune--Summary of its advantages--_Idalium_--_Tivoli_--_Frascati_--_Paphos_--La Phantasmagorie of _Robertson_--Fitzjames, the famous ventriloquist--M

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