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The Cathedrals of Southern France

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Published: 1904
Language: English
Wordcount: 81,673 / 264 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 49.6
LoC Category: DC
Downloads: 423
Added to site: 2011.07.19
mnybks.net#: 30445
Genre: History
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Moulins-sur-Allier--although none of these examples are among the noblest or the most magnificent in France. They have, however, been completed successfully, and in the true spirit of the original.

To know the shops and boulevards of Paris does not necessarily presume a knowledge of France. This point is mentioned here from the fact that many have claimed a familiarity with the cathedrals of France; when to all practical purposes, they might as well have begun and ended with the observation that Notre Dame de Paris stands on an island in the middle of the Seine.

The author would not carp at the critics of the first volume of this series, which appeared last season. Far from it. They were, almost without exception, most generous. At least they granted, unqualifiedly, the reason for being for the volume which was put forth bearing the title: "Cathedrals of Northern France."

The seeming magnitude of the undertaking first came upon the author and artist while preparing the first vol

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