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logy-Letters of Lady Jane Grey to Henricus Bulingerus in the

Town Library-Letter from Frederick of Prussia to Professor

H. Müller on Swiss Songs—“Psalterium Davidis," a Greek MS. 56

SCHAUFHAUSEN. - Beauty of its Scenery- Its Cascade


Lucerne.-Its lovely Scenery-Village of Egliseau-Fountain of

the Lion


SECHERON. --Anecdotes of Byron and Shelley, by Maurice, the Boat-

man on the Lake of Geneva-Nantua-Bellegarde-Natural Cu-

riosity near Bellegarde


Lyons. — The Ancient Lugdunum— Remains of Antiquity, Various

Calamities to Lyons-Museum-Bronze Tablets of Emperor

Claudius-Leg of a Bronze Horse-The Saône and the Rhône-

City of Lyons—The Mountain Fourvière--Inscription of the

Altar discovered in 1705–Marc Antony's Aqueduct-Ancient

Castle of Francheville--Silk Manufactories


Vienne. -The Inn-Castle of Mont Léans-Condrieux-Its Inha-

bitants- Mobility of French Character-Vineyards of the Cote
Rotie- Description of Vienne, or the Vienna Allobrogem, the
most Ancient City of the Gauls - Its Antiquities and Ruins-
- Museum-Its valuable Curiosities - Scenery around Vienne-
Comparison of French and English Suburbs-Council held in
Vienne in 1311 and 1312, which abolished the Knights Templars-
Bridge uniting Vienne to St. Colomb- Fine Mosaic Pavement in
a Vineyard - The Table Ronde-Ancient Asylum from Arrest for
Debt or Murder-St. Colomb—Its Antiquities - Fine Specimen
of Mosaic Pavement-Roman Baths-Museum of Monsieur and
Madame Michaud — Mosquitoes at Vienne- Authoress purchases
Mameluke, a Charger-Corpse of a private Soldier killed in a Duel

Duels among Privates not uncommon in France- Antient Baths


at Vienne-Comparison between French and English Comforts—
Domestic Scenes in England-French Peasantry no Lovers of
Plants and Flowers like the English Love of Rural Life unknown
in France-Sketch of a British Merchant-Departure from Vienne


Lyons. — A Day spent with Monsieur Artaud-Furnished by him


with Letters to half the Cognoscenti of Venice and Italy

GRENOBLE. — Route from Lyons- Napoleon's Entry from Elba-

Authoress occupies the Chamber in which Napoleon slept-

Reflections on his return to France-Library and Museum -

Grotto of Sassenage


Sr. MARCELLIN.-Profusion followed by a Famine– Innocent Gaiety

on the Sabbath


VALENCE.- Residence of Napoleon when a Lieutenant-Hill of St.

Peray, famous for its Champagne-Increased Mildness in Tempe-

rature- Mosquitoes—Change in Aspect of the People 124-125

MontelimarT.-Cradle of Reformed Religion in France-Site of

the Chateau de Grignon- Madame de Sévigné.


ORANGE. — The Arch-Its Description and Inscriptions-Mobility

of the Human Mind-Ruins of the Ancient Theatre-Its Present



AVIGNON.- Poetic Associations-Petrarch-Glorious Sunset-A

Visit from the Poet-Laureat of Avignon-Papal Palace --- Its
Chambers of Inquisition–The Scene of Torture and Massacre
during the French Revolution, The Mint-Fountain of Vaucluse
- Petrarch-Laura-Their Passion-Chateau de Madame Laura
- Visit to Petrarch from Robert, the good King of Naples, his
Queen and Court-Hotel of Petrarch and Laura—The Land.
lady's Comparison of English with Continental Travellers--The
Host's Anecdote of the Busts—Avignon, an Agreeable and Cheap
Residence – The Inn, l'Hôtel de l'Europe - The Scene of the
Comedy of the Deaf Lovers—The Son of the Hostess, a Litera-
teur and Antiquary-His English-Monsieur and Madame de L.
- Peasantry around Avignon-Dress of the Women-Red Um-
brellas-Hotel de Crillon-Crillon le Brave, his Reception of
Henri-Quatre-Henri-Quatre and Louis Quatorze-Toinb of
Laura- The Grand Hôpital— Blessedness of Charity-Aqueduct
of the Pont du Gard - The Maison, la Pallière-A Provincial
Soirée at the Hotel de L. - French Conversation-Madame de


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Villume, better known as the Celebrated Mademoiselle Sombreuil
-Her Affecting Story-Chivalrous Spirit of her Family-Heroic
Adventures of her Brother, Charles de Sombreuil-La Baronne
de M-, an English Lady-Her Elegant Hospitality-Foun.
dry at Avignon, formerly the Church of St. Dominic, of the In-
quisition- A Scene for Michael Angelo The Mont de Piété-
The Pawned Watch-The Gold Locket-Reverse of the Picture

- Great Increase of Business at Christmas, that the People of
Avignon might purchase Turkeys for their Christmas Dinner-
Portraits in the Salle de la Commune-The Brave Crillon-His
Son, the Duc de Mahon-Crillon-Louis XVIII.-Duchesse
d'Angoulême-Last Evening at Madame L.'s—Meet the Duc
and Duchesse de C-G- the latter of whom was Dame
d'Honneur to Marie-Louise-Society at Avignon-Attention to
Strangers, especially the English-Night-caps and Fogs—L'Hos-
pice des Insensés—The Maniacs—The Chapel—The Ivory Cru-
cifix, by Guillermin-Turkeys and Chesnuts-Christmas Eve-
Midnight Mass—Christmas Day-A French Plumb-Pudding-
Hospital for Invalid Soldiers-The Inmates-Easy Intercourse
between French Officers and Soldiers-Fortress of Villeneuve-
Authoress rides up its Ascent on Mameluke-Library at Avignon-
Notre-Dame de Don-Churches-- Advantages of Keeping them
open all Day- Comparison between French and English Women

- New Year Reflections-Procession of Inn-Servants-Conven.
tional Good-Breeding of French Lower Classes— French Custom
of presenting Flowers and Verses at this Season-Pleasantness of
French Servitude-- French People generally talented— Excellent
Amateur Actors—Comedie and Comic Opera at the Baronne de
Montfaucon's French Musical Taste- Dinner at the Baron
Montfaucon's— Presents the Authoress with an Antique Glass
Vase, with Human Ashes-Public Theatres-French Dread of
Solitude-People of Ireland and of Avignon-Anecdote of Napo-
leon — Singular Manner of his Birth — Physiognomies of the
Corsicans-French Dancing—The Waltz— The Toilette of Avig-
non-Erroneous English Opinions on French Manners and Cus.
toms- Arrival of a Box of English Books and Newspapers-
Mystery of English Fashion-Definition of a bore, and an Illus-
tration- A Victim to Exclusivism--The Carnival at Avignon-
Le Vent de Bise—The French rarely Suppress their Feelings-
-Mardi- Gras-Departure from Avignon



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