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GENEVA.-Mount Jura-Lake Leman-Ferney-Voltaire-Learned

Ladies-English Burial Ground-J. J. Rousseau-The House in

which he was born-Magazine of M. Baute


LAUSANNE. — Residence of Gibbon John Kemble - Beauties of



BERNE.—Swiss Costume-Fondness of the Bernese for Bears-

Origin of the Supporters to the Civic Arms


Baden.— Roofed Wooden Bridges—Baths and Bathers


Zurich.—Tomb of Gessner-Lavater - Physiognomy and Phreno-

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 117

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


ST. 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-Tomb 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

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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