The History of France, Band 2

Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts, 1860

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Seite iii - Svo. 63s. Crosse. — Memorials, Scientific and Literary, of Andrew Crosse, the Electrician. Edited by Mrs.
Seite 505 - Francis disdained such aims and spurned such duties. He gave himself up to his pleasures, — framed a court of which licentiousness was the habit, and from which justice, temperance, and every Christian as well as chivalric virtue was banished. During the first years of his reign, the king bestowed his affections upon the Countess de Chateaubriand, of the family of Foix, sister of Lautrec. The Duchess of Etampes, who succeeded her in the monarch's favour, was remarkable for CHAP.
Seite 637 - Jesus Christ ; to make the Mass a sacrifice for the sins of the dead and living, is a sacrilege and an abomination," Henry flung a plate at him, and sent him to prison.
Seite 44 - Guisay, proposed to the king and his companions to attire themselves as satyrs, and, under the cover of their masks, taunt and tease the wedding party. The disguise was effected by means of linen dresses, to which tow was fixed with pitch. Five of these personages joined the company at the Hotel St. Pol, and indulged in the most extravagant cries, dances, and gestures, when the mad idea seized the Duke of Orleans of setting fire to the dresses of the masqueraders. They were in a flame in an instant,...
Seite 183 - Arc did was to restore their confidence ; this was her good fortune or her mission. It was with the same town militia of Orleans with which she had stormed the English bastides, that Jeanne took Jargeau and drove the English from the Loire.
Seite 489 - Turkish horse, and rode with exultation to St. Jean de Luz, and from thence to Bayonne, where his mother and friends awaited him.

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