Goodworthy asked him suddenly if he would like to go to Paris
. The firm did the accounts for a hotel in the Faubourg St.
Mazarin being thus placed beyond the pale of the protection of the law, preparations on both sides were commenced -- by the queen, to attack Paris
, by the citizens, to defend it.
is a town in which cancans do not usually flourish, their proper theatre being provincial and trading places, beyond a question; still there ARE cancans at Paris
; for all sorts of persons frequent that centre of civilization.
Life is my business - life - this great city, Paris
after dark - its lights, its gardens, its odd corners.
On nothing per annum then, and during a course of some two or three years, of which we can afford to give but a very brief history, Crawley and his wife lived very happily and comfortably at Paris
. It was in this period that he quitted the Guards and sold out of the army.
"Not going to Paris
! Not g well, then, where in the nation are you going to?"
It goes without saying that this impatience to return toward Paris
had for a cause the danger which Mme.
He declared he would never leave us in Paris
alone, and that we must return and come out again.
He was a Turkish merchant and had inhabited Paris
for many years, when, for some reason which I could not learn, he became obnoxious to the government.
In addition to this, my father had urged new tasks upon me, so that altogether Paris
was an enigma.
"Would not the French ladies leave Paris
if the Russians entered it?" asked Pierre.
There remains to-day but a very imperceptible vestige of the Place de Grève, such as it existed then; it consists in the charming little turret, which occupies the angle north of the Place, and which, already enshrouded in the ignoble plaster which fills with paste the delicate lines of its sculpture, would soon have disappeared, perhaps submerged by that flood of new houses which so rapidly devours all the ancient façades of Paris