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Identifier: daysnearparis00hare
Title: Days near Paris
Year: 1888 (1880s)
Authors: Hare, Augustus J. C. (Augustus John Cuthbert), 1834-1903
Publisher: New York, London and Glasgow, G. Routledge and sons
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
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sprit humain, who poisoned himself in the prisons ofBourg-Egalite when arrested during the Revolution. Thehouse called BAumbnerie was the scene of the horriblecruelties of the Marquis de Sade in the XVIII. c. 9 k. Fontenay-atcx-Roses (to the right of the railway) wasthe residence of Scarron. It is a pretty knot of villas,buried in shrubs and gardens. Fontenay is most easilyreached by the omnibus which starts every fifteen minutesfrom 45 Rue Crenelle St. Honore (50 c), passing throughChatillon-sous-Bagneaux. It is a pleasant walk of 2 k. from the station of Fontenay(open omnibus, 50 c.) to Robinson^ a very singular and rather 3O0 DA YS NEAR PARIS pretty village on the edge of a slight hill. It consists of astreet of cafes and restaurants, the most important of whichhas its little dining-parlors under, around, and high in thebranches of some curious old chestnut trees. The place isexceedingly popular with Parisians of the middle classes,and crowded in fine summer evenings. Quantities of

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ROBINSON. donkeys and horses are waiting to convey visitors to theneighboring village of Aulnay, which stands at the entranceof the Vallee aux Loups^ containing the grotesque house ofChateaubriand, about which he says: Je precedais lamairie du moyen age qui vous hebete k present. Pleasantrides may be taken from Robinson through the Bois deVerribres. SCEA UX 301 The railway winds oddly and pleasantly amongst gar-dens to— 12 ^. Sceaux (which may also be reached by an omni-bus starting every hour from the Passage Dauphine, 50 c,and passing through Bagneux^ where the church of St.Herbland has a fine XIII. c. portal). Sceaux first becamecelebrated in the XIII. c. from the relics of St. Mammes,martyred in Cappadocia, brought from Palestine by Adamde Colis, and preserved in the church, where they were be-lieved to cure from colic those who approached them.Colbert built a magnificent chateau at Sceaux, employingPerrault in his buildings, Lebrun for their decoration,and Lenotre in laying out

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