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But upon the whole I cannot make much acquaintance here ; aoil though the
churches , palaces , and some private houses are very magnificent , there is no
very great pleasure , after having seen many , in seeing more ; at least the
The palaces and churches , however , are very splendid and maguiticent ; and
what would please you , there are inany very fine pictures : but I do not think their
way of life commodious or pleasant . Let me know how your health has been all ...
Thence we went to St. Roque's church , which is very large : the lower part of the
pillars incrusted with marble . — Three chapels behiud the high altar ; —the last a
mass of low arches.- Altars , I believe , ali round . We passed through Place de ...
We left Paris - St . Denis , a large town ; the church not very large , but the middle
aisle is very lofty and awful - On the left are chapels built beyond the line of the
wall , which destroy the symmetry of the sides-- The organ is higher above the
... gate is the history of our Lord – The painted windows are historical , and said to
be eminently beautiful - We were at another church belonging to a convent , of
which the portal is a dome ; we could not enter further , and it was al . most dark .
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - MrsLee - LibraryThing
Obviously, this rating is for myself alone. Two stars in my library means that I did not like the book, but that someone else might. In this case, I found Boswell to fawning for my enjoyment, and ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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Boswell is a good biographer, better than most modern ones. Samuel Johnson was quite a character, one who, even today, would be interesting to know. Whether discussing the rebellion in the North ... Vollständige Rezension lesen