Daily Archives: 22 August 2011

Les yeux vv. 4 and 5

Back by popular demand: “Les Yeux” par Sully-Prudhomme. verses 4 and 5 (end): Et comme les astres penchants/Nous quittent, mais au ciel demeurent,/Les prunelles ont leurs couchants,/Mais il n’est pas vrai qu’elles meurent: And as the shooting stars/Leave us, but … Continue reading

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A half-way decent hotel is described as ‘potable’ (drinkable). But beware of l’Hôtel de Ville: this is the Town Hall. Do not try to book in or stay there.

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