The New Paris

Author: Lindsey Tramuta
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Journalist Lindsey Tramuta offers detailed insight into the rapidly evolving worlds of food, wine, pastry, coffee, beer, fashion, and design in the delightful city of Paris.

Galignani S New Paris Guide

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Another foundling hospital was established ; the fronts of St. Sulpice and St.
Eustache constructed, and the Garden of Plants enlarged and enriched To arrest
the progress of smuggling, the farmers-general of the taxes obtained of Louis XV.
, in 1784, authority to enclose Paris with an immense wall. The new boulevards,
and the villages of Chaillot. le Roule, and Mouceaui, were enclosed within the
bounds of Paris ; Montmartre would also have been enclosed within the walls,
but, upon ...

New Paris Guide

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The old markets were enlarged, and new ones formed. Steam-engines were
established on the banks of the Seine, to accelerate the distribution of water to
different quarters of the city; and the Pont Louis XVI. formed a communication
between the Faubourg St. Honore and that of St. Germain. To arrest the progress
of smuggling, the farmers-general of the taxes obtained of Louis XVI., in 1783,
authority to enclose Paris with an immense wall. The new boulevards and the
villages of ...

New Paris Guide Or Stranger S Companion Through The French Metropolis

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... poids de marc, answers to 0,4895 kilogramme of the new weight, or ^555
English grains. The corn measure of Paris was the muid, which was divided into
1 2 setiers, 24 mines, 48 minots, or 1 44 boisseaux, and the boisseau into
i61Urons. The setier equals i,56 hectolitre, or 4-427 English bushels. The
principal measure for wine was also the muid, which was divided into 36 setiers,
1 44 quarts, or 288 pintes. The muid answered to 2,68 hectolitres, or 70,80
English gallons. The pinte ...

Galignani S New Paris Guide

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But under the Directory, the museum of the Louvre was opened, and during the
consular and imperial government, Paris assumed more than its former
splendour. Grand projects of public utility were adopted, and many were
executed with unexampled celerity. The Place du Carrousel was disencumbered
of tbe deformed buildings which arose in front of the Sovereign's palace ; the
Louvre was completed ; the new galleries between that palace and the Tuileries
were begun, and the ...

Galignani S New Paris Guide Thirteenth Edition Etc

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__VV ' » v- . ralofthc Department consists of 36 members, elected 3 by each
arrondisscment of Paris, and of 8 members, elected It by each rural
arrondisseinent. The members ot'each arrondissement form its municipal council,
and as such are subject to the controul of the council-general. There are also
attached to the prefecture 6 auditors ot' the council of state; and a comité
consultatif, composed of the prefect and 10 members—The bureaux of the
departmental prefecture are at the ...

Galignani S New Paris Guide Or Stranger S Companion Through The French Metropolis Containing A Detailed And Accurate Description Of All The Public Edifices Gardens Etc An Account Of The Political Scientific Commercial Religoius And Moral Institutions Of The Capital With An Historical Sketch Of Paris And All Necessary And Useful Directions Of The Traveller To Which Is Added An Historical And Picturesque Description Of The Environs To Which Is Prefixed A Plan For Viewing Paris In A Week Embellished With A Map Of Paris And Twelve Engravings

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Apothecaries' weight was the poids de mare of 16 ounces, 32 duelles, 128
sciliques, I92 sextules, 256 drachms, 763 scrnples, or 9216 grains. , The pound,
poids de mare, answers to 0_,4895 kilogramme of the new weight, or 7555
English grams. The corn measure of Paris was the muid, which was divided into
12 setiers, 24 mines, 4S minors, or 144 hoisseaux, and the hoisseau into lfilitrons
. The setier equals 1,56 hectolitre, or 4427 English bushels. The principal
measure for wine ...

Old And New Paris Its History Its People And Its Places Volume I I Illustrated

Author: Henry Sutherland Edwards
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It replied to the coalition against France by a declaration of war, called the
country to arms, and decreed the formation of a camp of 20,000 men beneath the
walls of Paris. The king making objection to these vigorous measures, the
Assembly declared the monarchy at an end, and on the 10th of August it was
abolished, or rather “suspended,” by law. On the 10th of August, 1792, the
Legislative Assembly, in presence of Louis XVI., decreed the “provisional
suspension of the chief of the ...