Saturday, February 20, 2010

06Oct1870, How French the French Are!

HOLKER, October 6th, 1870.
—The only communication with Paris is by balloons. The citizens are said to be orderly ; but 0 how French the French are ! The papers say that Jules is always hugging Jacques, and all the talk and jabber and martial struts and "manifestations" and offerings of bouquets to the Strasburg statue sound unearthly and babyish.

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