For instance, next week you may find me the guest of a grandee of Spain, or you may find me off for Venice, or flitting toward Dresden
Impatient to show herself in all her glory, Mademoiselle Cormon told Jacquelin to serve coffee and liqueurs in the salon, where he presently set out, in view of the whole company, a magnificent liqueur-stand of Dresden
china which saw the light only twice a year.
I have been to Dresden
, yet am completely in the dark as to what Dresden
As we were not to remain long in Prague, but to go on speedily to Dresden
, it was proposed that we should drive out the next morning and take a general view of the place, as well as visit some of its specially interesting spots, before the heat became oppressive--for we were in August, and the season was hot and dry.
He noticed that in the new contingent there were many young girls, and he remembered what a lady in Dresden
had once said to him--that America was the country of the Madchen.
He was enchanted by her approbation of his taste, confessed it to be neat and simple, thought it right to encourage the manufacture of his country; and for his part, to his uncritical palate, the tea was as well flavoured from the clay of Staffordshire, as from that of Dresden
There is a certain suspicion of 'shadow' in your face, like in that of Holbein's Madonna in Dresden
When I went to Dresden
six-and-twenty years ago," she said, "a certain friend of mine announced her intention of making me a present.
But I have been able to dwell in their charming out-land or no-land with the shepherds and shepherdesses and nymphs, satyrs, and fauns, of Tasso and Guarini, and I take the finest pleasure in their company, their Dresden
china loves and sorrows, their airy raptures, their painless throes, their polite anguish, their tears not the least salt, but flowing as sweet as the purling streams of their enamelled meadows.
To her he looked like a something of Dresden
china, to be handled gently and with care, liable to be shattered to fragments by the first rough touch.
Whole nations fought against nations in tremendous battles, at Dresden
, Lutzen, and Bautzen, and then it was that France showed extraordinary heroism, for you must all of you bear in mind that in those times a stout grenadier only lasted six months.
For numbers and for carnage it was an Austerlitz or Dresden