I forgot -- the furniture of the different chateaux
It was dotted with bright-looking, steep-roofed, villages, and each showed a distinctive and interesting church beside its wireless telegraph steeple; here and there were large chateaux
and parks and white roads, and paths lined with red and, white cable posts were extremely conspicuous in the landscape.
This Falleix, a respectable Auvergnat who had come to seek his fortune in Paris with his smelting- pot on his back, had found immediate employment with the firm of Brezac, collectors of metals and other relics from all chateaux
in the provinces.
The whole face of the country was scarred and disfigured, mottled over with the black blotches of burned farm-steadings, and the gray, gaunt gable-ends of what had been chateaux.
Yet they had still the human gift of speech, and would take council among themselves in their brushwood hovels, glaring with bleared eyes and pointing with thin fingers at the great widespread chateaux which ate like a cancer into the life of the country-side.
Luxury properly belongs to the boudoir and the guest-chamber, to great houses and chateaux
Rising in steep roofs and spires of seagreen slate in the manner of the old French-Scotch chateaux
, it reminded an Englishman of the sinister steeple-hats of witches in fairy tales; and the pine woods that rocked round the green turrets looked, by comparison, as black as numberless flocks of ravens.
This flat, flourishing, easy country never could have looked more rich and prosperous than in that opening summer of 1815, when its green fields and quiet cities were enlivened by multiplied red- coats: when its wide chaussees swarmed with brilliant English equipages: when its great canal-boats, gliding by rich pastures and pleasant quaint old villages, by old chateaux
lying amongst old trees, were all crowded with well-to-do English travellers: when the soldier who drank at the village inn, not only drank, but paid his score; and Donald, the Highlander, billeted in the Flemish farm- house, rocked the baby's cradle, while Jean and Jeannette were out getting in the hay.
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In 1855 the French designated chateaux
growths from first to fifth according to the prices their wines commanded.
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Relais et Chateaux
has 150 distinctiveestablishments in France.