But now the people of England became very unwilling to pay so much money to the Pope, especially as at this time he was a Frenchman ruling, not from Rome, but from Avignon
. It was folly, Englishmen said, to pay money into the hands of a Frenchman, the enemy of their country, who would use it against their country.
"Was it from Avignon
? I hope it is not to say that your sister is worse."
"So much the more for my having threatened with the Bastile a certain Bounet, a priest of Avignon
, who wanted to publish a genealogy of the Casa Mazarini much too marvelous."
"He would then come upon that part of France which is still in dispute, and he might hope to reach the famous city of Avignon
, where dwells our blessed father, the prop of Christendom."
They were forced to believe that the captain of the musketeers was desirous of preserving an incognito on his route, for Athos derived from his inquiries an assurance that such a cavalier as he described had exchanged his horse for a well-closed carriage on quitting Avignon
. Raoul was much affected at not meeting with D'Artagnan.
He found her at last acting with great success at Avignon
under the same name, looking more majestic than ever as a forsaken wife carrying her child in her arms.
I have been doing odds and ends at Avignon
, at Pont Esprit, at Lyons; upon the Rhone, upon the Saone.' As he spoke, he rapidly mapped the places out with his sunburnt hand upon the floor.
I ought to have been interned in those filthy old barracks in Avignon
a long time ago.
My Lady's maid is a Frenchwoman of two and thirty, from somewhere in the southern country about Avignon
and Marseilles, a large-eyed brown woman with black hair who would be handsome but for a certain feline mouth and general uncomfortable tightness of face, rendering the jaws too eager and the skull too prominent.
The southern districts were ill-watched in particular, in consequence of the disturbances that were perpetually breaking out in Avignon
, Nimes, or Uzes.
Currency: Euro Brief overview: Situated on the left bank of the Rhone, in south east France, picturesque Avignon
has a population of around 100,000, with about a tenth of those living in the ancient town centre, which is enclosed by its medieval ramparts.