He got up and walked across the Place de la Concorde and the Tuileries gardens to the Louvre.
He went back to the hotel, where he and Dallas were to meet; and together they walked again across the Place de la Concorde and over the bridge that leads to the Chamber of Deputies.
In the early morning he would rush out of the hotel and go to the Champs Elysees, and stand at the Place de la Concorde
. It was June, and Paris was silvery with the delicacy of the air.
He read of the swallows that fly in and out of the little cafe at Smyrna where the Hadjis sit counting their amber beads and the turbaned merchants smoke their long tasselled pipes and talk gravely to each other; he read of the Obelisk in the Place de la Concorde
that weeps tears of granite in its lonely sunless exile and longs to be back by the hot, lotus-covered Nile, where there are Sphinxes, and rose-red ibises, and white vultures with gilded claws, and crocodiles with small beryl eyes that crawl over the green steaming mud; he began to brood over those verses which, drawing music from kiss-stained marble, tell of that curious statue that Gautier compares to a contralto voice, the "monstre charmant" that couches in the porphyry-room of the Louvre.
If I express myself strongly it is all because I love you so much; and from that point of view I may say I should as soon have thought of making up to that piece of pale high-mightiness as I should have thought of making up to the Obelisk in the Place des la Concorde
There are four hundred over there at the end of the pont de la Concorde
(so called because it leads to the scene of perpetual discord between the Right and Left of the Chamber); three hundred more at the end of the rue de Tournon.
ENTHUSIASTS have celebrated the 50th anniversary of the first British test flight of Concorde
The former chief pilot of Concorde
has spoken of his pride atSurrey'srelationship with the aircraft, as it celebrates its 50th anniversary.
Throughout the 27-year operating history of Concorde
(1976 - 2003), aircraft cabin designers had to wrestle with the challenge of how to make the jetliner-interior environment appeal to the hearts, minds and sensibilities of aviation's top net-worth market segment.
A NEW museum housing the last-ever Concorde
to be built and to fly has opened to the public for the first time.
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fans remembered the supersonic aircraft with affection last week as as the 40th anniversary of its first commercial flight was reached.