I discovered more distinctly the black sides of Jura, and the bright summit of Mont Blanc.
During this short voyage I saw the lightning playing on the summit of Mont Blanc in the most beautiful figures.
One magnificent evening, the 30th July (that is to say, three weeks after our departure), the frigate was abreast of Cape Blanc
, thirty miles to leeward of the coast of Patagonia.
Accept a ribbon red, I beg, For Madam Purrer's tail, And ice cream made by lovely Peg, A Mont Blanc
in a pail.
There is Napoleon; who, upon the top of the column of Vendome, stands with arms folded, some one hundred and fifty feet in the air; careless, now, who rules the decks below; whether Louis Philippe, Louis Blanc
, or Louis the Devil.
And this would help him to understand why constructing artificial flowers or performing on a tread-mill is work, while rolling ten-pins or climbing Mont Blanc
is only amusement.
As we have said, the inspector, from discretion, and that he might not disturb the Abbe Faria's pupil in his researches, had seated himself in a corner, and was reading Le Drapeau Blanc
Here ample time will be given not only to look over the city, which was founded six hundred years before the Christian era, and its artificial port, the finest of the kind in the Mediterranean, but to visit Paris during the Great Exhibition; and the beautiful city of Lyons, lying intermediate, from the heights of which, on a clear day, Mont Blanc
and the Alps can be distinctly seen.
The glasses brought them to within two miles, less than that separating the summit of Mont Blanc
from the level of the sea.
He was crossing the Rue Mont Blanc
with every appearance of an aimless stroller.
To think of a blanc
bec like yourself challenging a person like the Baron to a duel
Mademoiselle Louise Francoise de la Baume le Blanc
, the daughter of the Marquise de la Valliere," said Madame, ceremoniously.