Custom of letting out Furniture—The Prince and Princesse Castelcicala—Lady Hawarden—Lady Combermere—Tone of Society at Paris—Attentions paid by Young Men to Old Ladies—Flirtations at Paris—Ceremonious Decorum—Comic Charles de Mornay—Parisian Upholsterers—Rich Furniture—Lord Yarmouth—Elegant Suite of Apartments—Charles Mills—Warm Affections between Relatives in France, 56.
Domestic Arrangements—Changes in Young People—Pleasant Recollections—Lord Lilford—The Marquis and Marquise Zamperi—Comte Alexander de Laborde—The Marquis de Mornay—Mode of passing the Time—Evening Visits in France—Dinner-party—The Duc Dalberg—The Duc de Mouchy—Party to Montmorency—Rousseau’s Hermitage—Sensibility, a Characteristic of Genius—Solitude—Letter of Rousseau to Voltaire—Church, of Montmorency—Baths at Enghien—The Comtesse de Gand—Colonel E. Lygon—The Marquis de Dreux-Breze—Contrast between him and the Duc de Talleyrand—The Baron and Baroness de Ruysch—Mr. Douglas Kinnaird—Sir Francis Burdett—Colonel Leicester Stanhope—The Marquis Palavicini—Charms of Italian Women—Lords Darnley and Charlemont—Mr. Young, the Tragedian—Lord Lansdowne—Estimate of his Character—Sir Robert Peel—Respect for the Memory of Sir William Drummond—Lady Drummond—“Vivian Grey”—Mr. Standish—Intermarriages between the French and the English, 64.
Charles Kemble—His Daughter’s Tragedy of “Francis the First”—Recollections of John Kemble—The Opera—Count Ory—Sir A. Barnard—Secret of Happiness—Visit to Mademoiselle Mars—Her Residence described—Memorial of her Theatrical Career—The Duchesse de la Force—Madame Grassini—Anecdote of her—Visit to Orsay—Its Situation—The Princesse de Croy—Hamlet of Palaiseau—Drama of La Pie Voteuse—Family of the Duc de Guiche—The Vaudeville Theatre—Scribe’s Avant, Pendant, el Apres—Its Dangerous Tendency—French Ambition—Parisian Shopkeepers—Their Officious Conduct, 78.
Lord and Lady Stuart de Rothesay—French
Politeness—Mr. D—— and
T—— —Study of Shakespeare—Attractions of Mrs. T—— —Lady
Charlotte Llndsay and the Misses Berry—Sir William Gell—Mr. and Mrs.
Hare—Female Amiability—Shopping—Hints on Female Dress—Brilliancy of
French Conversation—Mr. J. Strangways—A severe Trial—The
Plague-spot—Miraculous Escape—Dinner given by Comte A. de
Maussion—Goethe’s Faust—Character of “Margaret”—The witty Mr.
M—— —Lord Byron—French Quickness of Apprehension—Sept
Heures—Character of Charlotte Corday—Degenerate Taste of the
Parisians—Hasty Conclusions, 91.