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  • The Forest of Fontainebleau is a dozen leagues in circumference, and of an area of nearly thirty-five thousand acres.

    Royal Palaces and Parks of France

  • The Forest of Fontainebleau is a wonderful spot and a fitting place for a young man to use as the setting for his day dreams.

    Molly Brown's Orchard Home

  • These pictures evoke Victor Hugo's conviction that 'A tree is an edifice, a forest a city, and among all the forests, the Forest of Fontainebleau is a monument. '

    Art Knowledge News

  • "In the Forest of Fontainebleau: Painters and Photographers from Corot to Monet" (in the East Gallery, up through June 8) suggests as much by choosing representatives from each discipline for what amounts to a mid-19th-century pose-off.

    The Art in Early Photography

  • Between the Seine and the little river Loing lies a wide flat country, skirted on the one side by the Forest of Fontainebleau, and marked out as to its southern limits by the towns of Moret,

    A Woman of Thirty

  • Paris has never been so resplendent as this morning, and I very nearly went with G. and his mother to the Forest of Fontainebleau, which must be adorned with all the glories of a Corot or a Courbet — “Is there a lot about the glories?”

    Maigret and the Burglar's Wife

  • In wandering about the Forest of Fontainebleau tête à tête with my son I have dreamed of everything else but this book.

    Cobwebs of Thought

  • _A partie de chasse_ the other day was announced to take place in the Forest of Fontainebleau.

    The Letter-Bag of Lady Elizabeth Spencer-Stanhope — Volume 1

  • For years before her death she lived in a village on the edge of the Forest of Fontainebleau, and here she brought the wild animals, the tame pets and the human friends whom she loved, to share her cheerful, happy life.

    Friends and Helpers

  • The threatened act of vandalism against which they protested was a proposal to fell part of the Forest of Fontainebleau.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 11, No. 23, February, 1873


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