No. 48 was the well-known dancing-hall, Pavillon de lchiquier, before and under the Directoire.
It is as yet only tentatively that they adopt the mode of the Directoire.
We see in an adjacent wall a marble mtre—the standard measure put there under the Directoire.
Everybody said that the world had not seen such undressing in public since the Grecian revival at the time of the Directoire.
One feels an almost Quaker-like quality about the Directoire, whether of natural wood or plain painted surface.
The Directoire dress points to another period of republican simplicity, anarchy, and the rule of a popular despot.
Two years later the "Directoire" pronounced in favour of maintaining the 10-grm.
Whenever such ethereal girlish figures wear the costume of the Directoire period, Marcus Stone is their father.
Under the Directoire a club held its meetings there; and later, it was converted into a warehouse for corn and flour.
Distrusted by both parties and feared by the Directoire, she found it advisable after a few months to retire to Coppet.