Pauillac, a port for Bordeaux, on the left bank of the Gironde.
The hero is an inhabitant of the Gironde and not a member of the party which bore that name.
The Mountain is the truly faithful party, hence to the guillotine with the Gironde.
The action moves from a town in the Gironde to the frontiers.
The Mountain is loud, the Gironde is loud and deaf; all lips are foamy.
It is from there down to the mouth of the Gironde that their cruisers are so thick.
The Gironde lies before us, and once over the bar, and under shelter of the Tour de Cordouan, all will be well with us.
Until November last Bordeaux, and indeed the whole of the Gironde, was moderate.
It takes its name from the river or estuary of the Gironde formed by the union of the Garonne and Dordogne.
In France they were formerly found in the rivers of Brittany, and in the Gironde.