In this particular case the admirers of the Vicomte de Grandville were not mistaken; he was in truth a superior man.
Probably this was designed for him by Grandville, the caricaturist.
Grandville has been defined by later French critics as un nvros, a bitter and pessimistic soul.
The names of Grandville and Dampierre are still pretty common in this district.
Grandville, whose pencil rivals the author's pen, has fallen into the same error.
"I thank those who brought you here," replied Veronique, looking at the Comte de Grandville for the first time in fifteen years.
And raising his sheathed sword, he struck De Grandville with the flat of the scabbard.
M. d'Albon thanked M. and Mme. de Grandville, and they set out for Cassan.
He introduces us to the caricaturists Grandville and Gavarni; to Barye's lifelike animals.
Grandville knew no more than La Fontaine of the true Cigale; he has beautifully expressed the general confusion.