The leaders of the Socialist and Green parties stepped off the early train in La Rochelle to spend the day campaigning with Royal.
She stared up at La Rochelle, part of the gathering crowd of sidewalk onlookers.
The battle of La Rochelle might have been a provincial affair, sorted out quietly at the ballot box.
For her trouble, she was favored to become speaker of the house if she could only win a seat in La Rochelle.
The impact, as one hyperbolic TV reporter live from La Rochelle put it, was "like a bomb."
The evening before leaving La Rochelle I went to take farewell of my sister.
Saintes: a French town about thirty-eight miles from La Rochelle.
It is as agreeable, although not resembling it in its features, as the mail which charmed us so much at La Rochelle.
Those three places have given La Rochelle three bulwarks to the north.
She has been for some days at La Rochelle, and returned yesterday.