In Walloon Belgium the Liberals had a considerable majority.
"In sight of a stone like that, no Walloon dare come," said the Saxon.
Ath is also well known in Hainaut for its annual fte called le jour de ducasse—ducasse being the Walloon word for kermesse (fte).
Such was the Walloon country, as we saw it in our journeyings.
Dalroy, quick to read character, decided that this crabbed old Walloon was to be won at once or not at all.
And now he lives at Caillou-qui-bique, a little hamlet in the Walloon district.
He was born in 1862, of a Flemish father and a Walloon mother, which resulted in a sort of dual personality.
The spirit of revolt had spread to other towns, principally in the Walloon provinces.
The language of the peasantry hereabouts is that same Walloon tongue in which old Froissart wrote his Chronicles.
I had pictured to myself the broad, plump face of the Walloon.