Passing strangers might not at first see in this quaintly-garbed figure,
with roomy breeches, dark surcoat, and round hat, a person of importance.
As mayor of a Breton village, he controls local affairs and acts as
friend and advisor in many matters to his fellows
At her cottage door she presents a quaint picture in her tattered shawl
and skirt and neat white close-fitting cap as she applies a match to the
coarse tobacco in the bowl of her short clay pipe and enjoys the first