Barely half a mile westward down Dame Street, rises the Castle, and 300 yds.
A ruddy and lusty old dame, who delights in all weathers and seasons, and is likely to outlive all her children yet.
He is represented as the son of a widow, "la dame veuve," his father having been slain in tourney, battle or by treachery, either immediately before, or shortly after his birth.
The most important building at Courtrai is the church of Notre Dame, which was begun by Count Baldwin IX.
But some of her great successes during the 'eighties and early 'nineties - the days of her chief triumphs - were in Italian versions of such plays as La Dame aux camelias, in which Sarah Bernhardt was already famous; and Madame Duse's reputation as an actress was founded less on her "creations" than on her magnificent individuality.