Saint Simon relates that he once asked a hearing of the comte de Pontchartrain, saying that he would at first believe him mad, then become interested, and then see he was right.
Pontchartrain bluntly told him that he did think him mad, and turned his back on him.
line was made 32° 28'), the Chattahoochee, and the Apalachicola rivers, the Gulf of Mexico, Mississippi Sound, Lakes Borgne, Pontchartrain and Maurepas, and the Mississippi river.
of Lake Pontchartrain, between the alluvial lands and the pine hills, and, in the S.E.
Of this class are Pontchartrain, Borgne, Maurepas and Sabine.