Friday, February 8, 2013


Parez un hérisson, il semblera baron.
This 17th century French adage advises that one should never judge another according to appearances: Dress up a hedgehog and it will look like a baron.
This hedgehog can be admired in all its modest splendor on the façade near the central portal of the Cathédrale d'Amiens.

un hérisson:  a hedgehog
parer:  to adorn

©2013 P.B. Lecron

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