Statistics for occurrence #1 of “France” in chapter 1 of George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor:
...tinued to study with my father at home.
In 1803 I was put to learn French with Mr. Francis Sales, with whom I made very good progress, though his pronunciation was bad, as he came from the South of France , and both he and I had to correct it later.
I also learnt a little Spanish with him,—but very little; though he knew it tolerably well, having lived some time in Spain with an uncle, who, lik...
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