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A French writer gives a very delicate, yet pungent hit, at the ridiculous pretensions to ancient ancestry which some of the ex-nobles of France have embodied in the tapestry of their castles and palaces. The satirical fellow says that on the tapestry of an apartment in the palace of the ex-Duke of Choisbul, is a representation of the Deluge, in which a man is seen running after Noah and calling out, "My good friend, save the archives of the Choisbul family!"
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