"From the French side a wooden bridge painted in a dingy red, which despite being the colour of the guillotine is very popular for shutters and such devices, crosses the river Bidasoa, that flows, like the English Channel, between two nations that cannot bear the sight of one other."

Richard FORD. The Handbook for travellers in Spain, and readers at home. (1833)

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