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Maitre Cornelius

By: Honoré de Balzac

...Maitre Cornelius by Honore de Balzac T ranslated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley A Penn State Electroni... ...Maitre Cornelius by Honore de Balzac T ranslated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley A Penn State Electronic C... ...n State Electronic Classics Series Publication Maitre Cornelius by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Penns... ...tate Electronic Classics Series Publication Maitre Cornelius by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylv... ...s by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...rchants in Ghent, having drawn upon himself the enmity of Charles, Duke of Burgundy, found refuge and protection at the court of Louis XI. The king wa... ...elled much in foreign lands after the death of his persecutor, the Duke of Burgundy; and during his absence the king caused his premises to be guarded... ... the point of increasing the territory of France by the possessions of the Dukes of Bur- gundy through the marriage of the Dauphin with Marguer- ite, ...

...Excerpt: Some envious being may think on seeing this page illustrated by one of the most illustrious of Sarmatian names, that I am striving, as the goldsmiths do, to enhance a modern work with an ancient jewel,--a fancy of the fashions of the day,-- but you and a few others, dear count, will know that...

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Sons of the Soil

By: Honoré de Balzac

...Sons of the Soil by Honoré de Balzac T ranslated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley A Penn State Electroni... ...Sons of the Soil by Honoré de Balzac T ranslated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley A Penn State Electronic C... ...rescott Wormeley A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Sons of the Soil by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a pu... ...n State Electronic Classics Series Publication Sons of the Soil by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Penns... ...l by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...uts from Paris, along the great mail road which leads to the con- fines of Burgundy, and behold two small lodges built of red brick, joined, or separa... ... you feel that our mythological Arcadias are flat and stale. Arcadia is in Burgundy, not in Greece; Arcadia is at Les Aigues and nowhere else. A river... ... explain them, but they love them; they love them so well that they forget dukes, marshals, ri- valries, financiers, follies, luxuries, their paste je... ...aw that Gaubertin was a steward of the old system,—a swindler, such as the dukes and marshals of the Empire, those mushrooms bred from the common eart...

Excerpt: Sons of the Soil by Honore de Balzac, translated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley.

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An Historical Mystery

By: Honoré de Balzac

...An Historical Mystery by Honoré de Balzac T ranslated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley A Penn State Electroni... ...An Historical Mystery by Honoré de Balzac T ranslated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley A Penn State Electronic C... ...te Electronic Classics Series Publication An Historical Mystery by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Penns... ...y by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...ounced. The great fortune of the Simeuse family, adherents of the House of Burgundy, dates from the time when the Guises were in conflict with the Val... ...enty-seven other gentlemen had entered France from Switzerland and crossed Burgundy, guided to- wards Paris with the same caution. Monsieur de Riviere... ...ng his sons to take service under the Empire. “Bonaparte,” he said, “makes dukes. He has created Impe- rial fiefs, he will therefore make counts. Mali... ...two ambassadors, two celebrated orators from the Chamber of Peers, the old dukes of Lenoncourt and de Navarreins, the Comte de Vandenesse and his youn...

...Excerpt: The autumn of the year 1803 was one of the finest in the early part of that period of the present century which we now call ?Empire.? Rain had refreshed the earth during the month of October, so that the trees were still green and leafy...

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The Duchesse de Langeais, With an Episode under the Terror, The Illustrious Gaudissart, A Passion in the Desert, And the Hidden Masterpiece

By: Honoré de Balzac

...The Duchesse de Langeais by Honoré de Balzac A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Duchesse... ...The Duchesse de Langeais by Honoré de Balzac A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Duchesse de... ...e Balzac A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Duchesse de Langeais by Honoré de Balzac is a publication of the Pennsylvania State ... ...ctronic Classics Series Publication The Duchesse de Langeais by Honoré de Balzac is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Portab... ...Publication The Duchesse de Langeais by Honoré de Balzac is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furn... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...t be happy or chastised at her own good plea- sure. If there had been many dukes like the Duc de Laval, whose modesty made him worthy of the name he b... ...rain. She knew all the genealogies of every noble house in Europe—princes, dukes, and counts—and could put her hand on the last de- scendants of Charl... ...ear,” replied the Princess; “they are related to all the noblest houses of Burgundy. If the Dulmen branch of the Arschoot Rivaudoults should come to a...

...Excerpt: In a Spanish city on an island in the Mediterranean, there stands a convent of the Order of Barefoot Carmelites, where the rule instituted by St. Theresa is still preserved with all the first rigour of the reformation brought about by that illustrious woman. Extraordinary as this may seem, it is none...

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Eve and David

By: Honoré de Balzac

...Eve and David by Honoré de Balzac Translated by Ellen Marriage A Penn State Electronic Classics Series... ...Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Eve and David by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Ellen Marriage is a publication of the Pennsylvania State... ...n State Electronic Classics Series Publication Eve and David by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Ellen Marriage is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Un... ... Eve and David by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Ellen Marriage is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...he file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Eve and David by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Ellen Marriage, the Pennsylvania State University, Electr... ... in the law courts to burst upon David’s head. “Here am I with one foot in Burgundy and the other in Champagne,” he added to himself as he closed the ... ... studied the means by which simple merchants like the Medicis became Grand Dukes of T uscany?” “A poet in France is not bound to be ‘as learned as a B... ...o be ‘as learned as a Benedictine,’” said Lucien. “Well, they became Grand-Dukes as Richelieu became a minister. If you had looked into history for th...

...Excerpt: Lucien had gone to Paris; and David Sechard, with the courage and intelligence of the ox which painters give the Evangelist for accompanying symbol, set himself to make the large fortune for which he had wished that evening down by the Charente, when he sat with Eve by the weir, and she gave him her han...

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Droll Stories Volume I : The First Ten Tales

By: Honoré de Balzac

...Droll Stories Volume I: The First T en T ales by Honore de Balzac Droll Stories Collected from the Abbeys of Touraine A Penn... ...Droll Stories Volume I: The First T en T ales by Honore de Balzac Droll Stories Collected from the Abbeys of Touraine A Penn State ... ...Droll Stories Volume I: The First T en T ales by Honore de Balzac Droll Stories Collected from the Abbeys of Touraine A Penn State Ele... ...st T en T ales by Honore de Balzac Droll Stories Collected from the Abbeys of Touraine A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Droll Stor... ...ries Publication Droll Stories, Volume One: The First Ten Tales by Honore de Balzac is a publication of the Pennsyl- vania State University. This Por... ...s Publication Droll Stories, Volume One: The First Ten Tales by Honore de Balzac is a publication of the Pennsyl- vania State University. This Portab... ...ries, Volume One: The First Ten Tales by Honore de Balzac is a publication of the Pennsyl- vania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...ers, seneschals, valets, and pages waiting with torches for their masters, dukes, kings, cardinals and archbishops. “Ah!” said he, “she must be very b... ...ac having lots of leisure time in consequence of the flight of the Duke of Burgundy, who was quitting Lagny, thought he would go and wish his lady goo...

...Excerpt: When, in March, 1832, the first volume of the now famous Contes Drolatiques was published by Gosselin of Paris, Balzac, in a short preface, written in the publisher?s name, replied to those attacks which he anticipated certain critics would make upon his hardy exp...

...OW AND BY WHOM THE SAID CHILD WAS PROCURED. ................................................................... 44 HOW THE SAID LOVE-SIN WAS REPENTED OF AND LED TO GREAT MOURNING. ...................... 49 THE KING?S SWEETHEART ...................................................................................................... 54 THE DEVIL?S HEIR............................

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The Muse of the Department

By: Honoré de Balzac

...The Muse of the Department by Honoré de Balzac T ranslated by James Waring A Penn State Electronic Classics Seri... ...The Muse of the Department by Honoré de Balzac T ranslated by James Waring A Penn State Electronic Classics Series ... ...James Waring A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Muse of the Department by Honoré de Balzac, trans. James Waring is a publication... ...ectronic Classics Series Publication The Muse of the Department by Honoré de Balzac, trans. James Waring is a publication of the Pennsylvania State U... ...ronic Classics Series Publication The Muse of the Department by Honoré de Balzac, trans. James Waring is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univ... ...f the Department by Honoré de Balzac, trans. James Waring is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...es of high-class wine full of aroma, and so nearly resembling the wines of Burgundy, that the vulgar palate is deceived. So Sancerre finds in the wine... ... scrape. The country gentleman, lodging at the Hotel de Mayence, Rue Saint-Honore, near the Place Vendome, one morning received a visit from a confide... ...nother very much like it, is now—on the made-up sheet—in the palace of the Dukes of Bracciano, the story seems to me to be advancing to a conclusion o...

Excerpt: The Muse of the Department by Honore de Balzac, translated by James Waring.

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The Two Brothers Tranlated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley

By: Honoré de Balzac

...The T wo Brothers by Honore de Balzac T ranlated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley A Penn State Electronic... ...The T wo Brothers by Honore de Balzac T ranlated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley A Penn State Electronic Cl... ...y A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Two Brothers by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of th... ...n State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Two Brothers by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Penns... ...tate Electronic Classics Series Publication The Two Brothers by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylv... ...s by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e Opera, in January, 1821, than she captured one of the most distinguished dukes of the court of Louis XVIII. Philippe tried to make head against the ... ...h is drunk throughout the two departments, and which, if manufac- tured as Burgundy and Gascony manufacture theirs, would be one of the best wines in ...

Excerpt: The Two Brothers by Honore de Balzac, translated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley.

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The Lesser Bourgeoisie (The Middle Classes)

By: Honoré de Balzac

...The Lesser Bourgeoisie (The Middle Classes) by Honoré de Balzac T ranslated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley A Penn State Electroni... ...The Lesser Bourgeoisie (The Middle Classes) by Honoré de Balzac T ranslated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley A Penn State Electronic C... ...e Electronic Classics Series Publication The Lesser Bourgeoisie by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katherine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Penns... ...lectronic Classics Series Publication The Lesser Bourgeoisie by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katherine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylv... ...e by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katherine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...h dignity; he has kept himself a father in their eyes; he insists on being honored in his home, just as he himself honors power and his superiors. He ... ...s circumstance made her see the necessity of hiding a dozen bottles of old burgundy. In short, the company had amused themselves so well, the matrons ... ...s. Why shouldn’t Mademoiselle Brigitte Thuillier manage her own house when dukes and peers go in person to the Bourse, where such men sign their own l...

...Excerpt: Here, madame, is one of those books which come into the mind, whence no one knows, giving pleasure to the author before he can foresee what reception the public, our great present judge, will accord to it. Feeling almost certain of your sympathy ...

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Droll Stories Collected from the Abbeys of Touraine Volume III : The Third Ten Tales

By: Honoré de Balzac

...DROLL STORIES COLLECTED FROM THE ABBEYS OF TOURAINE VOLUME III: THE THIRD TEN TALES by HONORE DE BALZAC THIRD TEN T... ...CTED FROM THE ABBEYS OF TOURAINE VOLUME III: THE THIRD TEN TALES by HONORE DE BALZAC THIRD TEN TALES A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publicati... ...D FROM THE ABBEYS OF TOURAINE VOLUME III: THE THIRD TEN TALES by HONORE DE BALZAC THIRD TEN TALES A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication ... ...ronic Classics Series Publication Droll Stories Collected from the Abbeys of Touraine: Volume Three: The Third Ten Tales by Honore de Balzac is a pub... ...d from the Abbeys of Touraine: Volume Three: The Third Ten Tales by Honore de Balzac is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Porta... ...tarnay. He had a suspicion of the first flight of his son the Dauphin into Burgundy, and wished to deprive him of so good a counsellor as was the said... ... father in his life, and resolved to take his son with him to the Court of Burgundy, where Duke Charles promised to make for this well-beloved son a p... ...tty German princes whom she called her margraves, burgraves, electors, and dukes, just as a captain ranks his soldiers. Everyone knows that when she w... ...oasted that she would yield to no man, and spat upon all of them, even the dukes. As to the aforesaid margraves and burgraves, she gave them the tail ...

... Certain persons have interrogated the author as to why there was such a demand for these tales that no year passes without his giving an installment of them, and why he has lately taken to writing commas mixed up with bad syllables, at which the ladies publicly knit their brows, and have put to him other questions of a like character....

.................... 9 CONCERNING A PROVOST WHO DID NOT RECOGNISE THINGS............................. 25 ABOUT THE MONK AMADOR, WHO WAS A GLORIOUS ABBOT OF TURPENAY... 34 BERTHA THE PENITENT .......................................................................................................... 51 I HOW BERTHA REMAINED A MAIDEN IN THE MARRIED STATE ............................

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