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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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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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