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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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