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Scenes from a Courtesans Life

By: Honoré de Balzac

...y James Waring A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life by Honoré de Balzac, trans. James Waring is a publi... ...document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life by Honoré de Balzac, trans. James Waring, the Penns... ...ania State University is an equal opportunity university. 3 Balzac Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life by Honoré de Balzac T ranslated by James Waring Not... ...; for, to young wives who come merely to say, “I have seen it,” to country people, to inexperienced youths, and to foreigners, the opera house must on... ...easure; the fashion of rats so completely went out, that in these days few people knew anything of this detail of fashionable life before the Restora-... ...esterday, this letter of release is dated to-day. You see how powerful the people are who take an interest in Lucien.” At the sight of this document E... ...noy or to “spur” him; cambrioler, doing anything in a room; aubert, money; Gironde, a beauty (the name of a river of Languedoc); fouillousse, a pocket...

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The French Revolution a History Volume Three

By: Thomas Carlyle

...elpless in her dead cerements of a Consti- tution, you gathering in on her from all lands, with your armaments and plots, your invadings and truculent... ...hich therefore let us two, O Reader, dwell on willingly, for a little; and from its endless significance endeavour to extract what may, in present cir... ..., on the whole, darkness. But thus too, when foul old Rome had to be swept from the Earth, and those Northmen, and other 8 The French Revolution - V ... ...m in prison,—Roy- alist types replace the worn types often snatched from a People’s-Friend in old ill days. In our ‘peculiar tribune’ we write and red... ... another; citoyen (citizen) were suitabler; we even say thou, as ‘the free peoples of Antiq- uity did:’ so have Journals and the Improvised Commune su... ...rettes; with Heroes and Chouan Smugglers; and the loyal warmth of a simple people, blown into flame and fury by theological and seignorial bellows! So... ...ic matter lies fallow, has ended in the order of the day. O Friends of the Gironde, why will you occupy our august sessions with mere paltry Personali... ...altry Personalities, while the grand Nationality lies in such a state?—The Gironde has touched, this day, on the foul black-spot of its fair Conventio... ...ve one; filling with dubiety many a Legis- lative head! Regicide? asks the Gironde Respectability: To kill a king, and become the horror of respectabl...

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The Count of Monte Cristo Voulume One

By: Alexandre Dumas

...look-out at Notre-Dame de la Garde signalled the three-master, the Pharaon from Smyrna, Trieste, and Naples. As usual, a pilot put off immediately, an... ...- pearance bespoke that calmness and resolution peculiar to men accustomed from their cradle to contend with danger. “Ah, is it you, Dantes?” cried th... ...d Edmond seems to understand it thoroughly, and not to require instruction from any one.” “Yes,” said Danglars, darting at Edmond a look gleaming with... ...aderousse, beginning the con- versation, with that brutality of the common people in which curios- ity destroys all diplomacy, “you look uncommonly li... ...eking to rem- edy your condition; I did not think that was the way of your people.” “What would you have me do?” said Fernand. “How do I know? Is it m... ...le reigned that noisy hilarity which usually prevails at such a time among people sufficiently free from the demands of social position not to feel th... ...al of this ship.” “And it is not yours?” “No, she is a Bordeaux vessel, La Gironde; she comes from India also; but she is not mine.” “Perhaps she has ... ...we began to think of drawing lots who should feed the rest, when we saw La Gironde; we made signals of distress, she perceived us, made for us, and to...

...: Chapter 1. Marseilles -- The Arrival. On the 24th of February, 1810, the look-out at Notre-Dame de la Garde signalled the three-master, the Pharaon from Smyrna, Trieste, and Naples. As usual, a pilot put off immediately, and rounding the Chateau d?If, got on board the vessel between Cape Morgion and Rion island. Immediately, and according to custom, the ramparts of Fort ...

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The French Revolution a History Volume Two

By: Thomas Carlyle

...per agonies, what convulsive struggles he may take to cast the torture off from him; and then finally the last departure of life itself, and how he li... ...hat had not the force even to die. Was French Royalty, when wrenched forth from its tap- estries in that fashion, on that Sixth of October 1789, 7 Th... ..., Here shalt thou stand and not there; and can treat with it, and make it, from an infinite, a quite finite Constitutional scarecrow,—what is to be lo... ...ciences, like the King’s, and consciences hot- seared, like certain of his People’s: the whole to end in Feasts of Reason and a War of La Vendee! So d... ...the Ministry, and Necker himself whom a brass inscription ‘fastened by the people over his door-lintel’ testifies to be the ‘Ministre adore,’ are dwin... ...est composure; remarking, rather than exclaim- ing, with outspread hands: “People, I die innocent; pray for me.” (See Deux Amis, iv. c. 14, 7; Hist. ... ...t mellifluous yet most impetuous of public speakers; from the region named Gironde, of the Garonne: a man unfortunately of indolent habits; who will s... ...ul young Ducos; Valaze doomed to a sad end: all these likewise are of that Gironde, or Bourdeaux region: men of fervid Constitutional principles; of q...

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The French Revolution a History

By: Thomas Carlyle

...AS, Boissy d’, President, First of Prairial. ANGOULEME, Duchesse d’, parts from her father. ANGREMONT, Collenot d’, guillotined. ANTOINETTE, Marie, sp... ...er of Guards, courage of, Fifth October, at Versailles, shows her- self to people, and Louis at Tuileries, and the Lorrainer, and Mirabeau, previous t... ... at Tuileries, and the Lorrainer, and Mirabeau, previous to flight, flight from Tuileries, captured, and Barnave, Coblentz intrigues, and Lamotte’s Me... ...r of Assembly, one of a trio, Jacobin, duel with Cazales, escorts the King from Varennes, conciliates Queen, becomes Constitutional, retires to Grenob... ... to Convention, and Dumouriez, oaths by, in Convention, on suf- ferings of People, and Girondins, arrested, returns in triumph, fall of Girondins. MAR... ...dilemma of. MOUNTAIN, members of the, re-elected in National Conven- tion, Gironde and, favourers of the, vulnerable points of, pre- vails, Danton, Du... ...avourers of the, vulnerable points of, pre- vails, Danton, Duperret, after Gironde dispersed, in labour. MULLER, General, expedition to Spain. MURAT, ... ...T, Controller of France, on Corn-law, dismissed, death of. TYRANTS, French people rise against. UNITED STATES, declaration of Liberty, embassy to Loui...

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Ursula

By: Honoré de Balzac

...; they are forbidden certain reading, just as they are carefully prevented from seeing social life as it is. Must it not therefore be a source of prid... ...st master’s name) was obliged to shade his eyes with one hand to keep them from being dazzled. With the air of a man who was tired of waiting, he look... ..., then to the hill-slopes covered with copses which ex- tend, on the left, from Nemours to Bouron. He could hear in the valley of the Loing, where the... ...is shrill voice grew sibilant, and his face took on the appearance of what people oddly enough call a sunstroke. 9 Balzac “Is that true?” he asked, a... ...-heir, Massin, with the words:— 14 Ursula “Didn’t I tell you so?” T ricky people always attribute trickiness to others. Massin therefore looked askan... ...ois, Levrault-Jacques, Jean-Minoret— enough to drive a Pere Anselme of the People frantic,—if the people should ever want a genealogist. The variation... ...hese points of the face in all the Encyclope- dists, in the orators of the Gironde, in the men of a period when religious ideas were almost dead, men ...

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The French Revolution a History

By: Thomas Carlyle

......................................................... 173 Chapter 1.7.XI. From V ersailles. ............................................................ ...osterity in the same doubt. This Prince, in the year 1744, while hastening from one end of his kingdom to the other, and suspending his conquests in F... ...urches resounded with supplications and groans; the prayers of priests and people were every moment interrupted by their sobs: and it was from an inte... ...priests and people were every moment interrupted by their sobs: and it was from an interest so dear and tender that this Surname of Bien-aime fashione... ...y-rate per hour, which are not liable to interruption. The shepherd of the people has been carried home from Little Trianon, heavy of heart, and been ... ...ime to time as an article of news. Bets are doubtless depending; nay, some people ‘express themselves loudly in the streets. ’ (Memoires de M. le Baro... ...t mellifluous yet most impetuous of public speakers; from the region named Gironde, of the Garonne: a man unfortunately of indolent hab- its; who will... ...ul young Ducos; Valaze doomed to a sad end: all these likewise are of that Gironde, or Bourdeaux region: men of fervid Constitutional principles; of q... ...ic matter lies fallow, has ended in the order of the day. O Friends of the Gironde, why will you occupy our august sessions with mere paltry Personali...

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The Marriage Contract

By: Honoré de Balzac

... son, although that son was an only child. Paul de Manerville, coming home from the college of Vendome in 1810, lived under close paternal discipline ... ...nly which required a persistent will. Capable of doing great things to fly from persecution, he would never have prevented it by systematic opposition... ...ve killed the poor youth if the death of the old man had not delivered him from this tyranny at the moment when it was becoming intolerable. Paul foun... ...ill have some forty-odd thou- sand francs a year from your property in the Gironde. Good. T ake your horses and servants and furnish your house in Bor... ...ntly before his mind. “Marriage,” he said to himself, “is disagreeable for people without means, but half its troubles disappear before wealth.” Every... ...tact of continual intimacy, which, of course, does not exist between young people before they marry, and will never exist so long as our present socia... ...s alternating with those when the sun shines and the fields are gay. Young people, however, exhibit fine weather and no clouds. Later they attribute t... ... and accompanied them to the ferry, by which the road to Paris crosses the Gironde. With a look and a word Natalie enabled her mother to see that if P...

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