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Desert Dreams

By: Gracie C. Mckeever

...ked over his shoulder to see his handiwork. "You're doing a good job here, Betty Crocker." "I had a good teacher. And I am an—" "Excellent student," T... ...d itself and allowed weaknesses like jealousy and bitterness to rear their ugly heads and interfere with His master plan. Sahir only hoped that some o...

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Cousin Betty

By: Honoré de Balzac

...y James Waring A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Cousin Betty by Honoré de Balzac, trans. James Waring is a publication of the Penn... ...document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Cousin Betty by Honoré de Balzac, trans. James Waring, the Pennsylvania State Univ... ...ania State University is an equal opportunity university. 3 Balzac Cousin Betty by Honoré de Balzac T ranslated by James Waring Dedication To Don Mic... ...sur- geon for incurable maladies. Were it only to lay a token of 4 Cousin Betty gratitude at the feet of my cicerone, I would fain add your illustrio... ... persevere till I have attained my end, unless you should become extremely ugly.—I shall succeed; and I will tell you why,” he went on, resuming his a... ...itter laugh. “Mademoiselle,” said Steinbock, “my benefactress can never be ugly in my eyes; I have the greatest affection for you. But I am not yet th... ...id of being scorned in the future by these citizen bigwigs. Madame Crevel, ugly, vulgar, and silly, had given her hus- band no pleasures but those of ... ...c yours, at this moment, is most unpleasant. On my honor, you are horribly ugly, my dear Marneffe—” “Do you know that you are very uncivil?” “ A man w... ...” “Come, Hortense, my dear little girl, cry no more, you make yourself too ugly!” said the Baron, “Now, be a little reasonable. Go sensibly home, and ...

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Jockeys and Jewels

By: Bev Pettersen

...ns the good-looking gray.” “They're both lookers,” the second lady said. “But ugly tries harder. Besides that gray doesn't want to get wet. Don’t kn... ...rtant,” Sandra said, swiveling in the saddle. “It would be better if you were ugly. Better still, if you were a guy. Trainers can’t see your toughn... ...all, clearly eager to ride. Kurt turned to his tack room. “I'd rather have an ugly horse that can run than a pretty one that can't. Want to use your... ...nticing. She blew out a sigh and peeked at Kurt who trotted beside her on his ugly Appaloosa. Clearly he’d been worried about her ability. But now, ... ...ix horse as the field thundered around the final turn. But his hollers turned ugly when the number one horse poked his nose in front. “Fucking dog... ...into shapeless beige slacks, and silver jewelry matched the type on display. 'Betty', her nametag read. She eased to a wary stop, staring at him, as... ...y does she like?” “I’m not sure.” He glanced around, studying the shelves. Betty's bracelets jangled as she pointed at a glassed display case. “A ... ...t was much too bulky to conceal on a horse. “Well, we do have some zircons,” Betty said. “But they’re not sold out of this shop.” “Zircons?” Kurt b... ...ery essence of his creation, so it’s important to have a sense of his work.” Betty stared, her mouth slightly open, and he feared he’d overdone it, ...

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Died and Moved In

By: Christine Jones

...ke the three musketeers, the three little pigs, the good, the bad and the ugly.” “Do you mean to say someone else saw you?” I’m again gob smacked. “... ...! I hope my excitement doesn’t spill out into the real world; it could be ugly. These are welcome words and I think I’ll order a bottle of Champagne... ...toddler with a broom. I can so relate to Snow White’s stepmother, yes the ugly one who kicked shit out of her mirror at three in the morning for ans... ...th a smile. “Crutching sheep, they’re really daggy.” I’m so romantic; it’s ugly. I might as well drown myself in the toilet and be done with it. “I’l... ...ed their daily blood sport to stop them turning on me. I see Steven as an ugly, vicious mutt anxious for his treat. Poor Ali is the fluffy poodle, wh... ...ll replied. “Oh, by the way; that work Ute of yours needs a good service. Betty feels a bit neglected, see to it will yah?” “What!” 182 “Never mind....

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New Life Incognita

By: Gracie C. Mckeever

...sly a kleptomaniac?" "I busted you once in Bloomingdale's. You lifted some ugly marcasite and silver broach." "There's no accounting for taste." "It w... ...idn't need it." New Life Incognita by Gracie C. McKeever 46 "Who needs an ugly marcasite broach?" "Right. So, my guess is you were..." "Trying to get... ... bride and groom had their first dance. The band on stage, dressed in some ugly powder-blue suits with shiny, pointy-collared shirts, looked like refu... ...." Jordan stared as if she were waiting for an ulterior motive to rear its ugly head and clear things up for her. But Kelly wasn't obliging. She final... ...d nights in Kelly's arms, where memories lingered and hovered over like an ugly bird of prey, it had been Ben who'd suggested she should move in the v... ...rew your bulb in," Dagny reiterated and they both broke out into Wilma-and-Betty giggles. "What kind of guys do you like?" Amire shrugged. "You know. ...

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Love and Life an Old Story in Eighteenth Century Costume

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...er a party. All three were complete gentlewomen in air and manners, though Betty had high cheek-bones, a large nose, rough complex- ion, and red hair,... ...etful expression, which rendered her far less pleasing than honest, homely Betty, though she employed all the devices of the toilette to conceal the r... ...e, with silver buckles, and the long mittens and deep lace ruffles were of Betty’s fabrication. Even the dress 9 Yo n g e itself had been cut by Harr... ...ut of their rich dark hair, of the peculiar tint then called mouse-colour. Betty had refused to submit to this durance. “What sort of dinner would be ... ...in much earlier in those days than at present; the sisters acquiesced, and Betty had run about as usual all the morning in her mob-cap, and chintz gow... ... her crying, “Ar- cher is a naughty boy—he said wicked words—he called her ugly, and had cuffed and pinched her!” Poor child! she was tired out, and d... ...a’s captivity at least for the night. What joy it was! They said it was an ugly dark house, but Aurelia’s presence was perfect content to them, and th...

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Glasses

By: Henry James

...t the Christmas holidays precisely three years before at her brother-in-law’s in Yorkshire, taking that occasion to get himself refused with derision ... ...himself refused with derision by wil- ful Betty, the second daughter of the house? Her sister, who liked the floundering youth, had written to her to ... ...ase in the first volume of Gibbon has it, the variety of his incli- nations. I was soon to learn that he was fonder of her than of all the other thing... ...rversity. Of course no one had looked at her since and no one would ever look at her again. It would be eminently desirable that Flora should learn th... ... saw no reason not to do, the name of Mrs. Meldrum he exclaimed: “Oh I know all about her; she’s a friend of some friends of mine!” At this I remem- b... ...ufficiently at sea to cause him to continue: “Why, the effect of those spectacles!” I seemed to catch the tail of his idea. “Mrs. Meldrum’s?” “They’re... ...ellow, for that mat- ter, what would become of you?” Once more he turned on me his good green eyes. “Oh I shouldn’t mind!” The tone of his words someh... ...also that of the inconceiv- ability of Flora’s fancying herself still in a situation not to jump at the chance of marrying a man like Dawling. “She sa...

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Paz

By: Honoré de Balzac

...man. 7 Balzac When an Englishwoman is not very handsome she is horri- bly ugly. Comte Adam belonged in the second category of human beings. His small... ... of T wo Brides The Muse of the Department The Middle Classes Cousin Betty The Country Parson In addition, M. Bianchon narrated the following:... ... Breteche Laginski, Comte Adam Mitgislas Another Study of Woman Cousin Betty La Palferine, Comte de A Prince of Bohemia A Man of Business Co... ... La Palferine, Comte de A Prince of Bohemia A Man of Business Cousin Betty Beatrix Lelewel The Seamy Side of History Nathan, Madame Raoul ... ...emia A Daughter of Eve The Unconscious Humorists Paz, Thaddee Cousin Betty Ronquerolles, Marquis de The Peasantry 52 Paz Ursule Mirouet A... ...ancois The Purse A Daughter of Eve Steinbock, Count Wenceslas Cousin Betty 53 Balzac T urquet, Marguerite The Muse of the Department A Man ...

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Our Mutual Friend

By: Charles Dickens

... don’ t believe I should do it if you were not good-looking. Why ain’t you ugly?’ Lizzie merely answered this difficult question with an apolo- getic ... ...ay .’ They said little else as they followed. He went on before them as an ugly Fate might have done, and they kept him in view, and would have been g... ...ter-consequences of being crushed, sucked under, and drawn down, looked as ugly to the imagination as the main event. Some half-hour of this work, and... ...oners) had a poor widowed grandmother in that agreeable town, and she, Mrs Betty Higden, had carried off the orphan with maternal care, but could not ... ...aeton, conveying the hammer-headed young man behind them. The abode of Mrs Betty Higden was not easy to find, lying in such complicated back settlemen... ...ally introduced herself; and smiling peace was gradually wooed back to Mrs Betty Higden’s home. It was then perceived to be a small home with a large ... ... However propitious they might have been in the seasons that were gone, to Betty Higden in the matter of beans, they had not been very favourable in t... ...e me your name, young man?’ The queer little figure, and the queer but not ugly little 221 Charles Dickens face, with its bright grey eyes, were so s... ... good thing of marrying, didn’t you?’ asked Fledgeby. The other smiled (an ugly smile), and tapped one tap upon his nose. ‘My late governor made a mes...

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Our Mutual Friend

By: Charles Dickens

... don’ t believe I should do it if you were not good-looking. Why ain’t you ugly?’ Lizzie merely answered this difficult question with an apolo- getic ... ...ay .’ They said little else as they followed. He went on before them as an ugly Fate might have done, and they kept him in view, and would have been g... ...ter-consequences of being crushed, sucked under, and drawn down, looked as ugly to the imagination as the main event. Some half-hour of this work, and... ...oners) had a poor widowed grandmother in that agreeable town, and she, Mrs Betty Higden, had carried off the orphan with maternal care, but could not ... ...aeton, conveying the hammer-headed young man behind them. The abode of Mrs Betty Higden was not easy to find, lying in such complicated back settlemen... ...ally introduced herself; and smiling peace was gradually wooed back to Mrs Betty Higden’s home. It was then perceived to be a small home with a large ... ... However propitious they might have been in the seasons that were gone, to Betty Higden in the matter of beans, they had not been very favourable in t... ...she was poor. 197 Charles Dickens She was one of those old women, was Mrs Betty Higden, who by dint of an indomitable purpose and a strong consti- tu...

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The Stokesley Secret

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...hen things might be pretty,” said Elizabeth. “Ev- erything is so plain and ugly, and one gets so tired of it! Is it silly to like things to be pretty?... ...ke things plainer and uglier than they are.” “I never could call your name ugly; it is such a dignified, old, respectable name.” “Yes; but they call m... ...ly; it is such a dignified, old, respectable name.” “Yes; but they call me Betty!” “And they call me Bell, and sometimes Jelly-bag and Cur- rant-jelly... ...gs, and patterns running this way and that, so that it must have been very ugly and glaring before the white paint had faded so much. The house was a ... ...he boy’s wit), shall I get a jay down off the barn to stick into your hat, Betty?” “Don’t, Hal,” said such a deplorable offended voice, that Sam, who ... ...stop herself be- fore Miss Fosbrook should come. What was the matter? “Oh! Betty’s nonsense.” 39 Yo n g e “Johnnie did—” “Johnnie only—” “Now, Hal!” ... ...ky footsteps, muttering to one another that Miss Fosbrook always took pipy Betty’s part; Nurse said so, and they wished Mamma was at home. And when th... ...o snatch up little George, and hug and kiss him. “Poor dear little man! is Betty cross to him? There! there! come with Sue, and she’ll get him somethi... ...out round-backed, peevish, and dis- contented, finding everything flat and ugly after her one peep at the luxuries of the Park. Her farthings melted a...

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The Muse of the Department

By: Honoré de Balzac

...re to please help to find some heroic remedy; if she has some defect, some ugly spot, or small disfigurement, she is capable of making it an adorn- me... ... de la Baudraye to have too much good taste to trouble her head about that ugly ape,” said Bianchon. “Horace,” said Lousteau, “look here, O learned in... ...ters of T wo Brides The Imaginary Mistress The Middle Classes Cousin Betty The Country Parson In addition, M. Bianchon narrated the following:... ...te Mignon Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life The Firm of Nucingen Cousin Betty The Member for Arcis Beatrix A Man of Business Gaudissart II.... ...ene, Vicomte de The Member for Arcis Falcon, Jean The Chouans Cousin Betty Grosstete (younger brother of F . Grosstete) The Country Parson Hul... ...F . Grosstete) The Country Parson Hulot (Marshal) The Chouans Cousin Betty La Baudraye, Madame Polydore Milaud de A Prince of Bohemia Cousin... ...etty La Baudraye, Madame Polydore Milaud de A Prince of Bohemia Cousin Betty Lebas Cousin Betty Listomere, Baronne de The Vicar of Tours Ces...

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The Two Brothers Tranlated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley

By: Honoré de Balzac

...read and scattering them at the child. “Whose child is he?” “Goodness, how ugly!” For a quarter of an hour Joseph stood still and bore the brunt of mu... ... of the year. The vine-growers cut the plants down yearly, leaving only an ugly stump, without support, sheltered by a barrel. The traveller arriving ... ... instinctive love had touched her; she no longer thought the poor ninny so ugly, though his forehead was crowned with pimples resembling ulcers, the s... ... uncle Borniche- Herau. You have heard of Mademoiselle Ganivet? she was as ugly as seven capital sins, but for all that, she got three thou- sand fran... ... noticeable for a face deeply pitted by the small-pox, and correspondingly ugly. After the new cook had entered upon her duties, the Rabouilleuse took... ...Muse of the Department The Imaginary Mistress The Middle Classes Cousin Betty The Country Parson In addition, M. Bianchon narrated the following: ... ...Courtesan’s Life The Firm of Nucingen The Muse of the Department Cousin Betty The Member for Arcis Beatrix A Man of Business Gaudissart II. Th... ...on Another Study of Woman Pierre Grassou Letters of T wo Brides Cousin Betty The Member for Arcis Bruel, Jean Francois du The Government Clerks ... ...de Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life Grassou, Pierre Pierre Grassou Cousin Betty The Middle Classes Cousin Pons Gruget, Madame Etienne The Thirteen...

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A Daughter of Eve

By: Honoré de Balzac

...PART and the rue Neuve-des- Mathurins, Raoul had, on the third floor of an ugly and nar- row house, in the Passage Sandrie, a poor enough lodging, col... ...to the heart of a woman who has once loved him, he often seems to her very ugly , even horrible, especially when he resembles Nathan. Madame de Vanden... ...Peace The Peasantry The Member for Arcis The Middle Classes Cousin Betty Listomere, Marquise de The Lily of the Valley Lost Illusions A ... ...es from a Courtesan’s Life Beatrix The Muse of the Department Cousin Betty A Prince of Bohemia A Man of Business The Middle Classes The ... ... Mystery Massol Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life The Magic Skin Cousin Betty The Unconscious Humorists Nathan, Raoul Lost Illusions A Distin... ...ts of a Princess The Gondreville Mystery The Firm of Nucingen Cousin Betty The Member for Arcis The Unconscious Humorists Rastignac, Monseig... ...ncial at Paris The Secrets of a Princess The Member for Arcis Cousin Betty The Unconscious Humorists 112 A Daughter of Eve T ouches, Mademois...

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Honorine

By: Honoré de Balzac

...f conscience, and purity of mind had transfigured my uncle, who from being ugly had become quite beautiful. I detected a metamorphosis of a reverse ki... ... Paris cure. I have seen the uncle but once; a fine old man of sixty, very ugly, but very amiable. It is quite possible that this priest encour- ages ... ...ce; in short, you shall be as free and as little annoyed as if you were an ugly, cross old maid. I myself would never be able to see you without your ... ...e of the Department The Imaginary Mistress The Middle Classes Cousin Betty The Country Parson In addition, M. Bianchon narrated the following:... ...s A Bachelor’s Establishment A Start in Life Pierre Grassou Cousin Betty Beatrix Loraux, Abbe A Start in Life A Bachelor’s Establishment... ...shed Provincial at Paris A Daughter of Eve Honorine Beatrix Cousin Betty The Unconscious Humorists To return to the Electronic Classics Ser...

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