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The Recruit

By: Honoré de Balzac

...A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Recruit by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Penns... ...enn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Recruit by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylv... ... the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Recruit by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley, the Pennsylvania State Unive... ...e file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Recruit by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley, the Pennsylvania State Universi... ...y The Pennsylvania State University is an equal opportunity university. 3 Balzac The Recruit by Honoré de Balzac T ranslated by Katharine Prescott Wo... ...ersity is an equal opportunity university. 3 Balzac The Recruit by Honoré de Balzac T ranslated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley Dedication To my dear ...

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

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Vendetta

By: Honoré de Balzac

...ey A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Vendetta by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Penn-... ...A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Vendetta by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Penn- sy... ...for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Vendetta by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley, the Pennsylvania State Uni- ... ... the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Vendetta by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley, the Pennsylvania State Uni- ver... ...y The Pennsylvania State University is an equal opportunity university. 3 Balzac Vendetta by Honoré de Balzac T ranslated by Katharine Prescott Worme... ...niversity is an equal opportunity university. 3 Balzac Vendetta by Honoré de Balzac T ranslated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley Dedication To Puttinat...

...s, near the ruins of a house recently pulled down, at the point where in our day the wing begins which was intended to unite the chateau of Catherine de Medici with the Louvre of the Valois....

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Unconscious Comedians

By: Honoré de Balzac

...Unconscious Comedians by Honoré de Balzac T ranslated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley A Penn State Electroni... ...Unconscious Comedians by Honoré de Balzac T ranslated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley A Penn State Electronic C... ...ate Electronic Classics Series Publication Unconsious Comedians by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Penns... ... Electronic Classics Series Publication Unconsious Comedians by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylv... ... as an electronic transmission, in any way. Unconsious Comedians by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley, the Pennsylva- nia State Uni... ... an electronic transmission, in any way. Unconsious Comedians by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley, the Pennsylva- nia State Univer...

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Father Goriot

By: Honoré de Balzac

...Father Goriot by Honoré de Balzac Translator Ellen Marriage A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Pu... ...Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Father Goriot by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Ellen Marriage is a publication of the Pennsylvania State... ...n State Electronic Classics Series Publication Father Goriot by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Ellen Marriage is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Un... ...he file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Father Goriot by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Ellen Marriage, the Pennsylvania State University, Electr... ...file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Father Goriot by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Ellen Marriage, the Pennsylvania State University, Electroni... ...sity is an equal opportunity university. 3 Balzac Father Goriot by Honoré de Balzac Translator Ellen Marriage To the great and illustrious Geoffroy S... ...to pay some attention to appearances when such highly- respectable persons honored her house with their presence. She expended no small amount of inge...

...Excerpt: MME. VAUQUER (nee de Conflans) is an elderly person, who for the past forty years has kept a lodging-house in the Rue Nueve-Sainte-Genevieve, in the district that lies between the Latin Quarter and the Faubourg Saint-Marcel. Her house (known i...

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A Drama on the Seashore

By: Honoré de Balzac

...A Drama on the Seashore by Honoré de Balzac T ranslated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley A Penn State Electroni... ...A Drama on the Seashore by Honoré de Balzac T ranslated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley A Penn State Electronic C... ... Electronic Classics Series Publication A Drama on the Seashore by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publica- tion of the Pen... ...ectronic Classics Series Publication A Drama on the Seashore by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publica- tion of the Pennsy... ...n elec- tronic transmission, in any way. A Drama on the Seashore by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley, the Pennsyl- vania State Uni... ...lec- tronic transmission, in any way. A Drama on the Seashore by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley, the Pennsyl- vania State Univer...

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The Hated Son

By: Honoré de Balzac

...The Hated Son by Honoré de Balzac T ranslated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley A Penn State Electronic C... ...Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Hated Son by Honoré de Balzac is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Porta... ...n State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Hated Son by Honoré de Balzac is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable... ...he file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Hated Son by Honoré de Balzac, the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic Classics Series, J... ...file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Hated Son by Honoré de Balzac, the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic Classics Series, Jim ... ...sity is an equal opportunity university. 3 Balzac The Hated Son by Honoré de Balzac T ranslated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley Dedication To Madame l...

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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... ...n State Electronic Classics Series Publication Sons of the Soil by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Penns... ...tate Electronic Classics Series Publication Sons of the Soil by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylv... ...file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Sons of the Soil by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley, the Pennsylvania State Unive... ...e as an electronic transmission, in any way. Sons of the Soil by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley, the Pennsylvania State Universi... ...me particular interest attaches us, as it did in Blondet’s case, to scenes honored by the steps and lighted by the eyes of a certain person, one would...

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

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The Chouans

By: Honoré de Balzac

...A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Chouans by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Penns... ...enn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Chouans by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylv... ... the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Chouans by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley, the Pennsylvania State Unive... ...e file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Chouans by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley, the Pennsylvania State Universi... ...y The Pennsylvania State University is an equal opportunity university. 3 Balzac The Chouans by Honore de Balzac T ranslated by Katharine Prescott Wo... ...te University is an equal opportunity university. 3 Balzac The Chouans by Honore de Balzac T ranslated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley Dedication T o ... ...ersity is an equal opportunity university. 3 Balzac The Chouans by Honore de Balzac T ranslated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley Dedication T o Monsieu... ...ral voice which haughtily challenged condemnation, “know this; I am a dis- honored creature, unworthy of you. From this hour I accept my fate as a los...

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The Vicar of Tours

By: Honoré de Balzac

...The Vicar of T ours by Honoré de Balzac T ranslated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley A Penn State Electroni... ...The Vicar of T ours by Honoré de Balzac T ranslated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley A Penn State Electronic C... ...State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Vicar of Tours by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Penns... ...te Electronic Classics Series Publication The Vicar of Tours by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylv... ...le as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Vicar of Tours by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley, the Pennsylvania State Unive... ...as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Vicar of Tours by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley, the Pennsylvania State Universi...

Excerpt: The Vicar of Tours by Honore de Balzac, translated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley.

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Sarrasine

By: Honoré de Balzac

...s A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Sarrasine by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Clara Bell and others is a publication of the Pennsylvani... ... Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Sarrasine by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Clara Bell and others is a publication of the Pennsylvania S... ...or the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Sarrasine by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Clara Bell and others, the Pennsylvania State University,... ...the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Sarrasine by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Clara Bell and others, the Pennsylvania State University, El... ...y The Pennsylvania State University is an equal opportunity university. 3 Balzac Sarrasine by Honoré de Balzac Translated by Clara Bell and others D ... ...iversity is an equal opportunity university. 3 Balzac Sarrasine by Honoré de Balzac Translated by Clara Bell and others D D D D Dedication edication ...

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Beatrix

By: Honoré de Balzac

...t Wormeley A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Beatrix by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of th... ...ley A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Beatrix by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Penns... ... A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Beatrix by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylv... ...ment or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Beatrix by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley, the Pennsylvania Stat... ... for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Beatrix by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley, the Pennsylvania State Unive... ...r the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Beatrix by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley, the Pennsylvania State Universi... ...State University is an equal opportunity university. 3 Beatrix Beatrix by Honore de Balzac Translated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley NOTE It is somew... ...niversity is an equal opportunity university. 3 Beatrix Beatrix by Honore de Balzac Translated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley NOTE It is somewhat rem... ...ersity is an equal opportunity university. 3 Beatrix Beatrix by Honore de Balzac Translated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley NOTE It is somewhat remark...

...Excerpt: Note. It is somewhat remarkable that Balzac, dealing as he did with traits of character and the minute and daily circumstances of life, has never been accused of representing actual persons in the two or three thousand portraits which he painted of human nature....

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A Distinguished Provincial at Paris

By: Honoré de Balzac

...A Distinguished Provincial at Paris (Lost Illusions Part II) by Honore de Balzac Translated by Ellen Marriage A Penn State Electronic Class... ...A Distinguished Provincial at Paris (Lost Illusions Part II) by Honore de Balzac Translated by Ellen Marriage A Penn State Electronic Classics Ser... ...A Distinguished Provincial at Paris (Lost Illusions Part II) by Honore de Balzac Translated by Ellen Marriage A Penn State Electronic Classics Series... ...blication A Distinguished Provincial at Paris (Lost Illusions Part II) by Honore de Balzac, trans. Ellen Marriage is a publication of the Pennsylvani... ...on A Distinguished Provincial at Paris (Lost Illusions Part II) by Honore de Balzac, trans. Ellen Marriage is a publication of the Pennsylvania State... ... A Distinguished Provincial at Paris (Lost Illusions Part II) by Honore de Balzac, trans. Ellen Marriage is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Un... ...n any way. A Distinguished Provincial at Paris (Lost Illusions Part II) by Honore de Balzac, trans. Ellen Marriage, the Pennsylvania State University,... ...ay. A Distinguished Provincial at Paris (Lost Illusions Part II) by Honore de Balzac, trans. Ellen Marriage, the Pennsylvania State University, Electr... ... A Distinguished Provincial at Paris (Lost Illusions Part II) by Honore de Balzac, trans. Ellen Marriage, the Pennsylvania State University, Electroni...

...Excerpt: PART I. Mme. De Bargeton and Lucien de Rubempre had left Angouleme behind, and were traveling together upon the road to Paris. Not one of the party who made that journey alluded to it afterwards; but it may be believed that an infatuated ...

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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... ...s an electronic transmission, in any way. The Lesser Bourgeoisie by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katherine Prescott Wormeley, the Pennsylva- nia State Uni... ...n electronic transmission, in any way. The Lesser Bourgeoisie by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katherine Prescott Wormeley, the Pennsylva- nia State Univer... ...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 ... ...d upon the meaning of the young Provencal barrister, declaring that men so honored by the confidence of the government should imitate royalty and enco... ... respect and love; as he has throughout the whole course of his modest and honored life. I would not owe my happiness either to remorse in his noble s...

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A Passion in the Desert

By: Honoré de Balzac

...A Passion in the Desert by Honore de Balzac Translated by Ernest Dowson A Penn State Electronic Classi... ...A Passion in the Desert by Honore de Balzac Translated by Ernest Dowson A Penn State Electronic Classics Seri... ...A Passion in the Desert by Honore de Balzac Translated by Ernest Dowson A Penn State Electronic Classics Series ... ...n State Electronic Classics Series Publication A Passion in the Desert by Honore de Balzac, trans. Ernest Dowson is a publication of the Penn- sylvan... ... Electronic Classics Series Publication A Passion in the Desert by Honore de Balzac, trans. Ernest Dowson is a publication of the Penn- sylvania Stat... ...ectronic Classics Series Publication A Passion in the Desert by Honore de Balzac, trans. Ernest Dowson is a publication of the Penn- sylvania State U... ...file as an electronic transmission, in any way. A Passion in the Desert by Honore de Balzac, trans. Ernest Dowson, the Pennsylvania State Uni- versity... ... an electronic transmission, in any way. A Passion in the Desert by Honore de Balzac, trans. Ernest Dowson, the Pennsylvania State Uni- versity, Elect... ... electronic transmission, in any way. A Passion in the Desert by Honore de Balzac, trans. Ernest Dowson, the Pennsylvania State Uni- versity, Electron...

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Pierre Grassou

By: Honoré de Balzac

...Pierre Grassou by Honoré de Balzac T ranslated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley A Penn State Electronic C... ...enn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Pierre Grassou by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Penns... ... State Electronic Classics Series Publication Pierre Grassou by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylv... ...e file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Pierre Grassou by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley, the Pennsylvania State Unive... ...ile as an electronic transmission, in any way. Pierre Grassou by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley, the Pennsylvania State Universi... ...ity is an equal opportunity university. 3 Balzac Pierre Grassou by Honoré de Balzac T ranslated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley Dedication To the Lieu...

Excerpt: Pierre Grassou by Honore de Balzac, translated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley.

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Z. Marcas

By: Honoré de Balzac

...s A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Z. Marcas by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Clara Bell and others is a publication of the Pennsylvani... ... Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Z. Marcas by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Clara Bell and others is a publication of the Pennsylvania S... ...or the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Z. Marcas by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Clara Bell and others, the Pennsylvania State University,... ...the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Z. Marcas by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Clara Bell and others, the Pennsylvania State University, El... ...y The Pennsylvania State University is an equal opportunity university. 3 Balzac Z. Marcas by Honoré de Balzac Translated by Clara Bell and others De... ...iversity is an equal opportunity university. 3 Balzac Z. Marcas by Honoré de Balzac Translated by Clara Bell and others Dedication To His Highness Co...

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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... ...y A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Maitre Cornelius by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of th... ...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... ...or the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Maitre Cornelius by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley, the Pennsylvania Stat... ...file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Maitre Cornelius by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley, the Pennsylvania State Unive... ...e as an electronic transmission, in any way. Maitre Cornelius by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley, the Pennsylvania State Universi... ...iversity is an equal opportunity university. 3 Balzac Maitre Cornelius by Honore de Balzac T ranslated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley DEDICATION To M...

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Seraphita

By: Honoré de Balzac

...y A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Seraphita by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Penn-... ... Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Seraphita by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Penn- sy... ...or the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Seraphita by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley, the Pennsylvania State Unive... ...the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Seraphita by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley, the Pennsylvania State Universi... ...y The Pennsylvania State University is an equal opportunity university. 3 Balzac Seraphita by Honoré de Balzac T ranslated by Katharine Prescott Worm... ...iversity is an equal opportunity university. 3 Balzac Seraphita by Honoré de Balzac T ranslated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley D D D D Dedication edi... ...author of the said article is ignorant of the character of Count H——. This honored gentleman, who has done many important services to his country, uni...

Excerpt: Seraphita by Honore de Balzac, translated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley.

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The Purse

By: Honoré de Balzac

...l A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Purse by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Clara Bell is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni... ... Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Purse by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Clara Bell is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni- v... ...or the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Purse by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Clara Bell, the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic... ...the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Purse by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Clara Bell, the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic Cl... ...y The Pennsylvania State University is an equal opportunity university. 3 Balzac The Purse by Honoré de Balzac T ranslated by Clara Bell To Sofka “Ha... ...iversity is an equal opportunity university. 3 Balzac The Purse by Honoré de Balzac T ranslated by Clara Bell To Sofka “Have you observed, mademoisel...

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The Red Inn

By: Honoré de Balzac

...A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Red Inn by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Penns... ...enn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Red Inn by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylv... ... the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Red Inn by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley, the Pennsylvania State Unive... ...e file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Red Inn by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley, the Pennsylvania State Universi... ...y The Pennsylvania State University is an equal opportunity university. 3 Balzac The Red Inn by Honoré de Balzac T ranslated by Katharine Prescott Wo... ...ersity is an equal opportunity university. 3 Balzac The Red Inn by Honoré de Balzac T ranslated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley Dedication To Monsieur...

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