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The Deputy of Arcis

By: Honoré de Balzac

...y person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim M... ... the theatre of the events here related. The arrondissement of Arcis votes at Bar-sur-Aube, which is forty miles from Arcis; consequently there is no ... ...ing the T error to the famous Malin de l’Aube, the repre- sentative of the people, in order to hold possession of the estate of Gondreville. [See “ An... ...arles Keller,—a par- liamentary arrangement which renders the elect of the people subject to re-election. When Simon Giguet sounded the old notary Gre... ...ur oblivi- ous friend was willing to agree that he studied with you at the college of T ours and also that hew as the same Monsieur Dorlange who, in 1... ...week two news (to use the schoolboy phrase of my son Armand) en- tered the college of Tours. One had a charming face, the other would have been though... ...rom which issued an enormous shirt-frill of point d’Angleterre, this skel- eton had cheeks covered with a thick layer of rouge which heightened still ... ...rewd in business, Laurent Goussard, whose niece Mother Marie-des-Anges had educated gratu- itously, seemed to pique himself on the great liberality of... ...ygne, without paying a visit to Mother Marie-des-Anges, who in former days educated her daughter Berthe, now the Duchesse Georges de Maufrigneuse. But...

...he provinces, it is proper to state that the town of Arcis-sur-Aube was not the theatre of the events here related. The arrondissement of Arcis votes at Bar-sur-Aube, which is forty miles from Arcis; consequently there is no deputy from Arcis in the Chamber....

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The Lily of the Valley

By: Honoré de Balzac

...The Lily of the Valley by Honoré de Balzac T ranslated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley A Penn State Electroni... ...y person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim M... ...ds are torn apart by rancor- ous hands, whose flowers are touched by frost at the mo- ment of their blossoming? What poet will sing the sorrows of the... ...glad to answer all in detail. “What in the world do they teach you in your colleges?” he exclaimed at last in astonishment. On this first day the coun... ...s I found the same sufferings that assailed me elsewhere; but in Paris, at college, at school I evaded them by abstinence; there my privations were ne... ...Here I draw upon myself the storms I fear may break upon my children or my people; and in doing so I feel a something I cannot explain, which gives me... ...her Madame la duchesse, and to speak to her in the third person. The young people of the present day have lost these polite manners; you must learn th... ...st; I can love, I can die for you if you will; but I have never studied at Eton, or at Oxford, or in Edinburgh. I am neither a doctor of laws nor a re... ...love. The Englishwoman, on the contrary, makes her love bend to the world. Educated to maintain the icy manners, the Britannic and egotistic deportmen...

...Excerpt: ENVOI. Felix de Vandenesse to Madame la Comtesse Natalie de Manerville: I yield to your wishes. It is the privilege of the women whom we love more than they love us to make the men who love them ignore the ordinary rules of common-sense. ...

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The Muse of the Department

By: Honoré de Balzac

...The Muse of the Department by Honoré de Balzac T ranslated by James Waring A Penn State Electronic Classics Seri... ...y person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim M... ...eturn for the trouble you have taken—you, the Hozier, the Cherin, the King-at-Arms of these Studies of Life; you, to whom the Navarreins, Cadignans, L... ...fair, you are not satisfied to be merely charming. You are clever and well educated, you know every book that comes out, you love poetry, you are a mu... ...her unseen superiority was genuine. This whimsical medley is commoner than people think. Dinah, who was ridiculous from the perversity of her clever- ... ...place of second-rate ideas, in- difference to dress, the culture of vulgar people, swamp the sublimer essence hidden in the youthful plant; all is ove... ... Nothing is overlooked; neither the names of the professors at the Bourges College, nor those of his de- ceased schoolfellows, such as Lousteau, Bianc... ...towards them. Having introduced the two Paris lions to the ambitious skel- eton that called itself woman under the name of Madame Piedefer—a tall, lea... ...nners were most agreeable, who ex- pressed himself well, and seemed highly educated, received the Chevalier as a godsend; he offered him the freedom o...

Excerpt: The Muse of the Department by Honore de Balzac, translated by James Waring.

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