Eugenie Grandet (Classic Reprint)

Eugenie Grandet (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Eugenie Grandet Il se rencontre au fond des provinces quelques tetes dignes d'une etude serieuse des caracteres pleins d'originalite des existences tranquilles a la superficie, et que ravagent secretement de tumul tueuses passions; mais les asperites les plus tran chees des caracteres, mais les exaltations les plus passionnees finissent par s'y abolir dans la con stante monotonie des moeurs. Aucun poete n'a tente de decrire les phenomenes de cette vie qui s'en va, s'adoucissant toujours. Pourquoi non? S'il y a de la poesie dans l'atmosphere de Paris ou tourbillonne un simoun qui enleve les fortunes et brise les coeurs, n'y en a - t - il donc pas aussi dans la lente action du sirocco de l'atmosphere provinciale qui detend les plus fiers courages, re lache les fibres, et desarme les passions de leur acutesse. Si tout arrive a Paris, tout passe en pro vince: la, ni relief, ni saillie; mais la des drames dans le silence; la des mysteres habilement dissi mules; la, des denouemens dans un seul mot; la. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 346 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 18mm | 463g
  • Forgotten Books
  • French
  • 2 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243042949
  • 9780243042944

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