Life [By Paul de Musset] Posthumous Works [Tr. by Mary W. Artois, F.A. Schnneider Volume 10

Life [By Paul de Musset] Posthumous Works [Tr. by Mary W. Artois, F.A. Schnneider Volume 10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...on her, I think.... Did you not speak of our father just now? Do you wish to be the murderer of your sister? Michel. Yes, if it were true that a deceiver. Fabrice. Ah! as for that, do not speak of that.... Such a thing is impossible... Michel. What will you do? Fabrice. You ask me what? Michel. I have good cause to be angry, have I not? Fabrice. Silence! Silence! I hear steps; the sound comes from this side.... Perhaps it is Faustine?... No, it is our father.. May God watch over her now! (He shuts the door, which was partly open.) Scene II (The same as before and Loredan.) Loredan. Both of you up so early, my children! That is well.... Nothing strange in that as far as Michel is concerned. (To Fabrice.) As for you, I know your wiles. You do not deserve much credit for being up at this hour. You turn night into day. You are fond of attending masquerades.... Fabrice. My father. Loredan. Yes, you are squandering your mother's fortune; that amuses you, but look out for the future! Old as I am I can compel you to listen to me. Fabrice. Oh, my father, what a bad opinion you have formed! Loredan. It is true, it is just. I know your heart, but when I see you so gaily dressed, covered with brilliant trinkets... You laugh at our sumptuary laws.... Some day we will let you play the fine gentleman. Well, no more scolding. I am going to be merry to-day, for I have some very good news.... But what is the matter, Michel? You look very sad. Michel. Your pardon, sir.... How are you? You are up very early to-day. Loredan. An old habit, my dear friend, an old habit that comes from being a merchant; for even if I am no longer allowed to call myself one, thanks to their absurd interdiction, I am, and always will, consider myself one. What a foolish and useless more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
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  • English
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  • 9781236667021