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Charlus

To go back, now, to the remaining events of the year 1719. The Marquise de Charlus, sister of Mezieres, and mother of the Marquis de Levi, who has since become a duke and a peer, died rich and old.  She … Continue reading

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Gutenberg 3

A few days ago I was just reading the passage below, probably late at night and thought it was so good that I had to make it the first of a new set of quotations from Gutenberg-downloaded texts as I … Continue reading

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