Genevieve and Marcelin and Other Tales

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W. Crosby, 1843 - 168 pages
 

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Page 68 - I will ask him for my place again ; he shall tell me I am a drunkard ! Had I as many mouths as Hydra, such an answer would stop them all. To be now a sensible man, by and by a fool, and presently a beast! O strange! Every inordinate cup is unblessed and the ingredient is a devil.
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Page 150 - Bastien's, entirely occupied with the cares of her household, and. the education of her children...
Page 73 - To be sure of it, he ran to the merchant's house where his presence caused great surprise, and there related the trick that had been played on him — he could not restrain his indignation.
Page 76 - He had never earned so much, he had never been so happy. But alas ! the fatal habit which we think that we have conquered, insensibly resumes its empire over us.
Page 80 - He pressed the hand of the banker to his lips, and wet it with his tears. " I need not tell you that I am innocent," continued he, with, a penetrating voice, "you know it as well as I, and every body knows it.
Page 79 - But soon regaining his natural energy, he added, " Oh! if I could get hold of the person who has put this affront upon me, his respiration would be rather difficult just at this moment, I'm thinking.
Page 70 - Stephen was proud ; and the idea of being suspected of begging the least thing made him blush.
Page 76 - ... him so many friends, succeeded the greatest irritation which was only dissipated by a long sleep.

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