When there is an old maid in a house, watch-dogs are unnecessary; not the slightest event can occur that she does not see and comment upon and pursue to its utmost consequences. The foregoing trifling circumstance was therefore destined to give rise to grave suppositions, and to open the way for one of those obscure dramas which take place in families, and are none the less terrible because they are secret, --if, indeed, we may apply the word "drama" to such domestic occurrences.
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Review: Pierrette (La Comédie Humaine)User Review - Esteban Gordon - Goodreads
A wonderful portrayal of the despicable lives of two of Balzac's "Celibates." It is also a rare tale in which Balzac adds some real emotional thrust as poor, abused Pierrette's million year old grandma comes to her rescue....sort of. Dig it. Read full review
Review: Pierrette (La Comédie Humaine)User Review - Dagny - Goodreads
Pierrette Lorrain, an orphan has been living happily with her grandmother since the age of six when two older cousins, retired brother and sister shopkeepers, decide they should become her guardians ... Read full review
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The Works of Honorae de Balzac Vol 8 by Eugénie Grandet, Pierrette ...
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Allan H. Pasco - The Allusive Complex of Balzac's Pierrette ...
Despite its popularity, if one can consider successive paperback editions an indication of popularity, Balzac's Pierrette (1840) has had remarkably little ...
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Pierrette by Honore de Balzac - Full Text Free Book (Part 1/3)
to see Pierrette. Perceiving the uselessness of that attempt, she ... Pierrette did not go back to bed. To her, Brigaut's arrival was an immense event. ...
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Pierrette/Chapter IX - Wikisource
At nine o'clock that morning Monsieur Martener went to see Monsieur Tiphaine, and related to him the scene between Pierrette and Sylvie, and the tortures of ...
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Pierrette - Wikipédia
Pierrette est un roman d’Honoré de Balzac, paru en 1840. Il fait partie de La Comédie humaine et est situé dans la partie Études de mœurs, dans le deuxième ...
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Project Gutenberg Edition of Pierrette
Project Gutenberg Presents. Pierrette. by Honoré de Balzac. translated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley · Project Gutenberg Release #1704 ...
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5446. Balzac, Honoré De. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
Narrator, in Pierrette, originally named Pierrette Lorrain, in Le Siècle (1840); included in the Comédie humaine as a Scène de la Vie de Province (1843). ...
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Image:balzacpierrette01.jpg - Wikimedia Commons
Illustration of Honoré de Balzac's Pierrette (1840): Pierrette Assaulted. Source. Honoré de Balzac, Pierrette. Philadelphia: George Barrie & Son, 1897 ...
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PIERRETTE, une oeuvre de BALZAC HONORE DE, proposée par Chapitre
PIERRETTE une oeuvre de BALZAC HONORE DE paru le 07/01/1993 aux éditions FLAMMARION, en edition ancienne ou neuve, rare ou épuisée, est chez Chapitre.
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