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Nanette and Her Lovers: A Tale of Normandy (Classic Reprint)
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Antoine Charpentier Antoine's Arcola arms army Arsene Potier Arsene's began beholding beneath brandy called Captain Charpen Charpentier's church cider citizen Mucius civil contract colonel cottage cried cure Daridolle Daridolle's death Desaix door drew drum Eloy epaulettes eyes father feel fell felt fire French gave grenadier grief guillotine hand happy hard head heard hearing heart heaven hussar kiss Langeval laughed legion of honour letter lieutenant light looked lover Maitre Charpentier Marquis marriage marry Milan military mill miller mind mother moustache Nanette's Napoleon never night Norman officer Palais Royal Paris pere Quesnel Poor Nanette portmanteau priest regiment Renaud republican Rouen sabots Saen seigneur Serjeant Charpentier sigh soldiers soon soul stept stood tears thought took Toulon trembling turned uncle Gracchus Vassy veuve Langlois village Vive voice walked whilst widow wife words wound young
Page 311 - Every thing is for the best to the righteous ; if not in this world, at least in that which is to come.
Page 112 - Antoine was well, that he was becoming a good soldier, that she would not know him in his uniform, with his large moustache, &c., &c. : but he never gave any particulars as to his friend's amusements, infidelities, and mode of life. July, 1794, gave a fresh turn to public affairs ; likewise bringing Daridolle in great haste to his estate of " Lacedsemonia," as he was pleased to call it ; so classical and enamored of liberty was Daridolle.
Page 92 - Would you rather ask for all manner of pleasant things, if not in this life, at least in the life to come ? Oh, my friends, consider this.
Page 111 - Quesnel brought her a letter, announcing that he had obtained bis first stripes, and that he was actually a corporal, she, in her innocence, felt as much delighted as though he had become a marshal. It was Flandrin who had brought her this welcome letter; trotting up to her with the epistle in...
Page 313 - It is a book that may be read with profit by any one " ' [Whig. * * * " Such a man deserves to be known. * * It is well written, and for a translation is remarkably transparent." [Hartford Christian Review. FRANK FORESTER'S NEW BOOK. attfr Dittos HISTORIES OF ENGLAND AND FEANCE. BY HENRY WILLIAM HERBERT, Author of" The Captains of the Old Republics," " Cavaliers of England," " Marmaduke Wyvil," " Oliver Cromwell,"