Tartarin of Tarascon: To which is Added Tartarin on the Alps

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Little, Brown, 1900 - 350 pages
 

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Page 103 - ... into the gallery where all his court were waiting for him CHAPTER LXXXVI. WHICH WILL ELUCIDATE THE PREVIOUS CHAPTER. THE evening before, M. de Monsoreau had returned to his home from the Hotel Guise, and had found Bussy there. Then, in his friendship for this brave gentleman, he had taken him aside, and said : " Will you permit me to give you a piece of advice ?
Page 24 - South does not lie, he deceives himself. He does not always tell the truth, but he thinks he does. . . A lie in him is not a lie, it is a species of mirage. . . Yes, mirage. . . In order to understand me perfectly, go to the South, and you will see.
Page 332 - Children ! a source of grief. Ever since she had them my mother has done nothing but weep.' 'Listen, Otto, you know me, my good friend. . . .' And with all the valorous ardour of his soul Tartarin exhausted himself to revive and rub to life at that distance this victim of Schopenhauer and of Hartmann, two rascals he'd like to catch at the corner of a wood, coquin de sort \ and make them pay for all the harm they had done to youth. . . . Represent to yourselves during this discussion the high wall...

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