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Page 444 - Then, as his sister clung to him imploringly, he took her in his arms and pressed her to his heart. " Poor sister — poor Marie-Anne — you will never know what it costs me to refuse you, to separate myself from you.
Page 25 - Comte d'Artois, and no one knew where he had gone or what had become of him. Ten years passed before I could make up my mind to inhabit the chateau — yes, ten years — during which I had the furniture dusted each morning as if the master was to return that very evening. At last I ventured. I heard M. d'Escorval declare that the duke had been killed in battle. So I took up my abode here; and day after day as the domain of Sairmeuse grew more productive and extensive under my care, I felt myself...