Bachelor's Establishment

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Macmillan, 1901 - 335 pages
 

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Page 75 - bugs or Napoleon's cockyoly bird if the bunting flies for France ? France is France! I would paint for the devil. A soldier ought to fight, if he is a soldier, for love of the art. If he had stayed quietly in the army, by this time he would be a general.
Page 86 - She has repaid me all she owed me,' cried Agathe, rising and turning an angry face to her son. ' Besides, that is nobody's business but mine. You are killing her. Go,' she added with a gesture that exhausted all her force, ' and never let me see you again. You are a villain
Page 226 - Send one of your men for my clerk,' said LousteauPrangin to the lieutenant, 'and tell him to bring forms ' 'I should think he did !—He seemed to me quite howcome-you-so.' ' Good God ! don't be in a hurry," said Monsieur Hochon. ' The young man's excitement may be accounted for without any premeditated crime. He is
Page 290 - Then when, fascinated by the idea of being Madame Rouget and a respectable and respected citizen's wife, she was only eager to be well and celebrate the wedding, it was not difficult to make her understand that she could not become one of the old family of Rouget by turning Philippe out of doors.
Page 25 - From mamma's.' * Oh, ho ! from mamma's !' cried the pupils. 'She is Madame Bridau. My papa, who is dead, was a friend of the Emperor's. And if you will only teach me to draw, the Emperor will pay whatever you ask.
Page 29 - She believes that her son will have to beg his bread because he has the bump of painting," said Madame Descoings. ' But I have not the smallest misgiving as to my stepson's boy, little Bixiou, though he too has a passion for drawing. Men are made to fight their way.
Page 313 - me with a little assistance, and judge for yourself of the misery I am in, I am living in the Rue du Houssay, at the corner of the Rue Chantereine, on the fifth floor. If I do not pay my arrears of rent to-morrow, I must turn out. And where am I to go, Monsieur ? May I sign myself,
Page 306 - Joseph came back to his mother's bedside, and had the wit to be silent. He never mentioned his brother during the three weeks while his poor mother lay, not ill indeed, but dying. Indeed, Bianchon, who came every day and attended the poor woman with the devotion of a true friend, told Joseph the truth on the first day.
Page 86 - Good God ! good God !' cried Agathe, trying to separate the brothers. At this moment Bixiou and Doctor Haudry came in. Joseph had knocked down his brother, and Philippe was lying on the floor. ( He is a perfect wild beast !' he said. Not a word, or I '11 ' ' I will remember this,' bellowed Philippe. ' A little family difference ?
Page 7 - at any rate, of going to the scaffold with Andre de Chenier. There, no doubt, grocery and poetry embraced for the first time in the flesh; for they have always had, and will always have, their private relations. Descoings' execution made a far greater sensation than Andre de

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