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My Double Life

The Memoirs of Sarah Bernhardt

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Author: Sarah Bernhardt
Published: 1907
Language: English
Wordcount: 171,025 / 483 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 806 1045
Genre: Biography

The most famous of actresses describes her varied and brilliant career. A constant delight.

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followed ours, in which three men were seated: Régis L----, a friend of my father's, General de P----, and an artist, named Fleury, I think, whose pictures of horses and sporting subjects were very much in vogue just then.

I heard on the way that these gentlemen were to make arrangements for a little dinner near Auteuil, to console mamma for her great trouble in being separated from me. Some other guests were to be there to meet them. I did not pay very much attention to what my mother and my aunt said to each other. Sometimes when they spoke of me they talked either English or German, and smiled at me affectionately. The long drive was greatly appreciated by me, for with my face pressed against the window and my eyes wide open I gazed out eagerly at the grey muddy road, with its ugly houses on each side, and its bare trees. I thought it was all very beautiful, because it kept changing.

The carriage stopped at 18 Rue Boileau, Auteuil. On the iron gate was a long, dark signboard, with gold



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