L'abîme

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Author: Wilkie Collins
Published: 1918
Language: French
Wordcount: 53,831 / 193 pg
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 1,945
Added to site: 2006.03.28
mnybks.net#: 13186
Origin: gutenberg.org

Translation of No Thoroughfare by Madame Judith de la Comédie Franēaise.

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ant. Alors, baissant de nouveau son voile, elle passe.

Elle passe bien vite et s'enfuit sans regarder en arrière.


PREMIER ACTE.


Le rideau se lève.

Au fond d'une cour de la Cité de Londres, dans une petite rue escarpée, tortueuse, et glissante, qui réunissait Tower Street à la rive de la Tamise, se trouvait la maison de commerce de Wilding et Co., marchands de vins. L'extrémité de la rue par laquelle on aboutissait à la rivière (si toutefois on avait le sens olfactif assez endurci contre les mauvaises odeurs pour tenter une telle aventure) avait reçu le nom d'Escalier du Casse Cou. La cour elle-même n'était pas communément désignée d'une façon moins pittoresque et moins comique: on l'appelait le Carrefour des Écloppés[1].

[Note 1: Sic.]

Bien des années auparavant, on avait renoncé à s'embarquer au pied de l'E

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