La fille de Dosia

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Author: Henry Gréville
Published: 1879
Language: French
Wordcount: 43,648 / 151 pg
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 331
Added to site: 2007.12.21
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as en haut et de haut en bas, comme un bonhomme suspendu à un fil de caoutchouc. Il tombait des chenilles d'un gros arbre qui ombrageait cette balançoire,--je les vois encore,--lorsque j'entendis un grand fracas de portes vitrées.

--Oh! me dis-je, une vitre cassée!

Je prête l'oreille. Non! la vitre n'était pas cassée.--Sauvé! merci mon Dieu, pensai-je en reprenant ma cigarette.

J'avais à peine proféré cette oraison jaculatoire, que j'aperçus un tourbillon blanc qui dégringolait le long du perron. Il faut vous dire que ce perron est composé de neuf marches si hautes, qu'on se cogne les genoux contre le menton quand on les monte. Jugez un peu s'il est facile de les descendre. Le tourbillon blanc arrive sur le gazon, m'aperçoit, s'arrête effaré, reprend sa course et se jette dans mes bras si fort, que je manque de tomber à la renverse de l'autre côté du ban

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