Les douze nouvelles nouvelles

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Language: French
Wordcount: 42,139 / 144 pg
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 311
Added to site: 2006.07.20
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e voulut pas s'appeler Mme Dupont, mais celle de ses amies qui m'a conté l'histoire m'a dit en riant: «Arthur lui apparaît si souvent la nuit que son premier enfant sera un Dupont!»

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JANINA.

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La scène se passe au beau milieu du tout-Paris, boulevard Malesherbes, dans un somptueux appartement.

Madame s'ennuie dans sa chambre à coucher et s'impatiente en voyant la pendule, qui lui semble marcher à rebours. Elle caresse son beau lévrier et regarde par la fenêtre. Mais il ne vient pas!

Heureusement elle entend résonner le timbre. «Oh! qui que tu sois, j'attends!»

Et, pour commencer, qu'est-ce que Madame? C'est une jolie jeune femme qui soupire sur trois années de mariage. Son mari est charmant, quand il est là,--mais il n'est jamais là!--Pourquoi? puisque sa femme est charmante. Une do

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