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The Lady of Lyons

or, Love and Pride

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Author: Edward Bulwer-Lytton (Owen Meredith)
Language: English
Wordcount: 16,885 / 55 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 746
mnybks.net#: 4576
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Drama, Humor
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the position of a rose in PAULINE's hair.]--Ah, so!-- that improves the hair,--the tournure, the j'e ne sais quoi!-- You are certainly very handsome, child!--quite my style;--I don't wonder that you make such a sensation!--Old, young, rich, and poor, do homage to the Beauty of Lyons!--Ah, we live again in our children,-- especially when they have our eyes and complexion!

Pauline [languidly]. Dear mother, you spoil your Pauline!--[Aside.] I wish I knew who sent me these flowers!

Mme. Deschap. No, child!--If I praise you, it is only to inspire you with a proper ambition.--You are born to make a great marriage.-- Beauty is valuable or worthless according as you invest the property to the best advantage. Marian, go and order the carriage! [Exit MARIAN.

Pauline. Who can it be that sends me, every day, these beautiful flowers?-- how sweet they are!

Enter Servant.

Servant. Monsieur Beauseant, Madam.

Mme. Deschap. Let him enter. Pauline, this is another offer!-- I know it is

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