L'inutile beauté

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Published: 1890
Language: French
Wordcount: 41,839 / 148 pg
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 2,223
Added to site: 2005.11.28
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idée, fissent naître une parole.

La comtesse, par tact féminin, obéissant à ses instincts de femme du monde, essaya deux ou trois fois de lui répondre: mais en vain. Elle ne trouvait point ses mots dans la déroute de son esprit; et sa voix lui faisait presque peur dans le silence de la grande pièce où sonnaient seulement les petits heurts de l'argenterie et des assiettes.

Soudain son mari, se penchant en avant, lui dit:

--En ce lieu, au milieu de vos enfants, me jurez-vous la sincérité de ce que vous m'avez affirmé tantôt.

La haine fermentée dans ses veines la souleva soudain, et répondant à cette demande avec la même énergie qu'elle répondait à son regard, elle leva ses deux mains, la droite vers les fronts de ses fils, la gauche vers les fronts de ses filles, et d'un accent ferme, résolu, sans défaillance:

--Sur la tête de mes enfants, je jure que je vous ai dit la vérité.

Il se leva, et, avec un geste exaspéré ayant lancé sa serviette sur la table, il se retourna en jetant sa chaise cont

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