The Countess of Escarbagnas

La Comtesse D'Escarbagnas

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Author: Molière (Jean-Baptiste Poquelin)
Published: 1682
Language: English
Wordcount: 6,506 / 25 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 84.9
LoC Category: PN
Audiobook: www.archive.org
Downloads: 775
mnybks.net#: 4972
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Drama, Audiobook
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ge hotels you must remember with such pleasure! That Hotel of Mouchy, Madam; that Hotel of Lyons, that Hotel of Holland, what charming places to live in![Footnote: Instead of naming the hotels (= mansions) of the great noblemen, Julia names the hotels (= inns) of the time. She thus shows where the countess had studied the aristocracy.]

COUN. It is true that those places are very different from what we have here. You see there people of quality who do not hesitate to show you all the respect and consideration which you look for. One is not under the obligation of rising from one's seat, and if one wants to see a review or the great ballet of Psyche, your wishes are at once attended to.

JU. I should think, Madam, that during your stay in Paris you made many a conquest among the people of quality.

COUN. You can readily believe, Madam, that of all the famous court gallants not one failed to come to my door and pay his respects to me. I keep in my casket some of the letters sent me, and can prove by them

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