Clerambault

The Story of an Independent Spirit During the War

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Author: Romain Rolland
Published: 1921
Language: English
Wordcount: 83,482 / 239 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 66.3
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 664
Added to site: 2004.06.30
mnybks.net#: 8057
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: War, Biography

Clerembault is the record of a man's thought and of his action, a spiritual and a temporal drama.

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enjoyed it all; he knew very well that we really belong to the things that we fancy are our possessions.


Clerambault had just finished with a Schilleresque vision of the fraternal joys promised in the future. Maxime, carried away by his enthusiasm in spite of his sense of humour, had given the orator a round of applause all by himself. Pauline noisily asked if Agénor had not heated himself in speaking, and amid the excitement Rosine silently pressed her lips to her father's hand.

The servant brought in the mail and the evening papers, but no one was in a hurry to read them. The news of the day seemed behind the times compared with the dazzling future. Maxime however took up the popular middle-class sheet, and threw his eye over the columns. He started at the latest items and exclaimed; "Hullo! War is declared." No one listened to him: Clerambault was dreaming over the last vibrations of his verses; Rosine lost in a calm ecstasy; the mother alone, who could not fix her mind on anything, buzzing abou

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