e neatly dressed than that thou shouldst have a whole frock." And so Louise is content. The two breakfast on a ragoût and a bottle of wine while they talk of going on Sunday to St. Cloud for the day--and so they must be economical this week. Yes, they will surely go to St. Cloud and spend all day in the woods. It is the second Sunday in the month, and the fountains will be playing. They will take their déjeuner with them. Louise will, of course, see to this, and Edmond will bring cigarettes enough for two, and the wine. Then, when the stars are out, they will take one of the "bateaux mouches" back to Paris.
Dear Paris--the Paris of youth, of love, and of romance!
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The pulse of the Quarter begins really to beat at 6 P.M. At this hour the streets are alive with throngs of workmen--after their day's work, seeking their favorite cafés to enjoy their apéritifs with their comrades--and women hurrying back from their work, many to their homes and children, buy