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The Mysteries of Paris, Volume 5 of 6

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Author: Eugène Süe (Joseph Marie Eugène Sue)
Published: 1843
Language: English
Wordcount: 81,140 / 233 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 72.3
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 473
Added to site: 2010.09.28 29122

ith her but the costume of her country; and I am sure it don't lay in my power to provide her with others; and, besides, it would not be worth while, since we have merely called to thank you for having allowed Madame Séraphin to say you would see Cecily, in consequence of the favourable character I had given her. Still, sir, I don't think, after all, she would suit you.'"

"Capital, Madame Pipelet; go on."

"'And why so?' inquired the notary, who had established himself by the warmest corner of the fire, and seemed to be looking very attentively at us from over his green spectacles, 'why should you suppose your niece not likely to suit me?' 'Because, sir, Cecily is already quite homesick; she has only been here three days and yet she wants to go back; and so, she says, she will, too, if she is obliged to beg her way, or sing songs and sell little brooms, like the rest of her countrywomen.' 'But bless me!' answered M. Ferrand, 'do you, who are her principal relation, mean to allow of that?'



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