Le calendrier de Vénus

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Author: Octave Uzanne
Published: 1880
Language: French
Wordcount: 39,057 / 139 pg
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 620
Added to site: 2006.01.20
mnybks.net#: 12574
Origin: gutenberg.org
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Bien que je ne me soucie point des bruits extérieurs, des éclats de presse et des sourdes médisances de la pâle envie, et quoique je n'ignore point, selon un vieil adage français, qu' «à laver la tête d'un nègre on perd sa lessive,» je ne pourrais et ne devrais laisser passer sous silence les coups d'espadon mala_droits, que des pauvres bretteurs sans convictions ont tenté de me porter en pleine poitrine, si ces coups d'estoc avaient pu atteindre autre chose que ma cuirasse d'indifférence.

Il en est cependant autrement d'une remarque plus générale et que je serais mal fondé prendre en mauvaise part, car je la crois faite loyalement et sans parti pris, avec un ton sobre et une affection quasi-paternelle, par des écrivains bien élevés, d'un esprit judicieux et éclairé; je veux parler de mes déplorables tendances au style pr

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