Ménage De Garçon

Paperback | February 12, 2012

byHonoré De Balzac

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1896 Excerpt: ... lawyers saw the political outlaw into the coach, and wished him good luck. On the 2nd of November, All Souls' Day, Philippe Bridau presented himself before the head of the police at Issoudun to have his pass countersigned on the day of his arrival; then, by that functionary's instructions, he found a lodging in the Rue de l'Avenier. The news immediately spread through Issoudun that one of the officers involved in the late conspiracy was quartered in the town, and the sensation was all the greater because it was understood that this officer was the brother of the painter who had been so unjustly arrested. Maxence Gilet, by this time quite recovered from his wound, had carried through the difficult business of calling in the moneys placed on mortgage by Pere Rouget, and having them invested in the funds. The loan of a hundred and forty thousand francs, raised by the old man on his land, had produced a great sensation, for in the country everything is known. On behalf of the Bridaus, Monsieur Hochon, shocked at this necessity, questioned old Monsieur Heron, Rouget's notary, as to the object of this change of investments. 'If Fere Rouget changes his mind, his heirs will owe me a votive offering,' cried Monsieur Heron. 'But for me, the old man would have invested the capital of fifty thousand francs a year in the name of Maxence Gilet. But I told Mademoiselle Brazier that she had better be satisfied with the will, or risk an action for undue influence, seeing the abundant proof of their manoeuvring afforded by the transfers made in every direction. To gain time I advised Maxence and his mistress to let people forget this sudden change in the old boy's habits.' 'Ah! constitute yourself the ally and protector of the Bridaus, for they are penniless,' said Monsieur...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1896 Excerpt: ... lawyers saw the political outlaw into the coach, and wished him good luck. On the 2nd of November, All Souls' Day, Philippe Bri...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:102 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.21 inPublished:February 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217146759

ISBN - 13:9780217146753

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