Sidonie; (fromont Jeune Et Risler Ainé) From The French Of Alphonse Daudet

Paperback | January 10, 2012

byAlphonse Daudet

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1877. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER V. A CONCEBT-KOOM. Night after night Rider's lamp burned until the morning sun shamed its feeble rays. He had furnished for himself, away up among the eaves, a small room, closely resembling the one in which he had lived with Frantz. He worked constantly; but, alas! youth and hope were gone, and with them all the charm of the old life. To be sure, Frantz and Madame George were left him; their love and their friendship were real, and of these two persons he could think without sadness. Claire environed him with kindly attentions, and Frantz wrote constantly. As he never spoke of Sidonie, Risler felt sure that some one had told him all that had happened; and, in his turn, he equally avoided any allusion to the humiliating subject. "When I can summon him home!" was Risler's constant thought; it was his dream, his only ambition--first, to place the manufactory on a solid basis, and then to recall Frantz, and to pass the remainder of his life with him. The days were all much alike; each morning he descended to the work-rooms, where the profound respect he inspired, his serious face and decided manner, had restored the order and discipline disturbed for a brief period. For a time there had been much gossip in regard to Sidonie's disappearance. Some said she had eloped with a lover, others that Risler had driven her away. But the thing that disturbed both of these beliefs was the position assumed toward each other by the former partners. Sometimes, however, when they were alone together, Risler had a sudden access of rage as he remembered how those lips had lied"Ho him--those eyes betrayed him. Then he had a mad longing to seize George by the throat, and to crush his very life out. But the thought of Madame George always restrained him. Should he be less courag...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1877. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER V. A CONCEBT-KOOM. Night after night Rider's lamp burned until the morning sun shamed its feeble rays. He had furnished for h...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:70 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217049214

ISBN - 13:9780217049214

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