The Works Of Alphonse Daudet Volume 15; The Immortal, To Which Is Added The Struggle For Life Tr…

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byAlphonse Daudet

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ... THE STRUGGLE FOR LIFE. CHARACTERS. Vaillant, tax-collector, 60 years old. Paul Astier, Deputy, 32. Chemineau, solicitor's clerk, 30. Count Adriani, garde-noble, 28. Antonin Caussade, director of a laboratory, 25. Lortigue, Paul Astier's secretary, 23. Heurtebize, head concierge at the chateau of Mousseaux. The Notary. The Due De Bretigny, of the Academic Francaise, 70. Stenne, Paul's servant. First Cavalryman, i2th Chasseurs. Second Cavalryman. The Messenger. Maria-antonia, formerly Duchesse Padovani, now Madame Paul Astier, 50. The Marechale, 40. Esther De Seleny, 20. Lydie, Vaillant's daughter, 20. The Marquise De Rocane.re, 25. The Countess Of Foder. Servants, Footmen, Gardeners. The scene is laid in Paris and at the chateau of Mousseaux (Loir-et-Cher). ACT FIRST. Paul Astier's Apartments in the Padovani mansion. A majestic study, lofty ceiling, severely simple hangings.--Door at the back.--At the right Paul's bedroom, concealed by rich dark portieres.--Long window at the left.--Study table covered with pamphlets; chair behind it, facing Paul's bedroom.--At the back a long window opening on the terrace and garden.--As the curtain rises the window at the left is wide open.--It is early morning.--Little Stenne is standing on a step-ladder, washing the window-panes. SCENE FIRST. LORTIGUE AND STENNE. Lortigue (entering at the back of the stage, very spruce, collar turned up, wallet under his arm). Good morning, young Stenne. STENNE (from his ladder, without turning). Good morning, Monsieur Lortigue. Lortigue (Jnttting his wallet on the table). Quite sharp for an April morning. Is the master at the Bois? (He opens a box of cigars, puts one in his mouth, and takes a handful, which he puts in his cigar-case.) STENNE. No, Monsieur Lortigue....

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ... THE STRUGGLE FOR LIFE. CHARACTERS. Vaillant, tax-collector, 60 years old. Paul Astier, Deputy, 32. Chemineau, ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217112005

ISBN - 13:9780217112000

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