The Works Of Charles Paul De Kock (volume 13) by Paul De Kock

The Works Of Charles Paul De Kock (volume 13)

byPaul De Kock

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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. 1903. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER V A Night That Was Long In Passing. MadeMoiselle Agathe. A Word About Myself "How very, very funny he looked, that gentleman," said Nicette, as she saw me coming with the light. "When I saw that comical figure in a nightshirt, with a handkerchief tied in a lover's knot on his head in place of a nightcap, that big nose, and that look of astonishment, I really couldn't keep from laughing." "I must confess, Mademoiselle Nicette," said I dryly, "that you are giving me a most unconscionable amount of trouble." "Me, monsieur? Oh, I beg your pardon if I have done so," she said in a tone of dismay. "I did not mean to I'm sure." "At length, God be thanked, we are in my apartments, though I don't know, in truth, how you will manage to get out of them in the morning," I resumed. "Mercy, by the door, of course!" answered Nicette. "I shall have to go out by the way I came in." "Oh, that's very easy for you to say; in fact--well, we shall see tomorrow." Nicette looked around her; she examined my apartment, my furniture, she followed me into each room. I had but three, a little antechamber, a bedroom and a study, where I worked, read or played upon the piano, or did whatever I thought fit. "Why don't you rest yourself," said I to Nicette. "Yes, monsieur; I will just now; but I must--" she looked at my sofa, my ottomans and chairs, she seemed afraid to approach them. I could not help smiling at her embarrassment. "Doesn't my lodging please you?" "On the contrary, it pleases me very much, monsieur; but everything is so fine, so glittering, I am afraid of spoiling something." "Oh, you need not be at all afraid of that." I led her to the sofa and almost forced her to sit beside me. "As you see, Nicette, I am alone; you have come to a bachelor's house." "Oh, that mak...

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Title:The Works Of Charles Paul De Kock (volume 13)Format:PaperbackDimensions:60 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217641164

ISBN - 13:9780217641166

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