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

The Works Of Charles Paul De Kock (volume 13)

byPaul De Kock

Paperback | February 3, 2012

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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...
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

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217641164

ISBN - 13:9780217641166