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He was a tavern dandy, one of those tricksters who are the despair of policemen.

Eugène Lampsonius (Eustache Lorsay), from Œuvres illustrées de Balzac (Illustrated works of Balzac) vol. 3-4, Paris, 1857.

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He was a tavern dandy, one of those tricksters who are the despair of policemen.

Eugène Lampsonius (Eustache Lorsay), from Œuvres illustrées de Balzac (Illustrated works of Balzac) vol. 3-4, Paris, 1857.

(Source: archive.org)


Saturday, December 22, 2012
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    (tavern dandy: my new favorite way to describe Jusky)
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