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And yet you feel that your wife could pick a lover.

From Œuvres illustrées de Balzac (Illustrated works of Balzac) vol. 3-4, Paris, 1857.

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And yet you feel that your wife could pick a lover.

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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Etienne smoking a cigar after lunch…

From Œuvres illustrées de Balzac (Illustrated works of Balzac) vol. 3-4, Paris, 1857.

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Etienne smoking a cigar after lunch…

From Œuvres illustrées de Balzac (Illustrated works of Balzac) vol. 3-4, Paris, 1857.

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Saturday, December 22, 2012
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She put the blindfold over my eyes, and tied it tightly behind my head.

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

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She put the blindfold over my eyes, and tied it tightly behind my head.

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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Dear Eugénie, a cousin is better than a brother.

Gustave Staal (?), from Œuvres illustrées de Balzac (Illustrated works of Balzac) vol. 3-4, Paris, 1857.

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Dear Eugénie, a cousin is better than a brother.

Gustave Staal (?), from Œuvres illustrées de Balzac (Illustrated works of Balzac) vol. 3-4, Paris, 1857.

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Saturday, December 22, 2012
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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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Claparon, without a wig, and with a scarf wrapped askew around his head.

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

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Claparon, without a wig, and with a scarf wrapped askew around his head.

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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The countess took off her gloves and let her hands float in the water as if to cool an inward ardor. (The Lily of the Valley)

Pierre-Gustave Staal, from Oeuvres illustrées de Balzac (Illustrated works of Balzac) vol. 1-2, Paris, 1851.

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The countess took off her gloves and let her hands float in the water as if to cool an inward ardor. (The Lily of the Valley)

Pierre-Gustave Staal, from Oeuvres illustrées de Balzac (Illustrated works of Balzac) vol. 1-2, Paris, 1851.

(Source: archive.org)

Sunday, June 24, 2012
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We can stoop as we run by the hedge, and he will not see us. (The Lily of the Valley)

Pierre-Gustave Staal, from Oeuvres illustrées de Balzac (Illustrated works of Balzac) vol. 1-2, Paris, 1851.

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We can stoop as we run by the hedge, and he will not see us. (The Lily of the Valley)

Pierre-Gustave Staal, from Oeuvres illustrées de Balzac (Illustrated works of Balzac) vol. 1-2, Paris, 1851.

(Source: archive.org)

Sunday, June 24, 2012