Madame Firmiani

Author: Honore de Balzac
Publisher: The Floating Press
ISBN: 1776539354
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Master of realism Honore de Balzac highlights his brilliant knack for character development in the short story "Madame Firmiani." The story's plot is slight, dealing in large part with the mysterious identity of Madame Firmiani's husband. As always, where Balzac truly shines is in delving into the nuance of human behavior and personality.

Madame Firmiani

Author: Honoré de Balzac
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
ISBN: 9781419131943
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The brightest memories of the old man faded at the sight of his nephew's so-called mistress. His anger died away at the gracious exclamation which came from his lips as he looked at her. By one of those fortunate accidents which happen only to pretty women, it was a moment when all her beauties shone with peculiar lustre, due perhaps to the wax-lights.

A Start In Life Madame Firmiani The Message The Atheist S Mass Classic Reprint

Author: Honoré de Balzac
Publisher: Forgotten Books
ISBN: 9781333411602
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Excerpt from A Start in Life; Madame Firmiani; The Message; The Atheist's Mass Touchards, father and son, ordinarily enlisted in their support the sympathies of those inhabiting the places which they served. Thus the venturer, at the same time conductor and owner of the coach, was an innkeeper in the locality and was familiar with its beings, things and interests. He attended to errands intelligently, he did not ask very much for his small services, and on that very account got more than the Messageries Touchard. He knew how to elude the necessity of a transportation per mit. If need be, he infringed on the ordinances regarding the passengers to be carried. In fine, he had won the affection of the ordinary folk. And so, when competition was set up, if the old carrier of the country shared the week-days with it, some persons delayed their journey so as to make it in company with the antique coach-driver, though his rig and horses were in a condition that was by no means likely to inspire confidence. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

The Works Of Balzac

Author: Honoré de Balzac
ISBN: 9781294195764
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This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book. ++++ The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to ensure edition identification: ++++ The Works Of Balzac: Ursule Mirouet. Madame Firmiani. A Forsaken Woman. The Imaginary Mistress; Volume 24 Of The Works Of Balzac: Tr. Into English]; Honore De Balzac Honore de Balzac Gebbie, 1900