The Man Of Letters As A Man Of Busine

Author: William Dean Howells
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1633555607
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He can say that, as the thing is, unless he sells his art he cannot live, that society will leave him to starve if he does not hit its fancy in a picture, or a poem, or a statue; and all this is bitterly true. He is, and he must be, only too glad if there is a market for his wares.

A Man Of Business

Author: Honoré de Balzac
Publisher: Sheba Blake Publishing
ISBN: 9635275137
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Though a relatively short story, "A Man of Business" is an important component of Honore de Balzac's vast story cycle The Human Comedy, involving many of the recurring characters from the series and tying up a number of loose ends. As a fete thrown at the home of his mistress begins to wind down, Cardot invites the lingering merrymakers to settle around the table and begins telling a story about a clever debt-collection scheme.