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Nana, The Miller's Daughter, Captain Burle, Death of Olivier Becaille

Nana, The Miller's Daughter, Captain Burle, Death of Olivier Becaille

Published On
2014
Language
English
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This eBook version of Four Stories by Zola : Nana, The Miller's Daughter, Captain Burle, and The Death of Olivier Becaille presents the full text of these literary classics.

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“There you are; you're beginning again!” cried Fauchery, casting up his arms. “Ever since this morning people have been dreeing me with Nana. I've met more than twenty people, and it's Nana here and Nana there! What do I know? Am I acquainted with all the light ladies in Paris? Nana is an invention of Bordenave's! It must be a fine one!”
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Then to put an end to the discussion, he introduced his cousin, M. Hector de la Faloise, a young man who had come to finish his education in Paris. The manager took the young man's measure at a glance. But Hector returned his scrutiny with deep interest. This, then, was that Bordenave, that showman of the sex who treated women like a convict overseer, that clever fellow who was always at full steam over some advertising dodge, that shouting, spitting, thigh-slapping fellow, that cynic with the soul of a policeman! Hector was under the impression that he ought to discover some amiable observation for the occasion.
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