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A Drama On The Seashore

Auhtor: Honor De Balzac

Language: english

Genres:

nautical,  drama
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Review by Timothy B. Riley, November 2009


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Drama On The Seashore':

A Drama On The Seashore by Honor? De Balzac. This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Drama On The Seashore':


... THE SEASHORE. HONORE DE BALZAC. Translated By Katharine Prescott Wormeley. DEDICATION. To Madame la Princesse Caroline Galitzin de Genthod, nee ...
... my wild imagination was urging me to undertake, a pretty cry, the cry of a woman issuing refreshed and joyous from a bath, rose above the murmur ...
... when the village roofs began to show like a faint gray line on the horizon, we met a fisherman, a poor man returning to Croisic. His feet were bare his ...
... ways. The man had a voice without harshness, kind lips, evidently no ambition, and something frail and puny about him. Any other sort of countenance ...
... along-shore. I spend whole days without getting anything. To catch a crab, it must go to sleep, as this one did, and a lobster must be silly enough ...
... will never know how keen our sympathy for them is, any more than the world will know how beautiful are their lives they are laying up their treasures ...
... was busy sticking them on, why it was done she answered that she was making fuel. Could you have imagined that when those patches of dung have dried, ...
... mood had changed, and with that reserve that comes of misery, he kept silence. Though from time to time we pressed each other's hands that we might feel ...
... which led him round the base of the rock. We ourselves continued our way over it but Pauline took my arm. Our guide hastened his steps in order to ...
... one of those old oaks, whose knotty trunks, from which the branches have been lopped, rise with weird power in some lonely place, and you will have ...
... that forehead furrowed with wrinkles, was it in harmony with the heart within. Why was this man in the granite. Why was the granite in the man. Which ...
... you afraid of him.'-'Ah, no, no isn't he my godfather. he wouldn't have anybody but me bring him his food.' Perotte declares that he smiles when ...
... Cambremer without trying to the lawyer's kitchen was close to the office, and that's how she heard. She's dead, and so is the lawyer. My mother made ...
... a blow which sent Jacques to his bed for six weeks. The poor mother nearly died of grief. One night, as she was fast asleep beside her husband, a noise ...
... saying he had stayed at Batz all night. I should tell you that the mother had not known where to hide her money. Cambremer put his with Monsieur Dupotel ...
... Croisic, or that of Guerande. Then he loaded a gun, and placed it at a corner of the fireplace. Jacques came home late he had drunk and gambled till ...
... she wept. 'You are a this and a that,' he said 'you have always wanted to ruin me.'. Cambremer turned white and said,-. 'Such language to ...
... tell the fact that strikes them, and present it as they felt it. This tale was made as sharply incisive as the blow of an axe. I shall not go to ...
... gray earth that the Breton flora held in horror, were in keeping with the gloom that filled our souls. When we reached a spot where we crossed an arm ...
... by Achille Millien. The fable is classed as Aarne-Thompson type 313 (A girl helps the hero to flee) and revolves about a transformation chase. Others ...