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Immortals Crowned by the French Academy : Monsieur, Madame and Bebe, V1

By Droz, Gustave

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Title: Immortals Crowned by the French Academy : Monsieur, Madame and Bebe, V1  
Author: Droz, Gustave
Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
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Introduction: Antoine?Gustave Droz was born in Paris, June 9, 1832. He was the son of Jules?Antoine Droz, a celebrated French sculptor, and grand son of Jean Pierre Droz, master of the mint and medalist under the Directoire. The family is of Swiss origin. Gustave entered L'Ecole des Beaux Arts and became quite a noted artist, coming out in the Salon of 1857 with the painting ?L'Obole de Cesar'. He also exhibited a little later various ?tableaux de genre': ?Buffet de chemin de fer? (1863), ?A la Sacristie? and ?Un Succes de Salon? (1864), ?Monsieur le Cure, vous avez Raison? and ?Un Froid Sec? (1865).

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Table of Contents: Immortals Crowned by the French Academy: Monsieur, Madame and Bebe, v1, 1 -- Gustave Droz, 1 -- Introduction, 1 -- Chapter I. MY FIRST SUPPER PARTY, 2 -- Chapter II. THE SOUL IN AGONY, 4 -- Chapter III. MADAME DE K, 9 -- Chapter IV. SOUVENIRS OF LENT, 12 -- Chapter V. MADAME AND HER FRIEND CHAT BY THE FIRESIDE, 17 -- Chapter VI. A DREAM, 20 -- Chapter VII. AN EMBASSY BALL, 26 -- Chapter VIII. MY AUNT AS VENUS, 28 -- Chapter IX. HUSBAND AND WIFE, 33 -- Chapter X. MADAME'S IMPRESSIONS, 37 -- Chapter XI. A WEDDING NIGHT, 41 -- Chapter XII. THE HONEYMOON, 43


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