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Original Maupassant Short Stories, Volume 12

By De Maupassant, Guy

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Title: Original Maupassant Short Stories, Volume 12  
Author: De Maupassant, Guy
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Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
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Maupassant, G. D. (n.d.). Original Maupassant Short Stories, Volume 12. Retrieved from http://netlibrary.net/


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Lemonnier had remained a widower with one child. He had loved his wife devotedly, with a tender and exalted love, without a slip, during their entire married life. He was a good, honest man, perfectly simple, sincere, without suspicion or malice. He fell in love with a poor neighbor, proposed and was accepted. He was making a very comfortable living out of the wholesale cloth business, and he did not for a minute suspect that the young girl might have accepted him for anything else but himself. She made him happy. She was everything to him; he only thought of her, looked at her continually, with worshiping eyes. During meals he would make any number of blunders, in order not to have to take his eyes from the beloved face; he would pour the wine in his plate and the water in the salt-cellar, then he would laugh like a child, repeating...

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