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I am just over an attack of grippe-bronchitis, very unpleasant at my ages (I have two or three).
The three great stumbling blocks in a girl's education... homard a l'Américaine, a boiled egg, and asparagus.
Artisans, bureaucrats, that's what we writers are! The joys of creation! Novels dashed off in ecstasy in three weeks! Nonsense! Three thousand pages botched and wasted in order to produce two hundred and fifty polished ones.
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Most of the memorable events I have myself been exercised in; and, for the satisfaction of the public, will briefly relate the circumstances of my adventures, and scenes of life, from my first movement to this country until this day.
January 28, 1873
August 3, 1954
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