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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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Even the distribution of rations leaves much to be desired; the fatigue party, well-intentioned and sympathetic though it be, often finds itself short of provisions.
January 28, 1873
August 3, 1954
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