Gustave Flaubert Quote

He took it for granted that she was content; and she resented his settled calm, his serene dullness, the very happiness she herself brought him.


Madame Bovary (1857) pt. 1, ch. 7 (translated by F. Steegmuller)

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He took it for granted that she was content; and she resented his settled calm, his serene dullness, the very happiness she herself brought him.

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He took it for granted that she was content; and she resented his settled calm, his serene dullness, the very happiness she herself brought him.

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He took it for granted that she was content; and she resented his settled calm, his serene dullness, the very happiness she herself brought him.

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He took it for granted that she was content; and she resented his settled calm, his serene dullness, the very happiness she herself brought him.