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Delphine Gay

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DelpImieGay.aFi'oiichnovrlist,-Víig" tlie danghterof a Fi'oneh offinñrf m' one of tlie itp;T t-í moni s, a.ii'1 ot" his wifó Sophie, who was the authoress of a-; nuinbot' of works boih in poetry and, prose. Monsieur G.iy was lioomcd to' experience one of dio penaKies whieh sometimos áttend the posscsso'rs of cleverwlves. Sophie havinií wnttcu' a witty sally aspiiii3t a pretect of tiie dcpartinent," her liusba! was depriv-cil of au ftppoÍHtoiont whiuh ho jiail enjov-Qd inulor ttio viotiui of l)is wit'e'sBfttire. Thoir daiigliter, Dc:lphiiie,lunrried Monsieur Ëinile do Glrardily tho -vvell-k'.iown journalist, a roally rood and cönscicMtiüiis mail. bu tono' whose tempor als bad boon sourcdby early utisforltiiics. His young,liëauliful, and witly u ife was as great a favorite iu society na he was the ro-verse. Her rooms were tlic conslaut resort of tbo most eelebratod literury charactersof tlie day : Lamartine, AI-exandro Dumas,, Víctor liugo,Mcry, ïlieopliile, ui tier. Eugene Bue, and sometimea AüVe.l de Musset. Among all tliese celebrities it is fear-cd thai the husbaud was of ten forgotten:aud thougli Delphine occa-eioually met him at dinner, nnrsed him wiien he was UI, and was ready at all times to help lnin out of the' difflcultios into wiiioli his quarrel-some diapositiun Had involved hun ;■ he iuhabittd his own i-ooins,und nevr appeared at his wife's veeeptions.- Tlns, uowever, is a matter of small uiomont iu l('ruice, lita marital tles set very.loo-cly. and Madame enjoys herself to the milest cxlent to mako up what she has has lost as Mademolsclle.


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