The Old Maid (Balzac)
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|The Old Maid (1837)
by , translated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley
|Original French title: "La Vieille Fille". First published 1837. Included as part of La Comédie humaine.|
- To Monsieur Eugene-Auguste-Georges-Louis Midy de la Greneraye Surville, Royal Engineer of the Ponts at Chausses.
- As a testimony to the affection of his brother-in-law,
- De Balzac
- Chapter I: ONE OF MANY CHEVALIERS DE VALOIS
- Chapter II: SUSANNAH AND THE ELDERS
- Chapter III: ATHANASE
- Chapter III: MADEMOISELLE CORMON
- Chapter V: AN OLD MAID'S HOUSEHOLD
- Chapter VI: FINAL DISAPPOINTMENT AND ITS FIRST RESULT
- Chapter VII: OTHER RESULTS
This work published before January 1, 1923 is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.