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COMPROMISES


BY

AGNES REPPLIER Litt. D.


"On court, hélas! après la vérité;
Ah! croyez moi, l'erreur a son mérite."

Voltaire


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BOSTON AND NEW YORK

HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN AND COMPANY

The Riverside Press, Cambridge

1905


COPYRIGHT 1904 BY AGNES REPPLIER

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED


Published September 1904


To C. F.


CONTENTS.


The Luxury of Conversation 1
The Gayety of Life 20
The Point of View 34
Marriage in Fiction 49
Our Belief in Books 66
The Beggar's Pouch 88
The Pilgrim's Staff 105
A Quaker Diary 125
French Love-Songs 153
The Spinster 170
The Tourist 185
The Headsman 199
Consecrated to Crime 219
Allegra 240


COMPROMISES