Villette (2nd American edition)

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V I L L E T T E



BY

CURRER BELL,

AUTHOR OF "JANE EYRE," "SHIRLEY." &c.



NEW YORK:
HARPER & BROTHERS, PUBLISHERS,
329 & 331 PEARL STREET,
FRANKLIN SQUARE.
1855.

CONTENTS




page
I.— Bretton 1
II.— Paulina 8
III.— The Playmates 15
IV.— Miss Marchmont 31
V.— Turning a New Leaf 39
VI.— London 44
VII.— Villette 55
VIII.— Madame Beck 65
IX.— Isidore 79
X.— Dr. John 90
XI.— The Portress's Cabinet 97
XII.— The Casket 103
XIII.— A Sneeze out of Season 114
XIV.— The Fête 124
XV.— The Long Vacation 153
XVI.— Auld Lang Syne 165
XVII.— La Terrasse 179
XVIII.— We Quarrel 188
XIX.— The Cleopatra 196
XX.— The Concert 208
XXI.— Reaction 228
XXII.— The Letter 245
XXIII.— Vashti 255
XXIV.— M. de Bassompierre 268
XXV.— The Little Countess 282
XXVI.— A Burial 295
XXVII.— The Hôtel Crécy 311
XXVIII.— The Watchguard 327
XXIX.— Monsieur's Fête 339
XXX.— M. Paul 352
XXXI.— The Dryad 363
XXXII.— The First Letter 373
XXXIII.— M. Paul keeps his Promise 382
XXXIV.— Malevola 391
XXXV.— Fraternity 402
XXXVI.— The Apple of Discord 415
XXXVII.— Sunshine 429
XXXVIII.— Cloud 444
XXXIX.— Old and New Acquaintance 468
XL.— The Happy Pair 479
XLI.— Faubourg Clotilde 485
XLII.— Finis 499

This work was published before January 1, 1923, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.