Tales of Fashionable Life - Vol. 5

Tales of Fashionable Life - Vol. 5

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Tales of Fashionable Life - Vol. 5

Tales of Fashionable Life - Vol. 5

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Emilie de Coulanges was a young French emigrant, of a noble family, and heiress to a large estate ; but the property of her family had been confiscated during the revolution. She and her mother, la comtesse de Coulanges, made their escape to England. Madame de Coulanges was in feeble health, and much dispirited by the sudden loss of rank and fortune. Mademoiselle de Coulanges felt the change more for her mother, than for herself; she always spoke of her mother’s misfortunes, never of her own.

“ I am young, I am m good health,” said she; “I am not to be pitied. — But . . .

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