The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Ball at Sceaux by Honore de Balzac:|
lady, you have thrown away the king of hearts--I have won. But do not
regret your money. I keep it for my little seminaries."
PARIS, December 1829.
The following personages appear in other stories of the Human Comedy.
Beaudenord, Godefroid de
A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
The Firm of Nucingen
Dudley, Lady Arabella
The Lily of the Valley
The Magic Skin