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Unformatted text preview: The next days were the happiest in Newman's life. He saw Madame de Cintré every day. He also ran into the young Madame de Bellegarde and often had the impression that she wanted to say something to him — particularly something about how unpleasant her husband is. But Newman is determined not to do anything which would allow the Bellegardes to say he caused unpleasantness in their house. Once Madame de Cintré warned Newman that she didn't come up to his ideal, but he refuses to believe it. She is everything he has ever looked for. On the night of the grand ball, Newman is radiantly happy. He is ready to be friendly to everyone and to love everyone, even the Bellegardes. Madame de Bellegarde introduces him to a group of her friends, but all of them look somewhat alike to Newman. Thus, later when the Marquis Urbain de Bellegarde prepares to introduce him, he has already forgotten who these people were. When he is Bellegarde prepares to introduce him, he has already forgotten who these people were....
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.
- Fall '08