Salammbô by Gustave Flaubert

Etext prepared by John Bickers, jbickers@templar.actrix.gen.nz SALAMMBO BY GUSTAVE FLAUBERT CHAPTER I THE FEAST It was at Megara, a suburb of Carthage, in the gardens of Hamilcar. The soldiers whom he had commanded in Sicily were having a great feast to celebrate the anniversary of the battle of Eryx, and as the master was away,
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Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert

To attain her ends Madame Bovary had to oust them all, and she even succeeded in very cleverly baffling the intrigues of a port-butcher backed up by the priests.

Herodias by Gustave Flaubert

Etext prepared by John Bickers, jbickers@templar.actrix.gen.nz HERODIAS By Gustave Flaubert CHAPTER I In the eastern side of the Dead Sea rose the citadel of Machaerus. It was built upon a conical peak of basalt, and was surrounded by four deep valleys, one on each side, another in front, and the fourth in the rear. At

A Simple Soul by Gustave Flaubert

Etext prepared by John Bickers, jbickers@templar.actrix.gen.nz and Dagny, dagnyj@hotmail.com A SIMPLE SOUL By Gustave Flaubert CHAPTER I For half a century the housewives of Pont-l’Eveque had envied Madame Aubain her servant Felicite. For a hundred francs a year, she cooked and did the housework, washed, ironed, mended, harnessed the horse, fattened the poultry, made the
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