“Do not write to him, madame!” exclaimed Marianna. “And God grant you to always be beautiful!”
“Let us provide for them,” said the Princess to her husband; “for this man has remained faithful to the Ideal which we have killed.”
As he saw the gold pieces, Gambara shed tears; and then a vague reminiscence of old scientific experiments crossed his mind, and the hapless composer, as he wiped his eyes, spoke these words, which the circumstances made pathetic:
“Water is a product of burning.”
PARIS, June 1837.
The following personages appear in other stories of the Human Comedy.
Varese, Emilio Memmi, Prince of
Varese, Princess of