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Claire de Duras
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Charles' marriage was delayed while the details of the contract were settled, and though Ourika missed him during his frequent visits to Anais in Paris, she chided herself for putting her own happiness before his. She was happy when he told her that he saw a return of his love in Anais, but one day, he told Ourika that he hoped his marriage would share the same entire trust as his friendship with Ourika, reminding her that he ignored the solitary secret of her existence and extinguishing her desire to tell him of it. His absences became more frequent, and he felt he had only started to live since meeting Anais and wondered what he had done to deserve so much luck, while Ourika wondered why she was condemned to exist alone and prayed for God to remove her from the world because...

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