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Paris Spleen, 1869 Chapter Summary & Analysis - Section 6: The Clock, A Hemisphere in Her Hair, Invitation to the Voyage & The Toy of the Poor Summary

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Section 6: The Clock, A Hemisphere in Her Hair, Invitation to the Voyage & The Toy of the Poor Summary

In "The Clock", Baudelaire comments that the Chinese can tell the time to the minute by looking in to a cats eyes and states that this is a very real concept as he looks into the eyes of a female companion of his that he names as Feline. He says that he sees eternity in her eyes. Baudelaire then comments that Feline should find this to be a fitting compliment to her to match her pompousness and that due to the joy he found in writing it, he will not charge her.

In "A Hemisphere in Her Hair", Baudelaire comments on all that he finds in the black hair of a woman. He pictures hours...

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