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Marquise of O-

The Marquise of O-, also called Julietta, is a wealthy widow with children from her former marriage. She leads an exemplary life and stays busy teaching her children who are very well-behaved. Along with being very rich, the marquise is also very intelligent. She is distraught when she discovers she is pregnant without knowing the reason but soon makes the best of a bad situation. She takes her children away from the home of her parents, who have basically disowned her as a result of her disgrace, and moves with them to her country home. The marquise sets herself up to live in solitude until the baby is born. Despite her lack of knowledge about who might come forward, the marquise places an ad in the paper inviting the father of the baby to make himself known so that the two of them can be married...

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