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  • Instead we are treated to a Paris of little people and unsightly scenes, such as the lanky prostitute trying to save a respectable girl from being hoodwinked in Georges Simenon's "The Little Restaurant at Ternes" (1947) or the left-wing militant who wakes up in a gutter reeling from a head injury in Frédéric Fajardie's "Rue des Larmes" (1992).

    Sentimental Journeys

  • Instead we are treated to a Paris of little people and unsightly scenes, such as the lanky prostitute trying to save a respectable girl from being hoodwinked in Georges Simenon's "The Little Restaurant at Ternes" (1947) or the left-wing militant who wakes up in a gutter reeling from a head injury in Frédéric Fajardie's "Rue des Larmes" (1992).

    Sentimental Journeys

  • This is what the poet asks of us in “Larmes”, a poem based on a photograph by Man Ray.

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  • I have pondered that remark for years, without coming to any conclusion about Leon Wieseltier, Susan Sontag, or, for that matter, Georges Bataille, whose writing puts me to sleep, although I do know that, in a book called Les Larmes de Eros, there can be found a famous photograph of a Chinese criminal suffering the Death of One Thousand Cuts.

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  • I have pondered that remark for years, without coming to any conclusion about Leon Wieseltier, Susan Sontag, or, for that matter, Georges Bataille, whose writing puts me to sleep, although I do know that, in a book called Les Larmes de Eros, there can be found a famous photograph of a Chinese criminal suffering the Death of One Thousand Cuts.

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  • Dans le texte proposé ici elle doit s'échapper de la cité de Ninive après avoir dérobé les Larmes d'Ishtar.

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  • Dans le texte proposé ici elle doit s'échapper de la cité de Ninive après avoir dérobé les Larmes d'Ishtar.

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  • And she then read her some poems, in French and English, likewise of her own composition, and which she kept locked in her own book — her own dear little book; it was bound in blue velvet, with a gilt lock, and on it was printed in gold the title of ‘Mes Larmes.’

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  • So Mes Larmes dribbled out of her eyes any day at command: she could furnish an unlimited supply of tears, and her faculty of shedding them increased by practice.

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  • He turned sentimental ballads of Schiller and Goethe into English verse for the ladies, and Blanche unlocked ‘Mes Larmes’ for him, and imparted to him some of the plaintive outpourings of her own tender Muse.

    The History of Pendennis

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