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Examples

  • Why even Pollet* himself perhaps would charge half a crown for its carriage! and that would never do.

    Letter 258

  • After a pause, therefore, during which Mary was certain she could hear someone moving in the room above their heads, Madame Pollet remarked, “You are going to Abbeville, I think you said?”

    The Mistaken Wife

  • His path would take him partway behind the bar, but so long as she did not turn, Madame Pollet would not see him.

    The Mistaken Wife

  • “His men,” scoffed Madame Pollet, although not unkindly.

    The Mistaken Wife

  • “You also weave velvet in Toulouse?” asked Madame Pollet.

    The Mistaken Wife

  • The evidence of Madame Pollet stated effusively and at great length and of the soldiers at the western gate suggested Abbe-ville, but Déprez was skeptical.

    The Mistaken Wife

  • It was the most distant French city that she could think of, and she hoped that sounded sufficiently exotic to Madame Pollet.

    The Mistaken Wife

  • That is what I told Madame Pollet, and we left Amiens by the Abbeville gate.

    The Mistaken Wife

  • “Ah, an inheritance,” said Madame Pollet knowingly.

    The Mistaken Wife

  • Perhaps not surprisingly, Madame Pollet was not so very interested in either silkworms or their diet, nor did she have much to say—at least not very much that was good—about Italians.

    The Mistaken Wife

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