Droll Stories — Volume 2
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Droll Stories — Volume 2

By Honoré de Balzac
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Translation of: Les contes drôlatiques
See also: Vol 1: #1925, Vol 3: #2551, and the complete work #13260

Table of Contents
  • DROLL STORIES
  • CONTENTS
  • SECOND TEN TALES
    • PROLOGUE
    • THE THREE CLERKS OF ST. NICHOLAS
    • THE CONTINENCE OF KING FRANCIS THE FIRST
    • THE MERRY TATTLE OF THE NUNS OF POISSY
    • HOW THE CHATEAU D'AZAY CAME TO BE BUILT
    • THE FALSE COURTESAN
      • HERE LIES BERTHA DE BOURGONGE THE NOBLE AND COMELY WIFE OF RAOUL, SIRE DE HOCQUETONVILLE.
    • THE DANGER OF BEING TOO INNOCENT
    • THE DEAR NIGHT OF LOVE
    • THE SERMON OF THE MERRY VICAR OF MEUDON
    • THE SUCCUBUS
      • I WHAT THE SUCCUBUS WAS.
      • II THE PROCEEDINGS TAKEN RELATIVE TO THIS FEMALE VAMPIRE.
      • PETITION
      • PETITION
      • III WHAT THE SUCCUBUS DID TO SUCK OUT THE SOUL OF THE OLD JUDGE, AND WHAT CAME OF THE DIABOLICAL DELECTATION.
      • IV HOW THE MOORISH WOMAN OF THE RUE CHAUDE TWISTED ABOUT SO BRISKLY THAT WITH GREAT DIFFICULTY WAS SHE BURNED AND COOKED ALIVE, TO THE GREAT LOSS OF THE INFERNAL REGIONS.
    • DESPAIR IN LOVE
    • EPILOGUE
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