The Guermantes Way by Marcel Proust from Nalanda Digital

I saw again the
escutcheons blazoned beneath the windows of
Combray church; their quarters filled, century after
century, with all the lordships which, by marriage or
conquest, this illustrious house had brought flying to
it from all the corners of Germany, Italy and France;
vast territories in the North, strong cities in the
South, assembled there to group themselves in
Guermantes, and, losing their material quality, to

The Guermantes Way by Marcel Proust from Nalanda Digital Library  Free 3.0 V2 Womens

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inscribe allegorically their dungeon vert, or castle
triple-towered argent upon its azure field. I had
heard of the famous tapestries of Guermantes, I
could see them, mediaeval and blue, a trifle coarse,
detach themselves like a floating cloud from the
legendary, amaranthine name at the foot of the
ancient forest in which Childebert went so often Free 3.0 V2 Mens
hunting; and this delicate, mysterious background
of their lands, this vista of the ages, it seemed to
me that, as effectively as by journeying to see
them, I might penetrate all their secrets simply by
coming in contact for a moment in Paris with Mme.

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