Tag: Pierre Louÿs

Et il s’avança dans le bois d’Aphrodite

And then he pressed forward into the wood of Aphrodite. […] They walked far. The park was immense. From time to time, a girl under a tree proffered her name and opened her robe, then lay down again and leaned her face upon her hand. Melitta knew some of them: they embraced her without stopping […]

Le Silence de Mnasidika

All day she laughed and even mocked at me a little. She refused to obey me, in the presence of some strangers. When we had come home again I affected not to speak to her, and when she threw her arms about my neck, saying: « Are you angry? » I said to her: « […]

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