Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Resemblances, Part Four: Five of the Help and the ruined Château de Guermantes

Marquisse, the water-closet attendant on the Champs-Elysées.

A chambermaid.

Aimée, restaurant manager.

Françoise's kitchen maid who Swann thought resembled Giotto's figure of Charity on the intrado of the Cathedral at Padua.

Poullein, the footman denied his afternoon off and the chance to see his girlfriend by the Duchesse de Guermantes.

The ruined Château de Guermantes.
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