the necklace
Updated: 4/20/2020
the necklace
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  • It's an error of fate that I was born into my family; I have no downry, no hope, not the slightest chance of being appreciated, understood, and loved.
  • (Maupassant 1)
  • I have nothing to wear and no jewelry to compliment it.
  • I got you a gift... it's an invitation to an evening reception at the Ministry!
  • (Maupassant 29)
  • I'll buy you a dress for 400 francs and your rich friend can give you accessories.
  • Take your pick my dear.
  • (Maupassant 48)
  • She danced enraptured—carried away, intoxicated with pleasure,forgetting everything in this triumph of her beauty and the glory of her success.
  • (Maupassant 54)
  • “The . . . the . . . necklace—it’s gone
  • We're going to need to work until we get 36,000 francs to replace the one she gave me.
  • (Maupassant 66)
  • I’m going to retrace the whole distance we covered on foot
  • I lost the diamond necklace that you gave me and I had to get 36,000 francs to replace the original you gave me
  • “Oh, my poor, poor Mathilde! Mine was false. It was worth five hundred francs at the most
  • (Maupassant 129)
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