"Madame," said Nanon, who had put on her black coif and taken her
basket, "I want only three francs. You keep the rest; it'll go fast
"Have a good dinner, Nanon; my cousin will come down," said Eugenie.
"Something very extraordinary is going on, I am certain of it," said
Madame Grandet. "This is only the third time since our marriage that
your father has given a dinner."
About four o'clock, just as Eugenie and her mother had finished
setting the table for six persons, and after the master of the house