Eugenie would then spread coins on a table before him, and he wouldsit for hours together with his eyes fixed upon them, like a childwho, at the moment it first begins to see, gazes in stupidcontemplation at the same object, and like the child, a distressfulsmile would flicker upon his face.。， thousand francs to your order, payable in gold, which includes the
He came at last to a decision, and returned to Saumur in time fordinner, resolved to unbend to Eugenie, and pet and coax her, that hemight die regally, holding the reins of his millions in his own handsso long as the breath was in his body. At the moment when the old man,who chanced to have his pass-key in his pocket, opened the door andclimbed with a stealthy step up the stairway to go into his wife'sroom, Eugenie had brought the beautiful dressing-case from the oakcabinet and placed it on her mother's bed. Mother and daughter, inGrandet's absence, allowed themselves the pleasure of looking for alikeness to Charles in the portrait of his mother.。， "The scoundrels!"
Absolute forgetfulness of his daughter seemed graven on his stonybrow, on his closed lips. He was unmoved by the tears which floweddown the white cheeks of his unhappy wife as she listened to hismeaningless answers.。， "My dear cousin," said Charles, recovering a little of his assurance,"we can push each other's fortunes."
"I've made it downright good and dainty, and /he/ never found it out.I bought the lard and the spices out of my six francs: I'm themistress of my own money"; and she disappeared rapidly, fancying sheheard Grandet.。， "Stay, monsieur le president," said Eugenie to Monsieur de Bonfons asshe saw him take his cane.
， "I've made it downright good and dainty, and /he/ never found it out.I bought the lard and the spices out of my six francs: I'm themistress of my own money"; and she disappeared rapidly, fancying sheheard Grandet.。， Grandet held his knife over the dressing-case and hesitated as helooked at his daughter.