12 Works in Cecile de Volanges

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    The game is poker, of course; the cards heavy and ornate. You think them tacky, but you allow the Madame her illusion of wealth. This is one of the nights Cecile has fallen asleep almost immediately upon entering the parlour. Her dress is spilt over the chaise lounge, the diamonds her mother gave her glittering around her neck. You think of how the stones tether her here, to the people in this room, to the very cushions she slumbers upon. You almost pity her.

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    To begin with, you find Cecile endlessly irritating, in particular her endless amounts of wide eyed naivety that you find wearying. There is nothing more pervasively annoying than a young girl who does not know when to sit down and shut up. But then Cecile almost seems to come into her own. She gets curious, and attentive, and seems to thrive off the attention you deign to bestow upon her and there is nothing you enjoy so much as young girls being so adorably thankful. Cecile is the first girl of her age you have ever bothered with, but you do not think she will be the last if the game continues to play and thrive as it is.

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    "Nous pouvons beaucoup apprendre des enfants, par exemple jusqu'où va notre patience." (Franklin P. Jones)

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    Cécile has survived the Marquise, but she still does not know how to understand her.

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    Madame de Tourvel tries to be good.

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    Cecile wants a favor.

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    When the Abbess informed Cecile Maman would be collecting her from the convent, she thought that made her an adult, a woman.

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    There was, as Cecile was to learn, a crucial difference between liking men and desiring them.

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    Deux récits différents d'une soirée où la marquise de Merteuil a complimenté les robes de Cécile. Légère UST, manipulation.

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    In regards to Cécile de Volanges.

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    An additional collection of letters reveals that the conquests of the Vicomte de Valmont were not confined to the ladies of the controversy.

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    La Marquise de Merteuil prides herself on impulse control. But occasionally she lets go.

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