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“The Revolution of 1848 found all the Rougons on the lookout, frustrated by their bad luck, and ready to use any means necessary to advance their cause. They were a family of bandits lying in wait, ready to plunder and steal.”

Émile Zola, The Fortune of the Rougons
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The Fortune of the Rougons (Les Rougon-Macquart, #1) The Fortune of the Rougons by Émile Zola
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