Quote of the Day > October 6, 2015

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October 6, 1834: On this day, Honoré de Balzac told his mistress, Eveline Hanska, about his work on La Comédie humaine, a series of novels he referred to as his "real mistress."

Honoré de Balzac
“Reading brings us unknown friends”
Honoré de Balzac

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