The Temptation of St. Antony.  Gustave Flaubert

The Temptation of St. Antony

By Gustave Flaubert

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"Another day! Another day gone! I was not so miserable in former times as I am now! Before the night was over, I used to begin my prayers; then I would go down to the river to fetch water, and would reascend the rough mountain pathway, singing a hymn, with the water-bottle on my shoulder. After that, I used to amuse myself by arranging everything in my cell. I used to take up my tools, and examine the mats, to see whether they were evenly cut, and the baskets, to see whether they were light; for it seemed to me then that even my most trifling acts were duties which I performed with ease. At regulated hours I left off my work and prayed, with my two arms extended. I felt as if a fountain of mercy were flowing from Heaven above into my heart. But now it is dried up. Why is this? ... "

Gustave Flaubert

  • ISBN:
  • 9786051761930
  • Language:
  • Inglés
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  • Published:
  • June 18, 2015
  • Biografías y Memorias

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