2.6 Le Petit-Picpus 29/12/2010-8/1/2011

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Re: 2.6 Le Petit-Picpus 29/12/2010-8/1/2011

Postby Aurelia Combeferre » Sun Oct 06, 2013 10:07 pm

October 7, 2013

Post Corda Lapides

http://www.online-literature.com/victor_hugo/les_miserables/126/

The layout of a convent.
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Postby Aurelia Combeferre » Mon Oct 07, 2013 10:06 pm

October 8, 2013
A Century Under a Guimpe

http://www.online-literature.com/victor_hugo/les_miserables/127/

An "original" figure in this cloister. This is a good character sketch.
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Re: 2.6 Le Petit-Picpus 29/12/2010-8/1/2011

Postby Aurelia Combeferre » Tue Oct 08, 2013 10:54 pm

October 9, 2013

Origin of the Perpetual Adoration

http://www.online-literature.com/victor_hugo/les_miserables/128/

How an outrage gives rise to a beautiful and stunning practice.
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Re: 2.6 Le Petit-Picpus 29/12/2010-8/1/2011

Postby Aurelia Combeferre » Wed Oct 09, 2013 9:44 pm

October 10, 2013

End of the Petit-Picpus

http://www.online-literature.com/victor_hugo/les_miserables/129/

How a tradition must fade away.
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