They had altered its place, turning the head to the wall and the foot toward the centre of the house, so that it might be approached on both sides. Close to the wall two lighted candles stood on chairs; one of them set in a large candlestick of white metal which the visitors to the Chapdelaine home had never seen before, while for holding the other Maria had found nothing better than a glass bowl used in the summer time for blueberries and wild raspberries, on days of ceremony. The candlestick shone, the bowl sparkled in the flames which lighted but feebly the face of the dead. The days of suffering through which she had passed, or death's final chill had given the features a strange pallor and delicacy, the refinement of a woman bred in the city. Father and children were at first amazed, and then perceived in this the tremendous consequence of her translation beyond and far above them.
Maria chapdelaine - résumé
Maria Chapdelaine by Erik Schick
True pioneers, the Chapdelaine family struggles to push back the forest. In a home where even physical exhaustion cannot diminish the warmth In a home where even physical exhaustion cannot diminish the warmth of family life, Mari In a home where even physical exhaustion cannot diminish the wa In a home where even physical exhaustion cannot diminish the warmth of family life, Maria finds herself faced with a deep dilemma.
Maria Chapdelaine Résumé Chapitre 6
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SINCE the coming of winter they had often talked at the Chapdelaines about the holidays, and now these were drawing near. She went over the list of all relatives and friends able to make the venture. The people at St. Prime would not me to take the journey. Possibly Wilfrid or Ferdinand might drive from St.