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Remembrance of Things Past Vol. 3

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Contents: MP3320

Marcel Proust: The Guermantes Way (Unabridged)

28:46:15
$373.80
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

The twittering of the birds at daybreak…

6:29
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And yet the fairy must perish if we come in contact…

4:36
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What form was assumed in my mind by this name…

8:12
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Show 252 remaining tracks for Marcel Proust: The Guermantes Way (Unabridged)

In the parties which she gave…

7:23
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'Ah! Combray, Combray!' she cried.

6:32
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This new friend of Francoise was very little at home…

5:53
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As soon as she had shut the window again…

6:57
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'I can well believe that it is something…'

7:41
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What annoyed her more than anything…

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And it became all the more essential…

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But if the Hotel de Guermantes began for me…

6:31
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As one of Mme. de Guermantes's footmen was in the habit…

4:08
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That villa, that opera-box, into which Mme. de Guermantes…

4:45
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That evening as, armed with the ticket…

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Next to me were some common people…

5:55
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Like a mighty goddess who presides from far aloft…

6:51
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'That fat fellow is the Marquis de Ganancay,'…

8:19
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I no longer felt the same indulgence…

9:18
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My own impression, to tell the truth…

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I thought so at first.

6:34
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Just as the curtain was rising on this second play…

6:58
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The explanation of Mme. de Cambremer's presence…

6:52
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Mme. de Cambremer was trying to make out…

7:15
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On coming home from the Opera-Comique…

5:56
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Why did I one morning…

4:44
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I should not myself have felt that Mme. de Guermantes…

6:07
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To return to Francoise…

7:03
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I was genuinely in love with Mme. de Guermantes.

5:55
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The friendship, the admiration that Saint-Loup felt for me…

7:54
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At that moment a sergeant who was exercising a horse…

9:39
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To return to the problem of sounds…

6:08
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The silence, though only relative, which reigned…

7:03
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Robert, without being aware of its cause…

7:37
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If I wished to go out or to come in…

9:07
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What one has meant to do during the day…

8:00
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When I had finished sleeping…

6:08
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But soon I was constantly going to see the regiment…

6:39
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One of them said that the Captain had bought a new horse.

5:07
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On leaving the barracks I would take a stroll…

9:04
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The wind grew stronger.

5:32
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'Robert, this is hardly the time or the place…'

6:01
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Which was exactly what he had just been doing…

5:31
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On the third evening, one of his friends…

6:40
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At this point I was interrupted by Saint-Loup…

7:59
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Partly out of courtesy to his friends…

10:28
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The enunciation of these theories by Saint-Loup made me happy.

10:09
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'Saint-Loup is quite right…'

6:29
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When the conversation became general…

7:22
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I breathed a sigh of relief when I realised…

8:49
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All the same I could see that, during the hour that followed…

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'Listen, if you don't mind. Just one last word…'

5:13
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For I continued my eager demands…

5:01
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If the Prince de Borodino was not prepared…

4:32
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Son, doubtless, or grandson of an Emperor…

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And, the moment our call has sounded…

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When I came among Robert and his friends…

5:35
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'You haven't seen Sergeant Saint-Loup, have you…'

4:20
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Alas, this phantom was just what I did see…

7:27
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Meanwhile the winter was drawing to an end.

5:01
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She was now wearing lighter, or at any rate brighter, clothes…

7:53
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Saint-Loup came to Paris for a few hours only.

6:30
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My father had informed us that he now knew…

7:41
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My father had also another encounter about this time…

6:31
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I left the house early, with Francoise complaining bitterly…

7:32
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Never had Robert spoken to me so tenderly of his friend…

5:59
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Suddenly Saint-Loup appeared…

8:23
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It was not 'Rachel when from the Lord'…

10:59
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It was, by the way, quite true that she was 'literary'.

8:07
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She seemed anxious to pacify Robert…

4:39
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If we were not yet in the theatre…

5:56
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Presently came a message that Robert was waiting…

7:17
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One number in the programme I found extremely trying.

8:49
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When, the curtain having fallen, we moved on to the stage…

6:08
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A group of men – journalists – noticing the look of fury…

7:06
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At that moment I saw Saint-Loup raise his arm…

7:53
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These incidents, particularly the one that was weighing…

8:43
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Moreover, talent is not a separate appendage…

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On the occasion of this first call…

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'Oh, Ministers, my dear sir,' Mme. de Villeparisis was saying…

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Earlier in the day Mme. de Villeparisis might have been…

5:07
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Presently there came into the room…

9:12
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'I understand, sir, that you thinkin' of writin' somethin'…'

7:01
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Meanwhile I had been talking to Bloch…

8:15
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Presently Mme. de Villeparisis sat down again at her desk…

8:10
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That admirable writer G – entered the room…

8:36
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If, in the drawing-room of Mme. de Villeparisis…

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The presence of Bergotte by my side…

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Everyone had gathered round Mme. de Villeparisis…

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Mme. de Villeparisis rang the bell…

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'I have better news,' she murmured in my ear…

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She rang the bell…

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'You must speak loud,' she warned Bloch…

7:05
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Before M. de Norpois, under constraint from his hostess…

7:19
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'You know who we're talking about, Basin?' the Duchess asked…

6:41
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'Seven Princesses! Dear, dear, what a snob she must be!'

5:15
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'Tell me, my dear aunt,' M. de Guermantes inquired…

6:32
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Bloch was flattered by this picture of himself…

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M. de Guermantes uttered the words…

7:23
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'I think you're all equally tiresome…'

8:48
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Possibly the explanation of M. de Norpois speaking in this way…

7:31
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'You aren't going to Mme. de Sagan's ball this evening?'

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M. de Norpois put these questions to Bloch…

4:28
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Bloch coloured; M. d'Argencourt smiled…

5:57
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Full of curiosity and anxious to have more light thrown…

8:57
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In the country, Mme. de Marsantes was adored…

6:02
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A faint smile made Mme. de Guermantes's eyelashes quiver…

6:21
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The Prince's name preserved in the boldness…

6:04
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But Prince von Faffenheim was no simpleton.

8:45
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The following winter the Prince was seriously ill…

9:04
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The arrival of Mme. Swann had a special interest for me…

6:05
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For the rest, Charles Morel seemed to have…

5:34
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Mme. de Villeparisis meanwhile…

5:40
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I studied M. de Charlus.

5:39
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I have recorded a long way back…

4:55
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I was anxious nevertheless for information…

6:22
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Robert called me away to the far end of the room…

7:41
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I should have liked to reply…

8:04
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I was fully aware that my company…

7:06
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Anxiously Mme. de Marsantes bade me good-bye.

4:14
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As I went downstairs I heard behind me a voice…

4:46
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'You have enough intelligence, I suppose…'

6:11
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I warned him that, anyhow, Mme. Bloch no longer existed…

4:57
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'Let us return to yourself,' he said…

5:51
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'I am sorry about that,' said M. de Charlus.

9:19
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As for myself, no sooner had I turned in at our gate…

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Cottard had told us to take her temperature.

7:07
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In spite of this more special competence…

7:07
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Inasmuch as a great part of what doctors know…

7:50
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'But do you want me to take a cure like that, Sir?'

8:44
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I was startled to see her so flushed…

6:39
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Finally my grandmother emerged…

5:37
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Just as I was signalling to a cabman…

6:23
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And if Legrandin had looked back at us…

7:01
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The sun was sinking, it burnished an interminable wall…

7:07
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My mother and I (whose falsehood was exposed…)

8:11
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'Oh! My dear, it's dreadful to have to stay in bed…'

5:27
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My grandmother's illness gave occasion to various people…

6:46
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People of taste and refinement tell us nowadays…

8:42
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On the sixth day…

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There came a time when her uraemic trouble…

6:38
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According to our doctor, this was a symptom…

5:52
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We went into the sickroom.

9:33
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A half-brother of my grandmother, who was in religion…

5:45
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For several nights now my father…

7:42
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To return now to those last hours…

5:37
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Chapter 2

5:00
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There was no one else in the house but Francoise.

6:51
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To revert to where we were…

6:48
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I must say it at this point…

8:15
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As for this pleasure which by accomplishing my desire…

4:52
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No doubt it does happen that women of moderate culture…

5:48
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As she uttered these words the door opened…

8:08
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I did not respond at once to this invitation…

6:16
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In addition, Albertine preserved, inseparably attached to her…

5:24
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Apart from the most recent applications…

5:34
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The exact opposite happened.

5:50
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Apart from this, Albertine's social ideas were fatuous…

6:46
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Albertine had made me so late…

5:48
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However that might be…

5:15
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At that moment Mme. de Villeparisis entered the room.

6:25
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People who are merely fashionable…

9:11
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I was struck by the application of this last epithet…

8:54
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The days that preceded my dinner with Mme. de Stermaria…

7:07
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And then, the last carriage having rolled by…

6:39
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At the same time, my Balbec desires…

7:26
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The next day was cold and fine; winter was in the air…

8:28
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What added to my distress at not seeing Mme. de Stermaria…

7:27
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The thought of course never entered my mind…

5:11
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If as I came downstairs I lived over again…

5:57
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I was astounded.

6:21
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As ill luck would have it…

6:42
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As I have mentioned the Prince de Foix…

8:37
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In politics the proprietor of this particular cafe…

8:53
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After leaving us for a moment…

6:33
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'By the way, while I think of it, my uncle Charlus…'

9:28
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How much familiar intercourse with a Guermantes…

6:17
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This imagined remoteness of the past…

6:18
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The people who detested these 'horrors' were astonished…

7:03
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While I was examining Elstir's paintings…

5:07
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At the very outset I found myself completely bewildered.

6:00
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If M. de Guermantes had been in such a haste to present me…

6:43
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But already the Duke, who seemed in a hurry…

5:46
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It seemed on the whole more plausible to regard me…

9:39
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I should add that one of the guests was still missing…

9:58
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The other reason for the friendliness shown me…

6:59
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The Guermantes were just as idiomatic…

6:11
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To the most trivial statements made by intelligent people…

4:56
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A single point at which Guermantes and Courvoisiers converged…

7:59
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To return to the antipathy which animated…

5:51
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It is in a similar fashion…

6:03
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Well, to return to Mme. des Laumes…

5:39
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Many of the friends of the Princesse de Parme…

8:21
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When the room became too crowded…

7:08
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With certain people (though these, it must be admitted…)

5:52
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It must be recognised also that the refinement of social life…

6:18
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The Duke and Duchess gave a very civil greeting…

8:02
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And so, thanks on one occasion to 'Teaser Augustus'…

7:54
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The Courvoisiers were incapable of rising to the level…

5:53
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When a woman who was intelligent, educated, witty…

7:37
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As for social activities…

6:58
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M. de Guermantes at this period in his life…

5:56
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Very well, at this point in the social year…

6:07
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As a rule these handsome 'supers' had been his mistresses…

7:46
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No doubt the love which M. de Guermantes had had…

6:07
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'Oriane,' began the Princesse de Parme…

6:03
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'Which leads to some quite amusing scenes…'

7:57
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I let it be understood that I had no admiration…

4:45
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Far from condemning Mme. d'Arpajon as absurd…

5:47
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I was beginning to know them…

5:31
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Moved by this last quotation, Mme. d'Arpajon exclaimed…

6:22
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It was Mme. de Chaussegros herself who had said…

5:56
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'Good Lord, yes,' he replied…

6:07
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'That portrait ought to appeal to Mme. de Gallardon…'

6:31
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'Babal always knows everything…'

6:04
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'But you take the same view of my aunt…'

5:29
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'As we're discussing your family, Oriane…'

6:05
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'I really must go and see the Queen of Naples…'

5:39
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In the period that followed…

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Now, on this occasion, among the visitors…

6:47
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'Babal, you're divine, you know everything…'

5:54
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Mme. de Guermantes was now nourishing a similar project…

5:16
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'A good-looking boy, I believe?' she asked.

5:40
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'And is the Grand Duchess well?'

4:37
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M. de Guermantes, rejoicing that she should be speaking to me…

7:01
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Everyone smiled.

6:04
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'You are quite mistaken,' replied the Duchess…

7:31
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There was at Combray a Rue de Saintrailles…

5:28
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In middle-class families one sometimes sees…

8:50
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Better informed than his wife…

6:18
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I was privately convinced that all these stories…

5:03
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I did not even reply to the Ambassadress…

6:37
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However, my historical curiosity was faint…

8:13
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Just as I was about to leave…

6:17
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An exaltation that sank only into melancholy…

8:29
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From this point of view…

3:41
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When all was said, very different in this respect…

6:11
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After a moment's silence I asked him…

7:35
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So far, I had never dreamed that M. de Charlus's rage…

6:21
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'Sir, I swear to you that I have said nothing…'

6:31
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'Sir,' I replied, moving away from him…

7:07
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'You will excuse my not accompanying you home…'

8:38
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'The Duchesse de Guermantes…'

6:22
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We are attracted by every form of life…

6:27
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The fact remains, nevertheless…

6:46
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On the day on which the party was to be given…

6:45
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'You shall see Oriane in a minute,' the Duke told me…

6:21
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The Duke appeared touched that I should have come…

5:49
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The Duke called back the footman…

6:16
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'To be sure, it is,' said the Duke…

9:08
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M. de Guermantes returned…

5:37
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'Oriane, you might at least tell the story properly…'

7:57
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Another footman came into the room.

5:40
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The footman returned with the Comtesse Mole's card…

7:05
$2.10

'Listen, Basin, I ask for nothing better…'

6:20
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'What's that you say?' cried the Duchess…

6:43
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Marcel Proust: The Guermantes Way (Unabridged)

28:46:15
$445.15
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

The twittering of the birds at daybreak…

6:29
$1.25

And yet the fairy must perish if we come in contact…

4:36
$1.25

What form was assumed in my mind by this name…

8:12
$2.50
Show 252 remaining tracks for Marcel Proust: The Guermantes Way (Unabridged)

In the parties which she gave…

7:23
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'Ah! Combray, Combray!' she cried.

6:32
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This new friend of Francoise was very little at home…

5:53
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As soon as she had shut the window again…

6:57
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'I can well believe that it is something…'

7:41
$2.50

What annoyed her more than anything…

5:20
$1.25

And it became all the more essential…

9:15
$2.50

But if the Hotel de Guermantes began for me…

6:31
$1.25

As one of Mme. de Guermantes's footmen was in the habit…

4:08
$1.25

That villa, that opera-box, into which Mme. de Guermantes…

4:45
$1.25

That evening as, armed with the ticket…

5:56
$1.25

Next to me were some common people…

5:55
$1.25

Like a mighty goddess who presides from far aloft…

6:51
$1.25

'That fat fellow is the Marquis de Ganancay,'…

8:19
$2.50

I no longer felt the same indulgence…

9:18
$2.50

My own impression, to tell the truth…

4:44
$1.25

I thought so at first.

6:34
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Just as the curtain was rising on this second play…

6:58
$1.25

The explanation of Mme. de Cambremer's presence…

6:52
$1.25

Mme. de Cambremer was trying to make out…

7:15
$2.50

On coming home from the Opera-Comique…

5:56
$1.25

Why did I one morning…

4:44
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I should not myself have felt that Mme. de Guermantes…

6:07
$1.25

To return to Francoise…

7:03
$2.50

I was genuinely in love with Mme. de Guermantes.

5:55
$1.25

The friendship, the admiration that Saint-Loup felt for me…

7:54
$2.50

At that moment a sergeant who was exercising a horse…

9:39
$2.50

To return to the problem of sounds…

6:08
$1.25

The silence, though only relative, which reigned…

7:03
$2.50

Robert, without being aware of its cause…

7:37
$2.50

If I wished to go out or to come in…

9:07
$2.50

What one has meant to do during the day…

8:00
$2.50

When I had finished sleeping…

6:08
$1.25

But soon I was constantly going to see the regiment…

6:39
$1.25

One of them said that the Captain had bought a new horse.

5:07
$1.25

On leaving the barracks I would take a stroll…

9:04
$2.50

The wind grew stronger.

5:32
$1.25

'Robert, this is hardly the time or the place…'

6:01
$1.25

Which was exactly what he had just been doing…

5:31
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On the third evening, one of his friends…

6:40
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At this point I was interrupted by Saint-Loup…

7:59
$2.50

Partly out of courtesy to his friends…

10:28
$3.80

The enunciation of these theories by Saint-Loup made me happy.

10:09
$3.80

'Saint-Loup is quite right…'

6:29
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When the conversation became general…

7:22
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I breathed a sigh of relief when I realised…

8:49
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All the same I could see that, during the hour that followed…

6:46
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'Listen, if you don't mind. Just one last word…'

5:13
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For I continued my eager demands…

5:01
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If the Prince de Borodino was not prepared…

4:32
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Son, doubtless, or grandson of an Emperor…

7:46
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And, the moment our call has sounded…

9:19
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When I came among Robert and his friends…

5:35
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'You haven't seen Sergeant Saint-Loup, have you…'

4:20
$1.25

Alas, this phantom was just what I did see…

7:27
$2.50

Meanwhile the winter was drawing to an end.

5:01
$1.25

She was now wearing lighter, or at any rate brighter, clothes…

7:53
$2.50

Saint-Loup came to Paris for a few hours only.

6:30
$1.25

My father had informed us that he now knew…

7:41
$2.50

My father had also another encounter about this time…

6:31
$1.25

I left the house early, with Francoise complaining bitterly…

7:32
$2.50

Never had Robert spoken to me so tenderly of his friend…

5:59
$1.25

Suddenly Saint-Loup appeared…

8:23
$2.50

It was not 'Rachel when from the Lord'…

10:59
$3.80

It was, by the way, quite true that she was 'literary'.

8:07
$2.50

She seemed anxious to pacify Robert…

4:39
$1.25

If we were not yet in the theatre…

5:56
$1.25

Presently came a message that Robert was waiting…

7:17
$2.50

One number in the programme I found extremely trying.

8:49
$2.50

When, the curtain having fallen, we moved on to the stage…

6:08
$1.25

A group of men – journalists – noticing the look of fury…

7:06
$2.50

At that moment I saw Saint-Loup raise his arm…

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These incidents, particularly the one that was weighing…

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Moreover, talent is not a separate appendage…

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On the occasion of this first call…

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'Oh, Ministers, my dear sir,' Mme. de Villeparisis was saying…

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Earlier in the day Mme. de Villeparisis might have been…

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Presently there came into the room…

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'I understand, sir, that you thinkin' of writin' somethin'…'

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Meanwhile I had been talking to Bloch…

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Presently Mme. de Villeparisis sat down again at her desk…

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That admirable writer G – entered the room…

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If, in the drawing-room of Mme. de Villeparisis…

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The presence of Bergotte by my side…

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Everyone had gathered round Mme. de Villeparisis…

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Mme. de Villeparisis rang the bell…

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'I have better news,' she murmured in my ear…

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She rang the bell…

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'You must speak loud,' she warned Bloch…

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Before M. de Norpois, under constraint from his hostess…

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'You know who we're talking about, Basin?' the Duchess asked…

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'Seven Princesses! Dear, dear, what a snob she must be!'

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'Tell me, my dear aunt,' M. de Guermantes inquired…

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Bloch was flattered by this picture of himself…

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M. de Guermantes uttered the words…

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'I think you're all equally tiresome…'

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Possibly the explanation of M. de Norpois speaking in this way…

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'You aren't going to Mme. de Sagan's ball this evening?'

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M. de Norpois put these questions to Bloch…

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Bloch coloured; M. d'Argencourt smiled…

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Full of curiosity and anxious to have more light thrown…

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In the country, Mme. de Marsantes was adored…

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A faint smile made Mme. de Guermantes's eyelashes quiver…

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The Prince's name preserved in the boldness…

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But Prince von Faffenheim was no simpleton.

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The following winter the Prince was seriously ill…

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The arrival of Mme. Swann had a special interest for me…

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For the rest, Charles Morel seemed to have…

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Mme. de Villeparisis meanwhile…

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I studied M. de Charlus.

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