Broken Fast

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A woman and a man are merrily drinking together in an attic, by the light of a lantern
Having done due justice to her meal,
She felt more tenderly toward her provider.

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University of Ottawa Library, the Internet Archive

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A woman and a man are merrily drinking together in an attic, by the light of a lantern.
This illustration features at the beginning of the tale “Le jeûne rompu” (The broken fast).
The caption reads in the original French:

À son repas ayant bien fait honneur,
En fut plus tendre envers son pourvoyeur.

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