Older Lady

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Elder Lady
Old death with open eyes.

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Portrait of Madame d’Amboise, an older lady and mother of the young wife of a too innocent husband, in the story, “The Danger of Being Too Innocent,” from Droll Stories.
The caption reads in the original French: Vieille morte à yeulx ouverts.
The translation provided here is from the edition published in London by the Bibliophilist Society, 1874.

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