Walks up to the Bed

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A man in eighteenth-century uniform tip-toes to a bed in which a woman lies sleeping
An officer ushered in by love
Walks stealthily up to her bed.

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A man in eighteenth-century uniform tip-toes to a bed in which a woman lies sleeping.
This illustration features at the beginning of the tale “L’aveu naïf” (The naive confession).

The caption reads in the original French:

Un officier, par l’amour introduit,
À pas de loup s’approche de son lit.

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