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Charles Bovary Quotes

Three of the best book quotes from Charles Bovary
  1. #1
    “The universe, for him, did not extend beyond the silken round of her skirts.”
  2. #2
    “‘My wife doesn’t have much interest in that,’ said Charles. ‘Even though she has been told she ought to exercise, she’d rather stay in her room all the time and read.‘”
  3. #3
    ″[Charles] seemed to her contemptible, weak and insignificant, a poor man in every sense of the word. How could she get rid of him? What an endless evening! She felt numb, as though she had been overcome by opium fumes.”

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