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Théodore Quotes

Three of the best book quotes from Théodore
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″[. . . H]e proposed marriage. She did not believe him at first, but he swore solemnly that he meant it.”
Gustave Flaubert
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A Simple Heart
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Félicité Barette
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They flee together into Tibet, and reach a major Tibetan temple. With his strict Calvinistic upbringing Theodore is at first repelled and horrified by lamaistic Buddhism, but eventually comes to terms with it.
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Set at the time of the Chinese Boxer Rebellion of 1900. Theodore, the son of American missionaries, escapes when the rebels destroy his father’s settlement and falls in with a foul-mouthed female ex-music-hall star, now a plant-hunter.

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