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The Atheist's Mass And Other Stories

(1896)
A collection of stories by

 
THE ATHEIST'S MASS This is dedicated trJ Auguste Borgd by his friend De Balzac BrANcHo~, a physician to whom science owes a fine system of theoretical physiology, and who) while still young, made himself a celebrity in the medical school ot Paris, that central luminary to which European doctors do homage, practised surgery for a long time before he took up medicine. His earliest studies were guided by one of the greatest of French surgeons, the illustrious Desplein, who Rashed across science Ii ke a meteor. By the consensus even of his enemies, he took with him to the tomb an incommunicable method. Like all men of genius, he had no heirs; he carried everything in him, and carried it away with him. The glory of a surgeon is like that of an actor: they live only S0 long as they are alive, and their talent leaves no trace when they are gone. Actors and surgeons, like great singers too, like the executants who by their performance increase the power of music tenfold, ar

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Hardback Editions

December 2009 : USA Hardback
Title: The Atheist's Mass And Other Stories: La Messe De L'Athee (1896)
Author(s): Honore De Balzac
ISBN: 1-120-81989-X / 978-1-120-81989-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC
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Paperback Editions

September 2011 : USA Paperback
Title: The Atheist's Mass And Other Stories
Author(s): Honore de Balzac
ISBN: 1-245-49052-4 / 978-1-245-49052-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Nabu Press
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August 2010 : USA Paperback
Title: The atheist's mass, and other stories
Author(s): Honore de Balzac, George Saintsbury
ISBN: 1-177-12925-6 / 978-1-177-12925-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Nabu Press
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June 2010 : USA Paperback
Title: The Atheist's Mass: And Other Stories (Classic Reprint)
Author(s): Honore De Balzac
ISBN: 1-4510-0622-5 / 978-1-4510-0622-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Forgotten Books
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March 2010 : USA Paperback
Title: The Atheist's Mass and Other Stories
Author(s): Honore de Balzac, Clara Bell
ISBN: 1-146-69086-X / 978-1-146-69086-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Nabu Press
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