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Questions about the novel 'The Red and the Black' ('Le Rouge et le noir', 1830) by Stendhal. Use with the tags [stendhal] and [french-language].

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Which saying or proverb is Stendhal referring to in this passage from "Le rouge et le noir"?

The following passage from chapter XVI of Book I of the novel Le rouge et le noir (The Red and the Black) by Stendhal refers to "un dicton de province", that is, at some kind of saying or ...
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