ABSTRACT

Decemhet,1882. IwAswalkingonthequayatBordeaux.Avery smartpersoncameuptome,hatdoffed,holdingout hishand:Barrada!ABarradatransformed,having shedhisbeardandhisone-and-thirtyyearsatthe sametime,nodoubt,ashelaidasidehisbluecollar: withcheekscarefullyshaved,abuddingmoustache, andtheairofayoungloveroftwenty.