Talk:Honoré de Balzac
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- Friendships last when each friend thinks he has a slight superiority over the other.
I think paternelle has been mistranslated.The article has "parental" but I think the correct word is "paternal". But it has been a very long time since I have had any French...
Old maids and watchdogs
Did Balzac actually say this or some variant thereof?