Project Gutenberg: "...the housewives of Pont-l'Evêque had envied Madame Aubain her servant Félicité."
New Directions Publishing + Dover Publications:
"Madame Aubain's servant Félicité was the envy of the ladies of Pont-l'Evêque..."
1 year, 9 months ago by daniel
The use of the pluperfect in the PG version is dubious considering the original is in the past historic.
1 year, 5 months ago by daniel