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In those influential dialogues—Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Meno, Phaedo, Symposium—Plato employs the dialectic way to research the trial and demise of his mentor, Socrates, and tackle the everlasting questions of human existence.

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Victor Hugo舗s Les Misȳrables (The Miserable Ones) is published. 1863 ȁdouard Manet舗s painting Dȳjeuner sur l舖herbe (Luncheon on the Grass), which depicts a nude woman and a partially nude woman picnicking with two dressed men, is exhibited in the Salon des Refusȳs and creates a scandal. 1864 A book of Zola舗s short stories, Les Contes Ȥ Ninon (Tales for Ninon) , is published. The author corresponds with the brothers Edmond and Jules de Goncourt, who publish the naturalistic novel Germinie Lacerteux (Germinie).

Yes,舡 replied the other, 舠but not without a deal of trouble. Oh! 舡 He stifled a yawn, and then, after a brief silence, resumed; 舠You are lucky, you who have never yet been present at a first night. 舖The Blonde Venus舗 will be the success of the year. Every one has been speaking of the piece for six months past. Ah! my boy, such music舒such 舖go舗! 舡b Hector listened religiously. 舡 舠Oh, hang it! 舡 exclaimed Fauchery, gesticulating wildly. 舠Ever since this morning I have heard of nothing but Nana. I have met more than twenty fellows I know, and it has been Nana here and Nana there!

He had become acquainted with Nana, and wished to bring her out; and it so happened that he was in want of a Venus. He never allowed a woman to hang on to him very long; he preferred to let the public have its share of her at once. But he had had a damnable time in his shop; the arrival of this great hulking girl had revolutionized everything. Rose Mignon, his star, a fine actress and an adorable singer, threatened daily to leave him in the lurch. Divining a rival in Nana she was furious. And the playbills舒Deuce take it!

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