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DELAHERCHE (MADAME), mother of Jules Delaherche. Her husband's gay life
rendered her unhappy, and after she became a widow she trembled lest her
son should take to the same courses as his father; so, after marrying
him to a woman who was devout and of simple tastes, she sought to keep
him in a dependent state as though he were a mere youth. At fifty years
of age, his wife having died, Delaherche determined to marry a young
widow about whom there had been much gossip, and did so in spite of all
the remonstrances of his mother. After that she only lived on in silent
remonstrance, spending most of her time shut up in her own room. The
miseries of war told severely on the old woman, and to these were
added domestic troubles, for she became aware of her daughter-in-law's
relations with Captain Baudoin and Edmond Lagarde. After the occupation
of Sedan by the Prussians she devoted herself to nursing her old friend
Colonel Vineuil, who had been brought to the house severely wounded. She
remained with him till his death, shut up from the world, and refusing
to hear of the defeats daily accumulating against their unhappy country.
La Debacle.



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