The Old Maid (Balzac)

For works with similar titles, see The Old Maid.
To Monsieur Eugene-Auguste-Georges-Louis Midy de la Greneraye Surville, Royal Engineer of the Ponts at Chausses.
As a testimony to the affection of his brother-in-law,
De Balzac

This work was published before January 1, 1925, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.