The Girl with the Golden Eyes - Honoré de Balzac

The Girl with the Golden Eyes

By Honoré de Balzac

  • Release Date: 1850-01-01
  • Genre: Lettres


She belongs to that feminine variety which the Romans call fulva, flava–the woman of fire. And in chief, what struck me the most, what I am still taken with, are her two yellow eyes, like a tiger's, a golden yellow that gleams, living gold, gold which thinks, gold which loves, and is determined to take refuge in your pocket.