Several pictures in the show by Eugène Atget draw attention to the disappearance of old Paris.
Balzac writes, “Like all great minds, Eugène wished to owe his success to nothing but his own merit.”
Here we meet a prototypical Balzac character: the gifted, flawed, striving provincial Eugène de Rastignac.
But now marriage was out of the question till Eugène had some means of maintaining her.
Among other well-known Belgian authors Eugène Demolder may be mentioned.
A domestic grief visited the poet in the following year, when his brother Eugène died.
"Old Goriot is sublime," muttered Eugène when he heard of the transaction.
Wonderful was the admiration and sympathy; and it culminated when Eugène Sue bought her prayer-book at the sale.
Such was the end to the Italian career of Eugène Beauharnais.
His “Espoir,” in which he dreams of a sweetheart, is a veritable Eugène Carrière in verse.