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Attracted by a certain kindliness concealed beneath these words, and the middle-class air which exhaled from them, Godefroid had, on the afternoon when we found him on the quay, called at four o'clock on the grocer, who told him that Madame de la Chanterie was then dining, and did not receive any one when at her meals.
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Monsieur certainly seemed of an age to suit Madame de la Chanterie.
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These three persons rose; the mistress of the house rose; then, when the priest had drawn up another armchair for Godefroid, and when the future tenant had seated himself in obedience to a gesture of Madame de la Chanterie, accompanied by the old-fashioned words, "Be seated, monsieur," the man of the boulevards fancied himself at some enormous distance from Paris,-in lower Brittany or the wilds of Canada.
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He did not look about him, being seized with curiosity as to Madame de la Chanterie, whose name was already a puzzle to him.
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Madame de la Chanterie, like her maid, was knitting a stocking, and she, too, had a needle stuck through her white curls beneath the lace of her cap.
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Chanterie took a little silver whistle from her pocket and blew it.
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When they re-entered the salon, Godefroid, who was getting inured to the surroundings, looked about him while discoursing with Madame de la Chanterie, and examined the persons and things there present.
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Chanterie was an ancient table with spindle legs, on which lay her balls of worsted in a wicker basket.
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The four men, who were seated there, silent, immovable, like bronze statues, had evidently stopped their conversation with Madame de la Chanterie when they heard the stranger returning.
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Chanterie admitted the justice of Godefroid's observations; but told him that she did not wish to make any change until she knew the intentions of her lodger, or rather her boarder.
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Chanterie desired, above all, some one of simple life, who would not be exacting; she could afford to put only the strictest necessaries into the apartment.
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Though he was a young man, the four old men and Madame de la Chanterie rose, and the vicar accompanied him to the portico.
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The solemnity of Madame de la Chanterie now seemed to him a secret dignity with which she bore some great misfortune.
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Chanterie furnish the rooms for him.
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As soon as Godefroid gave his name, Frederic begged him to be seated; and as the banker opened the lid of his desk, Louis Mongenod and the lady, who was no other than Madame de la Chanterie, rose and went up to him.
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Godefroid, as he looked about him, noticed on a shelf certain boxes ticketed with the words "De la Chanterie," and numbered 1 to 7.
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Chanterie turned round, saw Godefroid, checked a gesture of surprise, and asked a few questions of the banker in a low voice, to which he replied in a few words spoken equally in a whisper.
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Chanterie now wore gray silk stockings and small prunella shoes; her gown was the same as before, but she was wrapped in a Venetian "mantua,"-a sort of cloak which was just then returning into fashion.
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Here Louis Mongenod returned, bringing in his hand a hundred notes of a thousand francs each, which he gave to Madame de la Chanterie.
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Godefroid went there at once, and obtained from Madame de la Chanterie the address of a painter who, for a moderate sum, agreed to whiten the ceilings, clean the windows, paint the woodwork, and stain the floors, within a week.
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Examples of Chanterie

Example #1
The lady, he said, was visible in the evening after seven o'clock, or in the morning between ten and twelve.
Example #2
Board supplied; the rooms can be furnished at a moderate cost if mutually acceptable.
Example #3
Madame wished a person of regular habits; the gate was closed at eleven at the latest.
Example #4
While speaking, Monsieur Millet examined Godefroid, and made him submit to what magistrates call the "first degree of interrogation.
Example #5
Silence has perhaps its own degrees.
Example #6
Godefroid, already penetrated with the silence of the rues Massillon and Chanoinesse, where two carriages do not pass in a month, and grasped by the silence of the courtyard and the tower, may have felt that he had reached the very heart of silence in this still salon, guarded by so many old streets, old courts, old walls.