Jul 19, 2019
Here's what the last page of the manuscript looks like:
You can see here that Hugo originally had a different epitaph, which he crossed out. It reads:
"Il dort paisible après un sombre et long martyre.
Quand il n'eut plus son ange, il mourut sans rien dire;
La chose simplement d'elle-même arriva,
Jul 18, 2019
The more some people change, the more they stay the same.
Jul 14, 2019
In which I offer explanation, but not comfort, at this sad turn of events.