He went with a smile to a corner where stood the little box, done up in rope, which held the trousseau of the comtesse de Bonzag.
The comtesse sat down, and then lolled back on the short grass.
Nor did he disdain, during the early part of his stay at Venice, even the official salon of the comtesse de Goetz.
The comtesse reclined on a cloak spread for her on the grass.
His flippancy and irreligion as he grew old alarmed the comtesse de Gramont, who was very devout, for the safety of his soul.
The comtesse de Baral was fascinated by the photographs adorning the walls.
In 1834-35, the princess gave balls which the comtesse Felix de Vandenesse attended.
She was sister of the comtesse d'Olonne, very rich and a widow.
"His wife has taken that in hand, the comtesse Ferraud," said Boucard.
The comtesse du Nord was not at first so successful with the Queen.