Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly meme hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. To participate, grab your current read, open to a random page and share a few sentences. Don't include spoilers, but do include the title and author.
'Good heavens, poor Leon...our poor friend...good heavens...good heavens...he's dead!'
Tears appeared in her eyes, those silent tears of women, drops of grief from the soul that roll down their cheeks and seem so sorrowful, being so clear.
p. 35 of Pierre and Jean and Selected Short Stories by Guy de Maupassant, translated by Lowell Bair