- He knew the existence of foreign painters in Paris enough to see that the lives they led were narrowly provincial.49-50 — Chapters 49-50 (56% in)
- And I must leave all this', he waved his arm round the dirty garret, with its unmade bed, the clothes lying on the floor, a row of empty beer bottles against the wall, piles of unbound, ragged books in every corner, "for some provincial university where I shall try and get a chair of philology.23-24 — Chapters 23-24 (39% in)
- She was an insignificant woman of thirty, with a provincial air and a deliberately lady-like manner; she introduced him to her mother.39-40 — Chapters 39-40 (50% in)
- It was not at all like the Paris he had seen in the spring during his visit to do the accounts of the Hotel St. Georges, he thought already of that part of his life with a shudder, but reminded him of what he thought a provincial town must be.41-42 — Chapters 41-42 (1% in)
- There were too many people, provincials with foolish faces, foreigners poring over guide-books; their hideousness besmirched the everlasting masterpieces, their restlessness troubled the god's immortal repose.105-106 — Chapters 105-106 (63% in)
- She was a large woman, with flaxen hair, and a boldly painted face, a metallic voice, and the breezy manner of a comedienne accustomed to be on friendly terms with the gallery boys of provincial music-halls.107-108 — Chapters 107-108 (13% in)
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