François Seurel (frah[n]-
Frantz de Galais (frah[n]ts deh gah-
Yvonne de Galais, Frantz’s sister, loved by Meaulnes, who marries and then deserts her. She dies after the birth of a daughter.
Valentine Blondeau (vah-lah[n]-
M. Seurel, the head of the middle school and one of the higher elementary classes at Sainte-Agathe’s.
Mme Seurel, his wife, the teacher of the younger children.
Millie Seurel, their daughter.
M. and Mme Charpentier (shahr-pah>(eh-roh-
Marius de Rennepont (mahr-
Marshal Simon (see-
François Baudoin (frah[n]-
Blanche Simon (blahnsh) and
Rose Simon, the marshal’s daughters. Taken to a hospital during a cholera epidemic, they die of the disease.
Gabriel de Rennepont (gah-
Adrienne de Cardoville (ah-
Prince Djalma (dzhahl-
Agricola Baudoin (ah-gree-koh-
Jacques de Rennepont (zhahk), another heir, a good-hearted sensualist named Couche-tout-Nud (kewsh-tew-
François Hardy, a benevolent manufacturer and an heir. After the burning of his factory and the spiriting away of his young mistress, he is taken to a Jesuit retreat, where he accepts the doctrines of the order and dies as a result of the penances and fasts.
M. l’Abbe d’Aigrigny (lah-