The piece contains a description of an average day in the life of author George Sand. Despite allegations of hedonism and bisexuality, Sand is represented as doing the things expected of an upper-class woman. She gardens and abstains from alcohol, save wine at dessert. Her only vice is smoking, as Ms. Sand smokes frequently until she finishes with her literary labor around 6 a.m.
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