Whether it was that of her family or her beloved, Villotte was surrounded by the kindness of others. Still, she could only passively look on as they all succumbed to misfortune. Those around her were puzzled by her apologies, but she could offer nothing more than a smile. now realizing that fortune and bliss were separate, the kindness of others had also taught her that sometimes it was the most unfortunate who lived the happiest lives. In that, she had learnt this truth, the lady felt her prosperity had at last proved its worth.
Villotte is a French surname and a commune in the Vosges department of Lorraine in northeastern France.
Artwork by Wagner Bruno.