[ilds] RG Justine 1.13 -- Jamais de la vie

Marc Piel marcpiel at interdesign.fr
Thu Apr 26 01:30:48 PDT 2007


"Jamais de la vie" with an "s".
It does not seem to have existed. I looked for it 
years ago.
Marc Piel

william godshalk wrote:

> As far as I can tell from a google, Jamaie de la vie (i.e. never, 
> absolutely not) is not the name of an extant perfume. Yet Justine wears 
> it, as does Constance in Sebastian. The narrator of Justine writes, "I 
> don't know why" (1.13) it's called Jamaie de la vie. I suppose his 
> ignorance should act as a spur (like Lady Macbeth).
> 
> WLG
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