What is a domestic scene that portrays the domestic bliss of the family in "Belles Demoiselles Plantation"?

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The 17th paragraph of George Washington Cable 's "Belles Demoiselles Plantation" begins a scene portraying the domestic bliss of the family. The scene describes a typical summer evening with the family outside, seated around the father at the foot of the steps of the mansion. The children chatter, laugh, and...

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The 17th paragraph of George Washington Cable's "Belles Demoiselles Plantation" begins a scene portraying the domestic bliss of the family. The scene describes a typical summer evening with the family outside, seated around the father at the foot of the steps of the mansion. The children chatter, laugh, and play, and the father, at the center of all the attention, receives a bunch of flowers for his button hole.  As evening approaches, the children begin to quiet down and gather around the father on the steps. They end the evening with a song before retiring for the night.

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