Conceived in drunkenness. Is
lame. A washerwoman.
15. JEAN MACQUART, born in 1831, married in 1867 to Francoise Mouche,
who dies childless in 1870; remarried in 1871 to Melanie Vial, a sturdy,
healthy peasant-girl, by whom he has a son, and who is again _enceinte_.
Innateness, as with Pascal and Helene. First a peasant, then a soldier,
then peasant again. Still alive at Valqueyras.
16. MAXIME ROUGON, alias SACCARD, born in 1840, has a son in 1857 by
a servant, Justine Megot, the chlorotic daughter of drunken parents;
married in 1863 to Louise de Mareuil, who dies childless the same year;
succumbs to ataxia in 1873. A dissemination of characteristics. Moral
prepotency of his father, physical likeness to his mother. Idle,
inclined to spending unearned money.
17. CLOTILDE ROUGON, alias SACCARD, born in 1847, has a son by Pascal
Rougon in 1874. Prepotency of her mother. Reverting heredity, the moral
and physical characteristics of her maternal grandfather preponderant.
Still alive at Plassans.
18. VICTOR ROUGON, alias SACCARD, born in 1853. Adjunction of