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The Countess de Saint-Geran Alexandre Dumas

The Countess de Saint-Geran

Alexandre Dumas

Published February 8th 2013
ISBN : 9781482395020
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50 pages
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There were two tables in the principal eating-room. The provost took possession of one, leaving the other to the soldiers, who went in turn to tether their horses under a shed in the back yard- then he pointed to a stool for the prisoner, and seatedMoreThere were two tables in the principal eating-room. The provost took possession of one, leaving the other to the soldiers, who went in turn to tether their horses under a shed in the back yard- then he pointed to a stool for the prisoner, and seated himself opposite to him, rapping the table with his thick cane. Ouf! he cried, with a fresh groan of weariness, I heartily beg your pardon, marquis, for the bad wine I am giving you! The young man smiled gaily. The wine is all very well, monsieur provost, said he, but I cannot conceal from you that however agreeable your company is to me, this halt is very inconvenient- I am in a hurry to get through my ridiculous situation, and I should have liked to arrive in time to stop this affair at once.