She thought it was of no great value, but, being appropriate, she borrowed it, well knowing that Madame
would never know it, nor care if she did.
It was not over yet, Jurgis learned--he heard Ona crying still; and meantime Madame
Haupt removed her bonnet and laid it on the mantelpiece, and got out of her bag, first an old dress and then a saucer of goose grease, which she proceeded to rub upon her hands.
I am perfectly astonished," said George, pushing back his chair a pace or two, and looking at Madame
They turned into the wine-shop, which was closed (for it was midnight), and where Madame
Defarge immediately took her post at her desk, counted the small moneys that had been taken during her absence, examined the stock, went through the entries in the book, made other entries of her own, checked the serving man in every possible way, and finally dismissed him to bed.
Granson, Mariette, Madame
du Coudrai, Madame
du Ronceret, and through them the whole town, remarked that Madame
du Bousquier entered the church WITH HER LEFT FOOT,--an omen all the more dreadful because the term Left was beginning to acquire a political meaning.
Ah, then, madame
, I was able for one instant to be alone with you.
In spite of the gross flattery and coarseness of this address, Madame
Danglars could not forbear gazing with considerable interest on a man capable of expending six millions in twelve months, and who had selected Paris for the scene of his princely extravagance.
Aubain had a fainting spell, and that evening all her friends, including the two Lormeaus, Madame
Lechaptois, the ladies Rochefeuille, Messieurs de Houppeville and Bourais, called on her and tendered their sympathy.
The minister made a slight sign with his head, whereupon the queen said to Madame
Pelet's habits of life, then, being taken into consideration, I was a good deal surprised when, one Thursday evening (Thursday was always a half-holiday), as I was sitting all alone in my apartment, correcting a huge pile of English and Latin exercises, a servant tapped at the door, and, on its being opened, presented Madame
Pelet's compliments, and she would be happy to see me to take my "gouter" (a meal which answers to our English "tea") with her in the dining-room.
Whatever may be thought of these physical observations, which were principally made in the capital, the young king was welcomed as a god by the inhabitants of Blois, and almost like a king by his uncle and aunt, Monsieur and Madame
, the inhabitants of the castle.
de Cintre bows her head and folds her wings.