By Jean Giono
Angelo, le héros du Hussard sur le toit, half de Turin après avoir castle joliment tué d'un coup de sabre M le baron Schwartz, espion autrichien. Il passe los angeles frontière en grand uniforme de colonel des hussards de Sardaigne, sur un cheval admirable. Les conspirations, les risks, les amours ne vont element manquer à Angelo qui se trouvera aux prises avec le subtil vicaire général d'Aix-en-Provence, le marquis de Théus, avec los angeles charmante Anna Clèves qui l'aimera sans espoir, avec Pauline enfin, cette femme si belle qu'il sauvera un jour.
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Cox smiled. 'Well," the astrologer mused, "you've got to remember, sir, that you have been off the bench twice •.. " "Thank you," Malcolm said. " Mr. Cox whistled shrilly. "He has a certain personal right to deny it, if he wishes to," he said, an air of dubiety about him. · "I asked him if he was one, and he was firm about not being one at all," Malcolm expostulated. "That is so like Kermit," Mr. Cox agreed. "He has never told anybody that he is a midget. His mother evidently never told him he was one, and never referred to it, so that when finally he grew up,-well, he didn•t actually know it, his life had been that sheltered.
Kermit had, however, sat down again and was weeping quietly, but with a modicum of control. Malcolm came over to where the little man sat, but the latter vociferated at him: "Don't touch mel I don't want pity from my calumniators/" 42 MALCOLM "You use such difficult words this morning," Malcolm complained, almost weeping himself. " Malcolm wished to say something consoling, but he was afraid that he would again bring out the wrong word at such a dramatic moment. O'Reilly again entered the room, this time wearing a kimono, and carrying a small tray with a medicine bottle.
I think you are intoxicated, madame," Malcolm said. The laughter from the young men now became unrestrained. " Madame Girard said in a breathless voice. " Malcolm nodded, and said: "This is the third place rve visited at Mr. '' Madame Girard cried, standing up now. "He's a critic, not a guest. And not only a critic, but a spy! A spy of Mr. Cox's, that's it ... Throw him out! Throw him outf' "Doddy, dear," Mr. Girard begged her, walking over to his wife and putting his hand on her arm gently. Madame Girard sat down quickly perhaps because she was beginning to lose her balance rather than because she wished to obey her husband.
Angelo by Jean Giono