La Dame de Monsoreau Volume 2

La Dame de Monsoreau Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...the widowhood of Madame de Monsoreau will not last long, 1 fear." At this moment a slight bloody foam rose to the lips of the wounded man. Remy drew from his pocket his lancet-case, then, tearing off a strip from the patient's shirt, bound it round his arm. "We shall see," said he. "If the blood flows, Madame Diane is perhaps not a widow; but if it does not flow--Ah, ah! it flows! Pardon, my dear M. de Bussy, pardon! but, faith, one is a doctor before everything." Presently the patient breathed, and opened his eyes. "Oh!" stammered he, "I thought all was over." "Not yet, my dear monsieur; it is even possible--" "That I shall live?" "Oh, mon Dieu I yes; but let me close the wound. Stop; do not move. Nature at this moment is aiding my work. I make the blood flow, and she stops it. Ah! nature is a great doctor, my dear monsieur. Let me wipe your lips. See, the bleeding has stopped already. Good; all goes well, --or rather, badly." "Badly 1" "No, not for you; but I know what I mean. My dear M. de Monsoreau, I am afraid I shall have the happiness to cure you." "You think I shall get well?" "Alas, yes!" "You are a singular doctor, M. Kmy." "Never mind, as long as I cure you," said he, rising. "Do not abandon me," said the count. "Ah! you talk too much. Too much talking is injurious. That would n't be bad, --I ought to tell him to cry out." "I don't understand you." "Fortunately. Now your wound is dressed. I will go to the chateau and fetch assistance." "And what must I do meanwhile?" "Keep quite still; do not stir; breathe lightly, and try not to cough. Which is the...show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 172g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236500091
  • 9781236500090