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de Treville, confiding to him candidly the importance of his departure, when the news was transmitted to him as well as to his three friends that the king was about to set out for Paris with an escort of twenty Musketeers, and that they formed part of the escort.
If you will stay I will give you a house and an estate, but no one(heaven forbid) shall keep you here against your own wish, and that you may be sure of this I will attend tomorrow to the matter of your escort.
D'Artagnan took the letter, touched his hat with his hand, turned round upon his heel like a drill-sergeant, and a moment afterward was heard, in his dry and monotonous tone, commanding "Four men and an escort, a carriage and a horse.
And he not only patted their Royal escort, but even hugged him round the neck in the exuberance of his delight.
You are to have no thought, nor fear of death, for Jove will send the slayer of Argus to escort you.
After the princesses had been installed in their apartments and had rested, the gentlemen who had formed their escort, having, in like manner, recovered from their fatigue, they resumed their accustomed habits and occupations.
He built his fire as close to the cart as he dared, waiting for one of the escort to order him away.
I fear that I would ill requite your father's hospitality," I answered, "since the first thing that I should do were I a thern would be to set an armed guard at the mouth of the River Iss to escort the poor deluded voyagers back to the outer world.
But the billeting of the king's military escort," objected Colbert, softly, "will make his majesty lose all the advantage of his speed, however quick he may be.
I will give you an escort befitting your rank as a Princess," continued Ozma; "and you may go to some of the places you have not yet visited yourself, as well as some others that you know.
She had been upon a visit far from the city of Gathol and returning home had vanished with her whole escort from the sight of man.
Wert my father here he would, I am sure, not permit thee to leave with only the small escort which we be able to give.