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Monsieur, you have the plighted faith of 'un gentilhomme Fran‡ais', for your safety," returned Montcalm, laying his hand impressively on his heart; "it should suffice.
These are all so many empty words, my dear sir," said Morcerf: "they might satisfy a new acquaintance, but the Comte de Morcerf does not rank in that list; and when a man like him comes to another, recalls to him his plighted word, and this man fails to redeem the pledge, he has at least a right to exact from him a good reason for so doing.
As his plighted wife, it should be her privilege to know what the black veil concealed.