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At the instant when Darnay saw a rush in the eyes of the crowd, which another instant would have brought upon him, the postmaster turned his horse into the yard, the escort rode in close upon his horse's flanks, and the postmaster shut and barred the crazy double gates.
Then he delivered to the escort, drunk and sober, a receipt for the escorted, and requested him to dismount.
The escort and the universal watchfulness had completely isolated him.
At length the escort passed through Paris on the twenty-third, in the night.
During this halt the escort treated the prisoners even worse than they had done at the start.
He could see the carter's bare chest collapse with amazement, as the man salaamed reverently to the voice, leaped from the pole, and helped the escort haul their volcano on to the main road.
The escort, their heads tied up native-fashion, fell in on either side the cart, shuffling enormous clouds of dust.
She bade the escort tell her what was going on on the road; and so soon as they were clear of the parao she flung back the curtains and peered out, her veil a third across her face.
Then her mood changed, and she bade one of the escort ask whether the lama would walk alongside and discuss matters of religion.
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