In short, he had reached that supreme moment when the bravest feel a shudder in their veins, when suddenly, in the direction of the Rue de l'Arbre-Sec, the crowd opened, crying: "Long live the coadjutor!" and Gondy, in surplice and cloak, appeared, moving tranquilly in the midst of the fusillade and bestowing his benedictions to the right and left, as undisturbed as if he were leading a procession of the Fete Dieu.
And D'Artagnan displayed four gunshot holes in his cloak and two in his beaver.
If your master comes home, give me a cloak
and shirt of good wear, and send me to Dulichium where I want to go; but if he does not come as I say he will, set your men on to me, and tell them to throw me from yonder precipice, as a warning to tramps not to go about the country telling lies."
As soon as he was sound asleep she unfastened the cloak
from his shoulders, threw it on her own, left the granite and stones, and wished herself home again.
They paused, wavering and wondering, while he quietly went to the back of the cloak
room, and came back with both hands full of shining silver, which he laid out on the counter as calmly as a salesman.
The figure, without blenching a hair's breadth from the sword which was pointed at his breast, made a solemn pause and lowered the cape of the cloak
from about his face, yet not sufficiently for the spectators to catch a glimpse of it.
She lifted the cloak
from the chair on which she had placed it, and took from the pocket the leather letter-case which Grace had shown to her.
She drew on her own cloak
and fastened the clasp with shaking fingers.
Still in the same moment, I saw the prisoner start up, lean across his captor, and pull the cloak
from the neck of the shrinking sitter in the galley.
While they gasped and choked and sputtered and felt around wildly for that rogue of a beggar, he finished the job by picking up the cloak
by its corners and shaking it vigorously in the faces of his suffering victims.
And letting fall his cloak
and raising his hat, he advanced toward Milady.
She could not see him for he still wore his cloak
. He took the ring which she had given him off his finger, and threw it into the goblet, so that it rang as it touched the bottom.