From fifty to sixty Musketeers, who appeared to replace one another in order always to present an imposing number, paraded
constantly, armed to the teeth and ready for anything.
Numberless groups paraded
the streets and, whatever D'Artagnan might think of it, it was obvious that the citizens had for the night laid aside their usual forbearance, in order to assume a warlike aspect.
It had then been given up to the women and boys; who had paraded
it up and down the village with shouts and chants and antic dances; occasionally saluting it with all kinds of taunts, invectives, and revilings.
Pump, whenever the company paraded
generally in some such terms as these, which were uttered with that sort of meekness that a native of the island of our forefathers is apt to assume when he condescends to praise the customs or character of her truant progeny:
It was known that last night he had gone out of his mind, and paraded
the hotel in tears; also, that the old lady who had arrived was his mother, and that she had come from Russia on purpose to forbid her son's marriage with Mlle.
He has fought battles here which he has lost, he is therefore a bad captain; he has succeeded in no negotiation, he is therefore a bad diplomatist; he has paraded
his wants and his miseries in all the courts of Europe, he has therefore a weak and pusillanimous heart.