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By Mary Roberts Rinehart

ISBN-10: 1406946982

ISBN-13: 9781406946987

A vintage novel of romantic fiction and political research.

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I! " "Yes, indeed. " "A woman of intrigue, who wanted to keep up against me the spirit of cabal she had raised against M. " The queen shook her head. " "Well, let us see," said Mazarin; "isn't there still time to repair the evil? " "Alas, I look around me in vain! I have no influence with any one. Monsieur is, as usual, led by his favorite; yesterday it was Choisy, to-day it is La Riviere, to-morrow it will be some one else. " said the queen. " murmured the queen, looking uneasily at the cardinal.

Perhaps so," replied D'Artagnan. " "Ah! " "Ah, sir! I must first tell you that Monsieur de Rochefort is——" Planchet hesitated. "Egad, I know where he is," said D'Artagnan. " "That is to say, he was there," replied Planchet. "But in returning thither last night, when fortunately you did not accompany him, as his carriage was crossing the Rue de la Ferronnerie his guards insulted the people, who began to abuse them. The prisoner thought this a good opportunity for escape; he called out his name and cried for help.

Mazarin contemplated these proceedings with a thoughtful glance. They explained what had occurred that evening. He bowed respectfully to the king, who gave him a somewhat cavalier reception, but a look from his mother reproved him for the hatred which, from his infancy, Louis XIV. had entertained toward Mazarin, and he endeavored to receive the minister's homage with civility. Anne of Austria sought to read in Mazarin's face the occasion of this unexpected visit, since the cardinal usually came to her apartment only after every one had retired.

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