By Jean Giono
Angelo, le héros du Hussard sur le toit, half de Turin après avoir fortress joliment tué d'un coup de sabre M le baron Schwartz, espion autrichien. Il passe los angeles frontière en grand uniforme de colonel des hussards de Sardaigne, sur un cheval admirable. Les conspirations, les risks, les amours ne vont element manquer à Angelo qui se trouvera aux prises avec le subtil vicaire général d'Aix-en-Provence, le marquis de Théus, avec los angeles charmante Anna Clèves qui l'aimera sans espoir, avec Pauline enfin, cette femme si belle qu'il sauvera un jour.
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But the splendor and beauty of his treasures so excited the avarice of the sailors, that they resolved among themselves to take him, throw him overboard, and afterwards 46 to divide his goods with each other. Accordingly, when they were far from land, they fell upon him, and told him that he must die, because they had resolved to cast him into the sea. He begged them to spare his life in the most touching terms, offered them his treasures as a ransom, and prophesied that great misfortunes would overtake them, should they take his life.
Scarcely had he touched the glittering wave, when a monster of the deep rose up beneath him, and quickly bore the astonished minstrel away. It swam directly to the shore whither he had been journeying, and landed him gently among the rushes. The poet sang a song of gratitude to his saviour, and joyfully went his way. Sometime after the occurrence of these events, he again visited the seashore, and lamented in sweetest tones his lost treasures, which had been dear to him as 47 remembrances of happier hours, and as tokens of love and gratitude.
Dreams appear to me to break up the monotony and even tenor of life, to serve as a recreation to the chained fancy. They mingle together all the scenes and fancies of life, and change the continual earnestness of age, into the merry sports of childhood. Were it not for dreams, we 30 should certainly grow older; and though they be not given us immediately from above; yet they should be regarded as Heavenly gifts, as friendly guides, in our pilgrimage to the holy tomb. ” Henry’s father smiled humorously, and said, looking to his wife, who had just come in, “Henry cannot deny the hour of his birth.
Angelo by Jean Giono