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"The slight these young ladies mean to put upon her is all the more unkind," said another young girl, "because yesterday, Mademoiselle Ginevra was very sad.
"Ecco la," said the young girl with the black eyes, languidly.
It was not, however, what would have been called an immodest glance, for the young girl's eyes were singularly honest and fresh.
The young girl glanced over the front of her dress and smoothed out a knot or two of ribbon.
Whether this young girl was a human being, a fairy, or an angel, is what Gringoire, sceptical philosopher and ironical poet that he was, could not decide at the first moment, so fascinated was he by this dazzling vision.
But, disenchanted though Gringoire was, the whole effect of this picture was not without its charm and its magic; the bonfire illuminated, with a red flaring light, which trembled, all alive, over the circle of faces in the crowd, on the brow of the young girl, and at the background of the Place cast a pallid reflection, on one side upon the ancient, black, and wrinkled façade of the House of Pillars, on the other, upon the old stone gibbet.
"Now, Monsieur Malicorne," said the young girl, "does it, at length, please you that we should talk reasonably?"
Malicorne was rolling his hat respectfully between his fingers; but, all at once, he let fall his hat, seized the young girl by the shoulders, pulled her towards him and sealed her mouth with two lips that were very warm, for a man pretending to so much indifference.
I beheld for the first time this shy young girl with her sincere nature, her habits of ready obedience.
So the young girl's parents received me as their future son-in-law without, as yet, taking their friends into their confidence.
A gentle, old-maidish person and a sweet young girl of seventeen sat right in front of us that night at the Mannheim opera.
Yes, I will not deny it, I do await, and I do love him of whom you speak; and, if he does not return, instead of accusing him of the inconstancy which you insinuate, I will tell you that he died loving me and me only." The young girl made a gesture of rage.
She is much a woman--elle est bien femme, as they say here; simpler, softer, rounder, richer than the young girls I spoke of just now.
"Mademoiselle, mademoiselle, some one is coming," cried Colbert, to expedite the young girl's departure.
"That is an undertaking which I have not asked of you and a promise which I refuse to make you!" said the young girl haughtily.