Louise de la Valliere

Louise de la Valliere

By Alexandre Dumas
Book Description

A translation of the latter part of the Vicomte de Bragelonne.

Table of Contents
    • Transcriber's Notes:
  • Contents
  • Introduction:
  • Chapter I. Malaga.
  • Chapter II. A Letter from M. Baisemeaux.
  • Chapter III. In Which the Reader will be Delighted to Find that Porthos Has Lost Nothing of His Muscularity.
  • Chapter IV. The Rat and the Cheese.
  • Chapter V. Planchet's Country-House.
  • Chapter VI. Showing What Could Be Seen from Planchet's House.
  • Chapter VII. How Porthos, Truchen, and Planchet Parted with Each Other on Friendly Terms, Thanks to D'Artagnan.
  • Chapter VIII. The Presentation of Porthos at Court.
  • Chapter IX. Explanations.
  • Chapter X. Madame and De Guiche.
  • Chapter XI. Montalais and Malicorne.
  • Chapter XII. How De Wardes Was Received at Court.
  • Chapter XIII. The Combat.
  • Chapter XIV. The King's Supper.
  • Chapter XV. After Supper.
  • Chapter XVI. Showing in What Way D'Artagnan Discharged the Mission with Which the King Had Intrusted Him.
  • Chapter XVII. The Encounter.
  • Chapter XVIII. The Physician.
  • Chapter XIX. Wherein D'Artagnan Perceives that It Was He Who Was Mistaken, and Manicamp Who Was Right.
  • Chapter XX. Showing the Advantage of Having Two Strings to One's Bow.
  • Chapter XXI. M. Malicorne the Keeper of the Records of France.
  • Chapter XXII. The Journey.
  • Chapter XXIII. Triumfeminate.
  • Chapter XXIV. The First Quarrel.
  • Chapter XXV. Despair.
  • Chapter XXVI. The Flight.
  • Chapter XXVII. Showing How Louis, on His Part, Had Passed the Time from Ten to Half-Past Twelve at Night.
  • Chapter XXVIII. The Ambassadors.
  • Chapter XXIX. Chaillot.
  • Chapter XXX. Madame.
  • Chapter XXXI. Mademoiselle de la Valliere's Pocket-Handkerchief.
  • Chapter XXXII. Which Treats of Gardeners, of Ladders, and Maids of Honor.
  • Chapter XXXIII. Which Treats of Carpentry Operations, and Furnishes Details upon the Mode of Constructing Staircases.
  • Chapter XXXIV. The Promenade by Torchlight.
  • Chapter XXXV. The Apparition.
  • Chapter XXXVI. The Portrait.
  • Chapter XXXVII. Hampton Court.
  • Chapter XXXVIII. The Courier from Madame.
  • Chapter XXXIX. Saint-Aignan Follows Malicorne's Advice.
  • Chapter XL: Two Old Friends.
  • Chapter XLI. Wherein May Be Seen that a Bargain Which Cannot Be Made with One Person, Can Be Carried Out with Another.
  • Chapter XLII. The Skin of the Bear.
  • Chapter XLIII. An Interview with the Queen-Mother.
  • Chapter XLIV. Two Friends.
  • Chapter XLV. How Jean de La Fontaine Came to Write His First Tale.
  • Chapter XLVI. La Fontaine in the Character of a Negotiator.
  • Chapter XLVII. Madame de Belliere's Plate and Diamonds.
  • Chapter XLVIII. M. de Mazarin's Receipt.
  • Chapter XLIX. Monsieur Colbert's Rough Draft.
  • Chapter L: In Which the Author Thinks It Is High Time to Return to the Vicomte de Bragelonne.
  • Chapter LI. Bragelonne Continues His Inquiries.
  • Chapter LII. Two Jealousies.
  • Chapter LIII. A Domiciliary Visit.
  • Chapter LIV. Porthos's Plan of Action.
  • Chapter LV. The Change of Residence, the Trap-Door, and the Portrait.
  • Chapter LVI. Rivals in Politics.
  • Chapter LVII. Rivals in Love.
  • Chapter LVIII. King and Noble.
  • Chapter LIX. After the Storm.
  • Chapter LX. Heu! Miser!
  • Chapter LXI. Wounds within Wounds.
  • Chapter LXII. What Raoul Had Guessed.
  • Chapter LXIII. Three Guests Astonished to Find Themselves at Supper Together.
  • Chapter LXIV. What Took Place at the Louvre During the Supper at the Bastile.
  • Chapter LXV. Political Rivals.
  • Chapter LXVI. In Which Porthos Is Convinced without Having Understood Anything.
  • Chapter LXVII. M. de Baisemeaux's "Society."
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