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Chicot the Jester

By Alexandre Dumas
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  • CHICOT THE JESTER
  • Abridged translation of "La dame de Monsoreau"
  • CHAPTER I.
    • THE WEDDING OF ST. LUC.
  • CHAPTER II.
    • HOW IT IS NOT ALWAYS HE WHO OPENS THE DOOR, WHO ENTERS THE HOUSE.
  • CHAPTER III.
    • HOW IT IS SOMETIMES DIFFICULT TO DISTINGUISH A DREAM FROM THE REALITY.
  • CHAPTER IV.
    • HOW MADAME DE ST. LUC HAD PASSED THE NIGHT.
  • CHAPTER V.
    • HOW MADAME DE ST. LUC PASSED THE SECOND NIGHT OF HER MARRIAGE.
  • CHAPTER VI.
    • LE PETIT COUCHER OF HENRI III.
  • CHAPTER VII.
    • HOW, WITHOUT ANY ONE KNOWING WHY, THE KING WAS CONVERTED BEFORE THE NEXT DAY.
  • CHAPTER VIII.
    • HOW THE KING WAS AFRAID OF BEING AFRAID.
  • CHAPTER IX.
    • HOW THE ANGEL MADE A MISTAKE AND SPOKE TO CHICOT, THINKING IT WAS THE KING.
  • CHAPTER X.
    • HOW BUSSY WENT TO SEEK FOR THE REALITY OF HIS DREAM.
  • CHAPTER XI.
    • M. BRYAN DE MONSOREAU.
  • CHAPTER XII.
    • HOW BUSSY FOUND BOTH THE PORTRAIT AND THE ORIGINAL.
  • CHAPTER XIII.
    • WHO DIANA WAS.
  • CHAPTER XIV.
    • THE TREATY.
  • CHAPTER XV.
    • THE MARRIAGE.
  • CHAPTER XVI.
    • THE MARRIAGE.
  • CHAPTER XVII.
    • HOW HENRI III. TRAVELED, AND HOW LONG IT TOOK HIM TO GET FROM PARIS TO FONTAINEBLEAU.
  • CHAPTER XVIII.
    • BROTHER GORENFLOT.
  • CHAPTER XIX.
    • HOW CHICOT FOUND OUT THAT IT WAS EASIER TO GO IN THAN OUT OF THE ABBEY.
  • CHAPTER XX.
    • HOW CHICOT, FORCED TO REMAIN IN THE ABBEY, SAW AND HEARD THINGS VERY DANGEROUS TO SEE AND HEAR.
  • CHAPTER XXI.
    • HOW CHICOT LEARNED GENEALOGY.
  • CHAPTER XXII.
    • HOW M. AND MADAME DE ST. LUC MET WITH A TRAVELING COMPANION.
  • CHAPTER XXIII.
    • THE OLD MAN.
  • CHAPTER XXIV.
    • HOW REMY-LE-HAUDOUIN HAD, IN BUSSY'S ABSENCE, ESTABLISHED A COMMUNICATION WITH THE RUE ST. ANTOINE.
  • CHAPTER XXV.
    • THE FATHER AND DAUGHTER.
  • CHAPTER XXVI.
    • HOW BROTHER GORENFLOT AWOKE, AND THE RECEPTION HE MET WITH AT HIS CONVENT.
  • CHAPTER XXVII.
    • HOW BROTHER GORENFLOT REMAINED CONVINCED THAT HE WAS A SOMNAMBULIST, AND BITTERLY DEPLORED THIS INFIRMITY.
    • "I?"
  • CHAPTER XXVIII.
    • HOW BROTHER GORENFLOT TRAVELED UPON AN ASS, NAMED PANURGE, AND LEARNED MANY THINGS HE DID NOT KNOW BEFORE.
  • CHAPTER XXIX.
    • HOW BROTHER GORENFLOT CHANGED HIS ASS FOR A MULE, AND HIS MULE FOR A HORSE.
  • CHAPTER XXX.
    • HOW CHICOT AND HIS COMPANION INSTALLED THEMSELVES AT THE HOTEL OF THE CROSS, AND HOW THEY WERE RECEIVED BY THE HOST.
  • CHAPTER XXXI.
    • HOW THE MONK CONFESSED THE ADVOCATE, AND THE ADVOCATE THE MONK.
  • CHAPTER XXXII.
    • HOW CHICOT USED HIS SWORD.
  • CHAPTER XXXIII.
    • HOW THE DUC D'ANJOU LEARNED THAT DIANA WAS NOT DEAD.
    • "MONSEIGNEUR,
    • "BRYAN DE MONSOREAU."
  • CHAPTER XXXIV.
    • HOW CHICOT RETURNED TO THE LOUVRE, AND WAS RECEIVED BY THE KING HENRI III.
  • CHAPTER XXXV.
    • WHAT PASSED BETWEEN M. DE MONSOREAU AND THE DUKE.
  • CHAPTER XXXVI.
    • CHICOT AND THE KING.
  • CHAPTER XXXVII.
    • WHAT M. DE GUISE CAME TO DO AT THE LOUVRE.
  • CHAPTER XXXVIII.
    • CASTOR AND POLLUX.
  • CHAPTER XXXIX.
    • IN WHICH IT IS PROVED THAT LISTENING IS THE BEST WAY TO HEAR.
  • CHAPTER XI.
    • THE EVENING OF THE LEAGUE.
  • CHAPTER XLI.
    • THE RUE DE LA FERRONNERIE.
  • CHAPTER XLII.
    • THE PRINCE AND THE FRIEND.
  • CHAPTER XLIII.
    • ETYMOLOGY OF THE RUE DE LA JUSSIENNE.
  • CHAPTER XLIV.
    • HOW D'EPERNON HAD HIS DOUBLET TORN, AND HOW CHOMBERG WAS STAINED BLUE.
  • CHAPTER XLV.
    • CHICOT MORE THAN EVER KING OF FRANCE.
  • CHAPTER XLVI.
    • HOW CHICOT PAID A VISIT TO BUSSY, AND WHAT FOLLOWED.
  • CHAPTER XLVII.
    • THE CHESS OF M. CHICOT, AND THE CUP AND BALL OF M. QUELUS.
  • CHAPTER XLVIII.
    • THE RECEPTION OF THE CHIEFS OF THE LEAGUE.
  • CHAPTER XLIX.
    • HOW THE KING ANNEXED A CHIEF WHO WAS NEITHER THE DUC DE GUISE NOR M. D'ANJOU.
  • CHAPTER L.
    • ETEOCLES AND POLYNICES.
  • CHAPTER LI.
    • HOW PEOPLE DO NOT ALWAYS LOSE THEIR TIME BY SEARCHING EMPTY DRAWERS.
    • "A FRIEND."
  • CHAPTER LII.
    • VENTRE ST. GRIS.
  • CHAPTER LIII.
    • THE FRIENDS.
  • CHAPTER LIV.
    • BUSSY AND DIANA.
  • CHAPTER LV.
    • HOW BUSSY WAS OFFERED THREE HUNDRED PISTOLES FOR HIS HORSE, AND PARTED WITH HIM FOR NOTHING.
  • CHAPTER LVI.
    • THE DIPLOMACY OF THE DUC D'ANJOU.
    • "I!"
  • CHAPTER LVII.
    • THE IDEAS OF THE DUC D'ANJOU.
  • CHAPTER LVIII.
    • A FLIGHT OF ANGEVINS.
  • CHAPTER LIX.
    • ROLAND.
  • CHAPTER LX.
    • WHAT M. DE MONSOREAU CAME TO ANNOUNCE.
  • CHAPTER LXI.
    • HOW THE KING LEARNED THE FLIGHT OF HIS BELOVED BROTHER, AND WHAT FOLLOWED.
  • CHAPTER LXII.
    • HOW, AS CHICOT AND THE QUEEN MOTHER WERE AGREED, THE KING BEGAN TO AGREE WITH THEM.
  • CHAPTER LXIII.
    • IN WHICH IT IS PROVED THAT GRATITUDE WAS ONE OF ST. LUC'S VIRTUES.
  • CHAPTER LXIV.
    • THE PROJECT OF M. DE ST. LUC.
  • CHAPTER LXV.
    • HOW M. DE ST. LUC SHOWED M. DE MONSOREAU THE THRUST THAT THE KING HAD TAUGHT HIM.
    • "DEAR FRIEND,
  • CHAPTER LXVI.
    • IN WHICH WE SEE THE QUEEN-MOTHER ENTER THE TOWN OF ANGERS, BUT NOT TRIUMPHANTLY.
  • CHAPTER LXVII.
    • LITTLE CAUSES AND GREAT EFFECTS.
  • CHAPTER LXVIII.
    • HOW M. DE MONSOREAU OPENED AND SHUT HIS EYES, WHICH PROVED THAT HE WAS NOT DEAD.
  • CHAPTER LXIX.
    • HOW M. LE DUC D'ANJOU WENT TO MÉRIDOR TO CONGRATULATE MADAME DE MONSOREAU ON THE DEATH OF HER HUSBAND, AND FOUND HIM THERE BEFORE HIM.
  • CHAPTER LXX.
    • THE INCONVENIENCE OF LARGE LITTERS AND NARROW DOORS.
  • CHAPTER LXXI.
    • WHAT TEMPER THE KING WAS IN WHEN ST. LUC REAPPEARED AT THE LOUVRE.
  • CHAPTER LXXII.
    • IN WHICH WE MEET TWO IMPORTANT PERSONAGES WHOM WE HAVE LOST SIGHT OF FOR SOME TIME.
  • CHAPTER LXXIII.
    • DIANA'S SECOND JOURNEY TO PARIS.
  • CHAPTER LXXIV.
    • HOW THE AMBASSADOR OF THE DUC D'ANJOU ARRIVED AT THE LOUVRE, AND THE RECEPTION HE MET WITH.
    • "I?"
  • CHAPTER LXXV.
    • WHICH IS ONLY THE END OF THE PRECEDING ONE.
  • CHAPTER LXXVI.
    • HOW M. DE ST. LUC ACQUITTED HIMSELF OF THE COMMISSION GIVEN TO HIM BY BUSSY.
  • CHAPTER LXXVII.
    • IN WHAT RESPECT M. DE ST. LUC WAS MORE CIVILIZED THAN M. DE BUSSY, THE LESSONS WHICH HE GAVE HIM, AND THE USE WHICH M. DE BUSSY MADE OF THEM.
  • CHAPTER LXXVIII.
    • THE PRECAUTIONS OF M. DE MONSOREAU.
  • CHAPTER LXXIX.
    • A VISIT TO THE HOUSE AT LES TOURNELLES.
  • CHAPTER LXXX.
    • THE WATCHERS.
  • CHAPTER LXXXI.
    • HOW M. LE DUC D'ANJOU SIGNED, AND AFTER HAVING SIGNED, SPOKE.
    • "I."
  • CHAPTER LXXXII.
    • A PROMENADE AT THE TOURNELLES.
  • CHAPTER LXXXIII.
    • IN WHICH CHICOT SLEEPS.
  • CHAPTER LXXXIV.
    • WHERE CHICOT WAKES.
  • CHAPTER LXXXV.
    • THE FÊTE DIEU.
  • CHAPTER LXXXVI.
    • WHICH WILL ELUCIDATE THE PREVIOUS CHAPTER.
  • CHAPTER LXXXVII.
    • THE PROCESSION.
  • CHAPTER LXXXVIII.
    • CHICOT THE FIRST.
    • "I! I!"
  • CHAPTER LXXXIX.
    • INTEREST AND CAPITAL.
  • CHAPTER XC.
    • WHAT WAS PASSING NEAR THE BASTILE WHILE CHICOT WAS PAYING HIS DEBT TO Y. DE MAYENNE.
  • CHAPTER XCI.
    • THE ASSASSINATION.
  • CHAPTER XCII.
    • HOW BROTHER GORENFLOT FOUND HIMSELF MORE THAN EVER BETWEEN A GALLOWS AND AN ABBEY.
  • CHAPTER XCIII.
    • WHERE CHICOT GUESSES WHY D'EPERNON HAD BLOOD ON HIS FEET AND NONE IN HIS CHEEKS.
  • CHAPTER XCIV.
    • THE MORNING OF THE COMBAT.
  • CHAPTER XCV.
    • THE FRIENDS OF BUSSY.
  • CHAPTER XCVI.
    • THE COMBAT.
  • CHAPTER XCVII.
    • THE END.
    • "DOM GORENFLOT,
    • THE END
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