D'Artagnan


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D’Artagnan

Dumas’s ever-popular chivalrous character. [Fr. Lit.: The Three Musketeers]

D’Artagnan

challenges horseman, rescues a lady, and earns fame as a doughty soldier. [Fr. Lit.: Dumas The Three Musketeers]
See: Heroism
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D'Artagnan the elder, "--an honor to which, remember, your ancient nobility gives you the right--sustain worthily your name of gentleman, which has been worthily borne by your ancestors for five hundred years, both for your own sake and the sake of those who belong to you.
D'Artagnan the elder girded his own sword round his son, kissed him tenderly on both cheeks, and gave him his benediction.
D'Artagnan did not love his son, who was his only offspring, but M.
since, in our romance of "The Three Musketeers," we took leave of D'Artagnan at No.
Notwithstanding his commission in the musketeers, D'Artagnan felt completely solitary.
From the time D'Artagnan took quarters in that hotel, the mistress of the house, a pretty and fresh looking Flemish woman, twenty-five or twenty-six years old, had been singularly interested in him; and after certain love passages, much obstructed by an inconvenient husband to whom a dozen times D'Artagnan had made a pretence of passing a sword through his body, that husband had disappeared one fine morning, after furtively selling certain choice lots of wine, carrying away with him money and jewels.
d'Artagnan, with an agreeable smile, balancing himself upon his stirrup to jump to the ground, "where is that dear count?
said D'Artagnan, surprised; "that's a fable, Master Blaisois.
cried D'Artagnan, "since he is gone towards Paris, that is all I wanted to know
In about ten minutes Moliere reappeared, making another sign to D'Artagnan from under the hangings.
there are two days yet; 'tis much more than you require, Monsieur Percerin," said D'Artagnan, in the coolest possible manner.
Percerin raised his head with the air of a man little accustomed to be contradicted, even in his whims; but D'Artagnan did not pay the least attention to the airs which the illustrious tailor began to assume.