Beaufort, then, had as usual appeared in her box just before the Jewel Song; and when, again as usual, she rose at the end of the third act, drew her opera cloak about her lovely shoulders, and disappeared, New York knew that meant that half an hour later the ball would begin.
The Beaufort house was one that New Yorkers were proud to show to foreigners, especially on the night of the annual ball.
Beaufort was receiving on the threshold of the crimson drawing-room.
where Beaufort had had the audacity to hang "Love Victorious," the much-discussed nude of Bouguereau) Archer found Mrs.
So, my friend, it's your opinion that Monsieur de Beaufort will escape?
He went away thoughtful and anxious and returned to his own room, where he summoned Bernouin and desired him to fetch thither in the morning the special guard he had placed over Monsieur de Beaufort and to awaken him whenever he should arrive.
During the whole five years in which the Duc de Beaufort had been in prison not a day had passed in which the cardinal had not felt a secret dread of his escape.
Well, they say that Monsieur de Beaufort is going to escape from Vincennes, if he has not done so already.
Your eminence does not then know where Monsieur de Beaufort is?
Your eminence doesn't know those walls; they are sixty feet high and I doubt if Monsieur de Beaufort is sufficiently weary of life to risk his neck by jumping off.
That unless Monsieur de Beaufort can contrive to metamorphose himself into a little bird, I will continue answerable for him.