Benjamin Williams Leader paintings
Bartolome Esteban Murillo paintings
You are leaving Paris?”
“I am going on a mission.”
“May you tell me where?”
“Has any one an interest in preventing you reaching there?”
“The cardinal, I believe, would give anything in the world to hinder me from succeeding.”
“And you are going alone?”
“I am going alone.”At two o’clock in the morning our four adventurers left Paris by the gate St. Denis.
The lackeys followed, armed to the teeth.
All went well as far as Chantilly, where they arrived about eight o’clock in the morning. They needed breakfast, and alighted at the door of an inn recommended by a sign representing St. Martin giving half his cloak to a poor man.