"Do not be afraid of me," replied Maille, clasping Lavalliere to his breast.
Thus Lavalliere found himself abandoned by everyone like a leper.
Now all the ladies were jealous of La Limeuil, who at that time was thinking of yielding to the handsome Lavalliere.
Lavalliere, terrified, caught her and placed his hand upon her heart, below a breast of matchless beauty.
To these ...