But the chasseur appeared disgusted with the task assigned him.
The chasseur, meanwhile, was talking to himself in a growling tone of voice.
All three now gathered around the chasseur, and watched his movements.
"Why, she's the Decoy," said the chasseur, with intense relish.
Laura signalled to the chasseur that her answer was affirmative.
A coin chinked on the steps in accompaniment to the chasseur's departing gallop.
After hesitation she shook her head, and the chasseur retired.
"Your Chasseur has the air of a Prince, my love," said a voice behind her.
The Chasseur who had brought him the message caught his arm eagerly.
The Chasseur, who was passing, paused and smiled a little, as he saluted.