"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 cruel delights, in order to properly play his part, Lavalliere could not refuse his sanction.
Maille was much grieved at this resolution, and wished to accompany his brother; that Lavalliere refused him point blank.
And the lavalliere incidents and the blouse buttons substantiated it still further.
Lavalliere had promised to return safe and sound to his friend the body only, not the heart.