| Quote #25
Cyrano lies to Christian not because he values the man as a friend, but because his selfless love for Roxane (his desire for her to be happy) has defeated his selfish love (his desire to have her for himself).
| Quote #26
Roxane’s love for Christian transcends death; de Guiche, with his shallow vision of love, cannot understand this.
| Quote #27
This is an expression of Roxane’s immortal love for Christian; for her, he is still alive.