The Man in the Iron Mask
by Alexandre Dumas
The Man in the Iron Mask Quotes
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After the departure of Athos for Blois, Porthos and D'Artagnan were seldom together. One was occupied with harassing duties for the King; the other had been making many purchases of furniture, whic...
"Have you a brother?" said the young man to Aramis. "I am alone in the world," said the latter, with a hard, dry voice. "But surely there is some one in the world whom you love?" added Philippe. "N...
Memory and the Past Quotes
"Look at us, Aramis! We are three out of the four. You are deceiving me, I suspect you, and Porthos sleeps; an admirable trio of friends, don't you think so?- a beautiful relic!" (14.74)
He was a man of great taste in elegant stuffs, embroideries, and velvet, being hereditary tailor to the King. The preferment of his house reached as far back as the time of Charles IX; from whose r...
"A friend's word is the truth itself. If I think of touching, even with one finger, the son of Anne of Austria, the true King of this realm of France; if I have not the firm intention of prostratin...
Old Age Quotes
"What must have been," he thought, "the youth of those extraordinary men, who, even as age is stealing fast upon them, still are able to conceive such plans, and to carry them out without flinching...
"Look at us, Aramis! We are three out of the four. You are deceiving me, I suspect you, and Porthos sleeps; an admirable trio of friends, don't you think so?- a beautiful relic!" (14.78)
Justice and Judgment Quotes
"Oh, God!" said Fouquet, "thou dost sometimes bear with such injustice on earth that I understand why there are wretches who doubt thy existence! Stay, M. d'Herblay!" and Fouquet, taking his pen, w...