we are like those misers who are unable to absent themselves from their treasures. We have made ourselves the constant guardians of our men, and while I sleep Monsieur du Vallon watches.”
ah!” said Groslow.
“You see, then, why I must decline your polite invitation, which is especially attractive to me, because nothing is so wearisome as to play night after night with the same person; the chances always balance and at the month’s end nothing is gained or lost.”
“Ah!” said Groslow, sighing; “there is something still more wearisome, and that is not to play at all.”
“I can understand that,” said D’Artagnan.