Twenty Years After Chapter 86 Page 17

“Touch it not!”

“Grimaud!” he cried; “Grimaud! what art thou about? Why, thou art posted here by Heaven!”

“No, sir,” said the honest servant, “it was Monsieur Aramis who posted me here to take care of the horses.”

“Is Aramis here?”

“Yes, sir; he has been here since yesterday.”

“What are you doing?”

“On the watch — — ”

“What!

Aramis here?” cried Athos.

“At the lesser gate of the castle; he’s posted there.”