of “Long live their majesties!” resounded. Mazarin leaned out of the window. One or two shouts of “Long live the cardinal” saluted his shadow; but instantly hisses and yells stifled them remorselessly. Mazarin turned pale and shrank back in the coach.
“Low-born fellows!” ejaculated Porthos.
D’Artagnan said nothing, but twirled his mustache with a peculiar gesture which showed that his fine Gascon humor was awake.
Anne of Austria bent down and whispered in the young king’s ear:
“Say something gracious to Monsieur d’Artagnan, my son.”
The young king leaned toward the door.