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La Force

Le Temps et la Vie

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Author: Paul Adam
Published: 1899
Language: French
Wordcount: 184,310 / 622 pg
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 862
Added to site: 2008.12.20
mnybks.net#: 22913
Origin: gutenberg.org
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se continuait en ridicule entrevue de goujats assemblés pour une bagarre de la rue.

Auscher cependant saisit par le canon sa carabine. Avec la crosse, il frappa de toute sa vigueur la herse de baïonnettes. Deux autres l'imitèrent. Héricourt vit les fantassins ébranlés se soutenir de l'épaule. Leurs gros poings serrés autour des armes devinrent exsangues. Au choc, les fusils baissaient, puis se relevaient. Enfin une baïonnette toucha la terre, et le sabre d'Hermenthal rapidement lancé coupa la jugulaire du bonnet à poil. Les fantassins blêmirent. Leurs yeux grossirent sous les sourcils. Les narines se pincèrent. Ils grinçaient des dents. Les maxillaires bossuaient les joues. Derrière eux, le junker appuya sur les crosses des fusils.

Bernard s'étonna de prendre le parti des Autrichiens. Il craignit pour eux. Leurs poings allaient faiblir, les fusils échapper. Alors les houzards, dispe

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