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La chasse aux lions

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Published: 1892
Language: English
Wordcount: 20,367 / 73 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 73.8
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 605
Added to site: 2009.01.20
mnybks.net#: 23185
Origin: gutenberg.org
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ça serait donc pour dire que je suis un lâche, Dumanet! Ah! vrai! je n'aurais jamais cru ça de toi.

--Mais non, Pitou, tu ne seras pas un lâche, mais un lâcheur; c'est bien différent.»

Il se jeta dans mes bras.

«Ah! tiens, Dumanet, c'est toi qui n'as pas de coeur, de dire de pareilles choses à un ami!

--Alors tu viens avec moi?

--Pardi!»

A ce moment, un bruit qui ressemblait à celui du tonnerre se fit entendre dans la vallée, du côté de la montagne. La veuve Mouilletrou, toujours pressée de fermer sa porte, nous dit:

«Ah çà, voyons, entrez-vous ou sortez-vous, paire de blancs-becs? Vous n'entendez donc pas le rugissement du lion?»

En effet, c'était bien ça.

«Pour lors, dit Pitou, rentrons.»

Mais il était trop tard. La mère Mouilletrou avait fermé sa cambuse et ne l'aurait

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