Colomba

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Published: 1840
Language: French
Wordcount: 50,129 / 170 pg
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 1,582
Added to site: 2005.07.08
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on ennemi malheureux.

«Et moi aussi, dit-il, d'un ton de bonne humeur, on m'a mis en demi-solde; mais... avec votre demi-solde vous n'avez pas de quoi vous acheter du tabac. Tenez, caporal.»

Et il essaya de faire entrer la pièce d'or dans la main fermée que le jeune homme appuyait sur le rebord de la yole.

Le jeune Corse rougit, se redressa, se mordit les lèvres, et paraissait disposé à répondre avec emportement, quand tout à coup, changeant d'expression, il éclata de rire. Le colonel, sa pièce à la main, demeurait tout ébahi.

«Colonel, dit le jeune homme reprenant son sérieux, permettez-moi de vous donner deux avis: le premier, c'est de ne jamais offrir de l'argent à un Corse, car il y a de mes compatriotes assez impolis pour vous le jeter à la tête; le second, c'est de ne pas donner aux gens des titres qu'ils ne réclament point. Vous m'appelez caporal e

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