Au bord du lac

L'Esclave, le Serf, le Chevrier de Lorraine, l'Apprenti

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Published: 1852
Language: French
Wordcount: 60,517 / 210 pg
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 1,732
Added to site: 2008.12.29
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te place au milieu de laquelle ils avaient vu, quelques jours auparavant, circuler des flots de population. C'était le moment où les magistrats rendaient la justice, où les négociants traitaient les affaires de commerce dans les basiliques, où les acheteurs étaient occupés dans les tavernes. Quant aux oisifs, ils se trouvaient, comme toujours, là où était le mouvement, sérieusement occupés de regarder le travail des autres, et de le juger sans y prendre part.

Dans une heure ou deux, la physionomie du Forum allait complétement changer. La population romaine devait inonder cette place; mais d'ici là les captifs étaient maîtres de leurs mouvements et de leurs pensées.

Ils employèrent ces moments d'attente à de derniers adieux. Les mains purent encore se presser une fois; on put échanger quelques larmes; parler de ceux qui étaient morts; répé

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