Les misères de Londres

3. La cage aux oiseaux

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Language: French
Wordcount: 60,340 / 216 pg
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 424
Added to site: 2005.10.08
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Couchés, répondit l'homme gris.

--Ici?

--Parbleu!

Alors le mendiant eut un accès de raison:

--Maître, dit-il, depuis que je me suis attaché à vous, je vous ai loyalement servi.

--C'est vrai, dit l'homme gris.

--Ai-je donc mérité que vous vous moquiez ainsi de moi?

--Mais je ne me moque pas, dit l'homme gris en se mettant à table.

--Vrai?

Et Shoking se mit à table à son tour en disant:

--Je crois que j'ai faim.

--Et je parie que tu as soif.

Sur ce mot, l'homme gris lui versa à boire.

--Un nectar! dit Shoking qui vida son verre d'un trait.

Puis il avisa sur un coin de la table une écritoire, du papier et une plume.

--Pourquoi donc cela? dit-il.

--Pour faire ton testament...

A ces mots, Shoking jeta un grand cri et laissa tomber sa fourchette:

--Ah! mon Dieu! fit-il, je commence à comprendre p

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