But three weeks had already passed, and the most diligent search had been unsuccessful;
It would be impossible to make use of a diligence, equally so to engage post-horses; to travel either way a passport was necessary.
A man was hidden in Lafitte’s banking-house, behind one of the little arched windows which are placed above each desk; he saw Mercedes enter the diligence, and he also saw Albert withdraw.
The next day, just as Debray was signing the deed, that is about five o’clock in the afternoon, Madame de Morcerf, after having affectionately embraced her son, entered the coupe of the diligence, which closed upon her.
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She’s the kind of diligent worker we want to hire.