And with this fearful injunction the count disappeared through the door, which noiselessly closed after him.
Then, having renewed his injunction not to give Valentine anything, he went down again to Noirtier, shut the doors carefully, and after convincing himself that no one was listening,—"Do you," said he, "know anything of this young lady’s illness?"
"Sir," replied M. d’Epinay, "it is not, perhaps, the moment for Mademoiselle Valentine, who is in deep distress, to think of a husband; indeed, I fear"— "Valentine will have no greater pleasure than that of fulfilling her grandmother’s last injunctions; there will be no obstacle from that quarter, I assure you."
Franz took them from Barrois and casting a glance at the cover, read:— " ’To be given, after my death, to General Durand, who shall bequeath the packet to his son, with an injunction to preserve it as containing an important document.’
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We are seeking an injunction to prevent construction of the plant until there has been further study.