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R Terrified and most desolate, she tried to force her way in the midst of the ruins, to seek some knowledge of her kind Blondine sees the castle of Bonne-Biche and Beau-Minon * * A large Toad issued from a pile of stones, advanced friends. before her, and said : "What are you seeking? Have you not occasioned the death of your friends by the basest ingratitude? Begone! " "Alas! " she Bonne- my death for sobbing piteously, upon the stones and nettles her grief and her re pentance were so excessive that she did not feel their sharp fell, ; She wept profusely a long time.
Bonne-Biche was unhappy and Beau-Minon very sad. Early in the morning, Blondine ran to her window and the Parrot entered the moment she opened it. "Well, my dear Blondine, did you notice the agitation of Bonne-Biche, ised you when you mentioned to point out the the Rose? prom means by which you could obtain one of these charming flowers. Listen now You will leave this park and enter the forest. pany you and I conduct you to my counsel. " park? " "It is about an hour's walk. " "But why does she wish to hold me captive?
Unfortunate girl that I am I shall die of hunger and thirst ! in this forest if Weeping the wolves do not eat bitterly, foot of a large tree. " on the ground She wept a long time. She placed her fatigue mastered her grief. her bundle of lilacs, and slept peacefully. at the At last her little great head upon ^ \ --; '-ttiSsy BLONDINE'S AWAKENING BEAU-MINON LONDINE slept calmly all night; no ferocious beast came from She did not suffer to trouble her slumbers. the cold and awakened at a late hour in the morning.