"Monsieur le mousquetaire
," said he, "are you a gentleman?"
The big shoulders, black brows and black mousquetaire
swagger of Flambeau were a great contrast.
On the return of the Bourbons, one of his old friends, the Marquis de Pombreton, formerly lieutenant in the Black mousquetaires
, returned to him--so he said--twelve hundred pistoles which he had lent to the marquis for the purpose of emigrating.
"Moreover," continued the bishop, "you will be good enough, monsieur le capitaine des mousquetaires
, to allow those only to pass into the king's room this morning who have special permission.
I tell you that, in the emigration, the Abbe de la Marche who was here and was employed in the Quiberoon business with Puisaye and Tinteniac, was the same Colonel of Mousquetaires
Gris with whom Steyne fought in the year '86--that he and the Marchioness met again--that it was after the Reverend Colonel was shot in Brittany that Lady Steyne took to those extreme practices of devotion which she carries on now; for she is closeted with her director every day--she is at service at Spanish Place, every morning, I've watched her there--that is, I've happened to be passing there--and depend on it, there's a mystery in her case.
The third unbeliever was Monsieur Le Quoi, who merely whispered to the sheriff, that the corps was one of the finest he had ever seen second only to the Mousquetaires
of Le Boa Louis!
"I mean that my friends, officers in the guards and mousquetaires
, came to keep me company and we passed the night in feasting, drinking, dicing."
Two of the shows are indoors, with the Mousquetaire
de Richelieu set in a vast luxurious theatre equipped with the largest stage curtain in the world.
[beaucoup moins que] Il ressemblait a John Lennon et une sorte de 5e mousquetaire
. J'adorais sa facon de jurer assez singuliere.
Another work included in PICASSO and BEYOND Mousquetaire
, 1967 is an outstanding example of the many self-reflective portraits produced during his final years.
From the surprising realism of the 1968 pencil drawing, Mousquetaire
et Courtisane, to the vibrancy of color and movement displayed in Buste d'Homme (1969), the pieces have been selected to demonstrate the artist's mastery of numerous styles and media.