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Chicot the Jester
by Alexandre Dumas
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CONTENTS
Chapter I. The Wedding of St. Luc.
Chapter II. How It Is Not Always He Who Opens the Door, Who Enters the House.
Chapter III. How It Is Sometimes Difficult to Distinguish a Dream From the Reality.
Chapter IV. How Madame De St. Luc Had Passed the Night.
Chapter V. How Madame De St. Luc Passed the Second Night of Her Marriage.
Chapter VI. Le Petit Coucher of Henri III.
Chapter VII. How, Without Any One Knowing Why, the King Was Converted Before the Next Day.
Chapter VIII. How the King Was Afraid Of Being Afraid.
Chapter IX. How the Angel Made a Mistake and Spoke to Chicot, Thinking It Was the King.
Chapter X. How Bussy Went to Seek For the Reality of His Dream.
Chapter XI. M. Bryan De Monsoreau.
Chapter XII. How Bussy Found Both The Portrait and the Original.
Chapter XIII. Who Diana Was.
Chapter XIV. The Treaty.
Chapter XV. The Marriage.
Chapter XVI. The Marriage.
Chapter XVII. How Henri III. Traveled, and How Long It Took Him to Get From Paris to Fontainebleau.
Chapter XVIII. Brother Gorenflot.
Chapter XIX. How Chicot Found Out That It Was Easier to Go in Than Out of the Abbey.
Chapter XX. How Chicot, Forced to Remain in the Abbey, Saw and Heard Things Very Dangerous to See and Hear.
Chapter XXI. How Chicot Learned Genealogy.
Chapter XXII. How M. And Madame De St. Luc Met With a Traveling Companion.
Chapter XXIII. The Old Man.
Chapter XXIV. How Remy-le-Haudouin Had, in Bussy's Absence, Established a Communication With the Rue St. Antoine.
Chapter XXV. The Father and Daughter.
Chapter XXVI. How Brother Gorenflot Awoke, and the Reception He Met With At His Convent.
Chapter XXVII. How Brother Gorenflot Remained Convinced That He Was a Somnambulist, and Bitterly Deplored This Infirmity.
Chapter XXVIII. How Brother Gorenflot Traveled Upon an Ass, Named Panurge, and Learned Many Things He Did Not Know Before.
Chapter XXIX. How Brother Gorenflot Changed His Ass for a Mule, and His Mule for a Horse.
Chapter XXX. How Chicot and His Companion Installed Themselves At the Hotel of the Cross, and How They Were Received by the Host.
Chapter XXXI. How the Monk Confessed The Advocate, and the Advocate the Monk.
Chapter XXXII. How Chicot Used His Sword.
Chapter XXXIII. How the Duc D'anjou Learned That Diana Was Not Dead.
Chapter XXXIV. How Chicot Returned To the Louvre, and Was Received by the King Henri III.
Chapter XXXV. What Passed Between M. De Monsoreau and the Duke.
Chapter XXXVI. Chicot and the King.
Chapter XXXVII. What M. De Guise Came to Do At the Louvre.
Chapter XXXVIII. Castor and Pollux.
Chapter XXXIX. In Which It Is Proved That Listening Is the Best Way to Hear.
Chapter XL. The Evening of the League.
Chapter XLI. The Rue De La Ferronnerie.
Chapter XLII. The Prince and the Friend.
Chapter XLIII. Etymology of the Rue De La Jussienne.
Chapter XLIV. How D'epernon Had His Doublet Torn, and How Chomberg Was Stained Blue.
Chapter XLV. Chicot More Than Ever King of France.
Chapter XLVI. How Chicot Paid a Visit to Bussy, and What Followed.
Chapter XLVII. The Chess of M. Chicot, and the Cup and Ball of M. Quelus.
Chapter XLVIII. The Reception of the Chiefs of the League.
Chapter XLIX. How the King N Axed a Chief Who Was Neither the Duc De Guise Nor M. D'anjou.
Chapter L. Eteocles and Polynices.
Chapter LI. How People Do Not Always Lose Their Time by Searching Empty Drawers.
Chapter LII. Ventre St. Gris.
Chapter LIII. The Friends.
Chapter LIV. Bussy and Diana.
Chapter LV. How Bussy Was Offered Three Hundred Pistoles for His Horse, and Parted With Him for Nothing.
Chapter LVI. The Diplomacy of the Duc D'anjou.
Chapter LVII. The Ideas of the Duc D'anjou.
Chapter LVIII. A Flight of Angevins.
Chapter LIX. Roland.
Chapter LX. What M. De Monsoreau Came to Announce.
Chapter LXI. How the King Learned The Flight of His Beloved Brother, and What Followed.
Chapter LXII. How, As Chicot and the Queen Mother Were Agreed, the King Began to Agree With Them.
Chapter LXIII. In Which It Is Proved That Gratitude Was One of St. Luc's Virtues.
Chapter LXIV. The Project of M. De St. Luc.
Chapter LXV. How M. De St. Luc Showed M. De Monsoreau the Thrust That the King Had Taught Him.
Chapter LXVI. In Which We See the Queen-mother Enter the Town of Angers, But Not Triumphantly.
Chapter LXVII. Little Causes and Great Effects.
Chapter LXVIII. How M. De Monsoreau Opened and Shut His Eyes, Which Proved That He Was Not Dead.
Chapter LXIX. How M. Le Duc D'anjou Went to Meridor to Congratulate Madame De Monsoreau on the Death of Her Husband, and Found Him There Before Him.
Chapter LXX. The Inconvenience of Large Litters and Narrow Doors.
Chapter LXXI. What Temper the King Was in When St. Luc Reappeared At the Louvre.
Chapter LXXII. In Which We Meet Two Important Personages Whom We Have Lost Sight of for Some Time.
Chapter LXXIII. Diana's Second Journey to Paris.
Chapter LXXIV. How the Ambassador of The Duc D'anjou Arrived At the Louvre, and the Reception He Met With.
Chapter LXXV. Which Is Only the End Of the Preceding One.
Chapter LXXVI. How M. De St. Luc Acquitted Himself of the Commission Given to Him by Bussy.
Chapter LXXVII. In What Respect M. De St. Luc Was More Civilized Than M. De Bussy, the Lessons Which He Gave Him, and the Use Which M. De Bussy Made of Them.
Chapter LXXVIII. The Precautions of M. De Monsoreau.
Chapter LXXIX. A Visit to the House At Les Tournelles.
Chapter LXXX. The Watchers.
Chapter LXXXI. How M. Le Duc D'anjou Signed, and After Having Signed, Spoke.
Chapter LXXXII. A Promenade At the Tournelles.
Chapter LXXXIII. In Which Chicot Sleeps.
Chapter LXXXIV. Where Chicot Wakes.
Chapter LXXXV. The Fete Dieu.
Chapter LXXXVI. Which Will Elucidate The Previous Chapter.
Chapter LXXXVII. The Procession.
Chapter LXXXVIII. Chicot the First.
Chapter LXXXIX. Interest and Capital.
Chapter XC. What Was Passing Near The Bastile While Chicot Was Paying His Debt to Y. De Mayenne.
Chapter XCI. The Assassination.
Chapter XCII. How Brother Gorenflot Found Himself More Than Ever Between a Gallows and an Abbey.
Chapter XCIII. Where Chicot Guesses Why D'epernon Had Blood on His Feet and None in His Cheeks.
Chapter XCIV. The Morning of the Combat.
Chapter XCV. The Friends of Bussy.
Chapter XCVI. The Combat.
Chapter XCVII. The End.

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