"God knows you are right, master," she returns
. "I am not.
If they thought that I was so satisfied with my lot within Phutra that I would voluntarily return
when I had once had so excellent an opportunity to escape, they would never for an instant imagine that I could be occupied in arranging another escape immediately upon my return
to the city.
Danglars comprehended the full extent of the wretched fate that overwhelmed Dantes; and, when Napoleon returned
to France, he, after the manner of mediocre minds, termed the coincidence, "a decree of Providence." But when Napoleon returned
to Paris, Danglars' heart failed him, and he lived in constant fear of Dantes' return
on a mission of vengeance.
'I will stand,' returned
Mr Haredale impatiently, 'on this dismantled, beggared hearth, and not pollute it, fallen as it is, with mockeries.
, and were hailed with the most anxious eagerness.
"Partridge," cries Jones, "thou art certainly a coward; I wish, therefore, thou wouldst return
home thyself, and trouble me no more."
The native on shore returned
to the long-house without replying.
'But let me represent to you,' returned
Lightwood, 'speaking now with professional profundity, and not with individual imbecility, that the offer of such an immense reward is a temptation to forced suspicion, forced construction of circumstances, strained accusation, a whole tool-box of edged tools.'
'Yes, but she wouldn't have been as dutiful, and it would not have come off as easily,' returned
the whelp, 'if it hadn't been for me.'
Thus, some time after the return
of the travelers, the public received with marked favor the announcement of a company, limited, with a capital of a hundred million of dollars, divided into a hundred thousand shares of a thousand dollars each, under the name of the "National Company of Interstellary Communication." President, Barbicane; vice-president, Captain Nicholl; secretary, J.
'I tell you,' returned
the other with an increased earnestness, which, whether it were real or assumed, had the same effect on his companion, 'that he lives for her, that his whole energies and thoughts are bound up in her, that he would no more disinherit her for an act of disobedience than he would take me into his favour again for any act of obedience or virtue that I could possibly be guilty of.
Bradley did not return
; nor did we have any word from von Schoenvorts.