The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Ten Years Later by Alexandre Dumas:|
the roar of a hungry tiger, or an impatient lion. "Oh, that
is nothing," said Pellisson, smiling.
"Well; but ---- "
"It is M. du Vallon snoring."
"Ah! true," said Aramis. "I had forgotten. No one but he is
capable of making such a noise. Allow me, Pellisson, to
inquire if he wants anything."
"And you will permit me to accompany you?"
"Oh, certainly;" and both entered the chamber. Porthos was
stretched upon the bed; his face was violet rather than red;
his eyes were swelled; his mouth was wide open. The roaring
Ten Years Later