The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Twenty Years After by Alexandre Dumas:|
imprisonment it is natural to feel some curiosity as to
"You, my dear Monsieur de Rochefort, shall have the post of
confidence; you shall go to Vincennes, where Monsieur de
Beaufort is confined; you will guard him well for me. Well,
what is the matter?"
"The matter is that you have proposed to me what is
impossible," said Rochefort, shaking his head with an air of
"What! impossible? And why is it impossible?"
"Because Monsieur de Beaufort is one of my friends, or
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