TEN YEARS AFTER ALEXANDRE DUMAS CHAPTER 21 Đây là một tác phẩm anh ngữ nổi tiếng với những từ vựng nâng cao chuyên ngành văn chương. Nhằm giúp các bạn yêu thich tiếng anh luyện tập và củng cố thêm kỹ năng đọc tiếng anh . | TEN YEARS AFTER ALEXANDRE DUMAS CHAPTER 21 Baisemeaux de Montlezun. After the austere lesson administered to De Wardes Athos and D Artagnan together descended the staircase which led to the courtyard of the Palais Royal. You perceive said Athos to D Artagnan that Raoul cannot sooner or later avoid a duel with De Wardes for De Wardes is as brave as he is vicious and wicked. I know such fellows well replied D Artagnan I had an affair with the father. I assure you that although at that time I had good muscles and a sort of brute courage - I assure you that the father did me some mischief. But you should have seen how I fought it out with him. Ah Athos such encounters never take place in these times I had a hand which could never remain at rest a hand like quicksilver - you knew its quality for you have seen me at work. My sword was no longer than a piece of steel it was a serpent that assumed every form and every length seeking where it might thrust its head in other words where it might fix its bite. I advanced half a dozen paces then three and then body to body I pressed my antagonist closely then I darted back again ten paces. No human power could resist that ferocious ardor. Well De Wardes the father with the bravery of his race with his dogged courage occupied a good deal of my time and my fingers at the end of the engagement were I well remember tired enough. It is then as I said resumed Athos the son will always be looking out for Raoul and will end by meeting him and Raoul can easily be found when he is sought for. Agreed but Raoul calculates well he bears no grudge against De Wardes - he has said so he will wait until he is provoked and in that case his position is a good one. The king will not be able to get out of temper about the matter besides we shall know how to pacify his majesty. But why so full of these fears and anxieties You don t easily get alarmed. I will tell you what makes me anxious Raoul is to see the king tomorrow when his majesty will .