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d her which was the you
ng Prince's window, and
so she now came to thi
s spot, where without w
earying she waited for
a glimpse of the man sh
e loved, for some sign
of life and salvation,
the mere hope of which
made her heart leap. De
eply touched by the way
in which she hid herse
lf, all humility and qu
ivering with adoration,
the priest approached
her, and instead of sco
lding her and driving h
er away as he had been
asked to do, spoke to h
er in a gentle, cheerfu
l manner, asking her fo
r news of her people as
though nothing had hap
The Three Cities Trilogy: Rome, Complete by Zola, Émile, 1840-1902