bridge, and its rumble grew fainter in the distance, Grandet said:
Happily no one but Maitre Cruchot heard the exclamation. Eugenie and
her mother had gone to a corner of the quay from which they could
still see the diligence and wave their white handkerchiefs, to which
Charles made answer by displaying his.
"Ah! mother, would that I had the power of God for a single moment,"
said Eugenie, when she could no longer see her lover's handkerchief.
Not to interrupt the current of events which are about to take place