LETTERS OF TWO BRIDES
LOUISE DE CHAULIEU TO RENEE DE MAUCOMBE.
Sweetheart, I too am free! And I am the first too, unless you have
written to Blois, at our sweet tryst of letter-writing.
Raise those great black eyes of yours, fixed on my opening sentence,
and keep this excitement for the letter which shall tell you of my
first love. By the way, why always "first?" Is there, I wonder, a
Don't go running on like this, you will say, but tell me rather how
you made your escape from the convent where you were to take your