Instead of obeying this order he kept his division lingering about Stradella.
The Senator was surprised and delighted, and Stradella softly clapped his hands.
Stradella sprang forward with outstretched hands, forgetting everything except that Ortensia was before him.
When it was over, he himself accompanied Stradella to the stairs.
Trombin and Stradella once more bowed to each other with great ceremony.
The plan looked easy, and Stradella was the man to carry it out.
Very well, if Stradella has carried off your niece, as I am almost sure he has, they are beyond pursuit by this time.
Stradella's man was scouring the town for horses, and Pina was not within hearing.
The road to Stradella was open, the French connections were unbroken.
Presently Stradella was led in by the gaoler and his assistant.