The Vicomte de Bragelonne - Study Guide Chapters 61-69 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 61-69 Summary

In Chapter 61, the next afternoon people gather in Paris to watch the execution of the two thieves. Town criers walk through the crowds while people wait anxiously to see the excitement. Nearly 50,000 people have arrived.

"Consequently, the faubourg and the Rue Saint Antoine were crowded; for the population of Paris in those days of great executions was divided into two categories: those who came to see the condemned pass - these were of timid and mild hearts, but philosophically curious - and those who wished to see the condemned die - these had hearts that hungered for sensation" (Chapter 61, p. 424).

D'Artganan prepares to go on his mission, his farewells given to the lone Planchet. D'Artagnan visits Athos. He and Raoul attend the execution.

In Chapter 62, the crowd becomes blood thirsty. As the condemned approach, d'Artagnan sets fire to his house. D'Artagnan and Raoul leave unscathed...

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