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Saint Michael ordered me to go and com­mand the army.

THE DUKE OF ALENÇON

You say your voices have revealed to you that God wants to deliver the people of France from the misery into which they have fallen. If that's the case, God, who is All-Powerful, does not need the help of soldiers. 

JOAN

With my God, the soldiers will fight, and God will give them no] victory.

THE DUKE OF ALENÇON

But what gives you such assurance, after the rejections you have already endured?

JOAN

When something torments me, for example when peoplewill not believe what I say, I retire apart and I pray.....When Ihave prayed, I hear a voice say to me: — "Daughter of God!... go,go.... I will come to your aid.... go.....and when this voicecomes to me I am so comforted, so joyful, it is marvelous!...

Joan gazes fixedly at Heaven as if lost in ecstasy.

THE DUKE OF ALENÇON, to the Dauphin.

This girl moves me, to the bottom of my soul....Truly, Ibelieve in her mission... How inspired the tone when she speaks of her voices, would not  

 

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