What occupies the time and interest of the French crowd?
Who is the old hag driving the cart and who are her passengers?
Why is the Fisherman's Rest a significant place, appropriate for the continuation of the story?
What odd behavior, known to the reader but not the diners at the pub, do the two strangers engage in? What literary device is it when the reader knows something the characters do not?
How do Antony and Andrew's motives appear to differ from those of the Scarlet Pimpernel?
What do we learn about Marguerite St. Just, now Lady Blakeney? Why does teh Comtesse de Tourney detest her?