It is nothing, the cough is mere nothing; it will not kill me. I shall not die of a cough.
Come, we will go back; your health is precious. You are rich, respected, admired, beloved; you are happy.
I should not return until the morning, do not stir from the house!
Will do, Montresor!
Follow me into here, we will have a great time!
Okay! I will do so.
Montresor says that Fortunato is in very good health and great shape, but really Montresor means that he is dying but he wants Fortunato to follow him.
Come, you are a man to be missed. For me it is no matter. We will go back; you will be ill, and I cannot be resopnsible.
Enough, the cough is mere nothing; it will not kill me.
Montresor tells the guards to not leave the house and guard it, but the guards always do the opposite, and they guards end up leaving.
Hahahahaha I am very silly!
What Fortunato does not know and what we know is that he is about to get trapped in a room to die with
So how is your engagement going?
Fortunato claims he will not die of a cough, and Montresor replies "True-true." He is telling the reader and his victim that he is well aware of how Fortunato will die, for Montresor himself will cause his death.
Fortunato is dressed as a jester. This foreshadows the roles he will play in the story because the more drunk he gets from the wine, the more silly he gets.
Yes, keep drinking fool.
When Montresor and Fortunato go drinking all night, Montrsor talks about Fortunato's "engagement," Fortunato says he doesn't have an engagement, which then, will lead to his death.