Cumberland's British Theatre; With Remarks Biographical and Critical Volume 1

Cumberland's British Theatre; With Remarks Biographical and Critical Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1826 edition. Excerpt: ...for us. They draw their swords. Al. For the king and Cora! R01. For Cora and the king! E.reunt, Rollo R., Alonzo L. 0. Man. (L.) Have none returned to the cmnp? c Boy. (L.) One messenger alone. From the temple they all march'd to meet the foe. 0. Man. Hark! I hear the din of battle. 0! had I still retain'd my sight, I might now have grnsp'd a sword, and died a soldier's death! Are we quite alone? Boy. Yes!--I hope my father will be safe! 0. Man. He will 'do his duty. I am more anxious for thee, my child. Boy. I can stay with thee, dear grandfather. 0. Man. But should the enemy come, they will drag thee from me, my boy. Boy. Impossible, grandfather! for they will see at once that thou art old and blind, and cannot do without me. _ 0. Man. Poor child! thou little know'st the hearts of these inhuman men. Trumpets, qlarums, and discharges of cannon heard, n. Hark! the noise is near--I hear the dreadful roaring of the fiery engines of these cruel strangers. Shouts at a distance, R. At every shout, with involuntary haste, I clench my hand, and fancy still it grasps a sword! Alas! I can only serve my country by my prayers. Heaven preserve the Inca, and his gallant soldiers! Buy. 0 father! there are soldiers running--0. Man. Spaniards, boy? Boy. No, Peruvians! O.Mtm. How! and flying from the field!---It cannot be. Enter Twq Peruvian SOLDIERS, n. O speak to them, boy!--Whence come you? How goes the battle? ' Sol. We may not stop; we are sent for the reserve behind the hill. The day's against us. Exeunt Soldier!O.Man. Quick, t-hen, quick! Boy. I see the points of lances glittering in the light. O.Man. Those are Peruvians. Do they bend this way? Enter 41 Peruvian SOLDIER, n. Boy. Soldier, speak to my blind...show more

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  • Paperback | 140 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 263g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236781341
  • 9781236781345