The Dramas Volume 1

The Dramas 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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: I will never see you again so long as I live! (She leaves him.) SCENE FIFTH. Don Fregose (alone) Oh, why cannot I give up the sight, the voice of this woman! She delights me even in her very anger, and I love to call forth her reproaches, that I may listen to her words. SCENE SIXTH. Paqdita And Monipodio (disguised as a begging friar at the door of the Brancadori Palace). Paquita Madame told me to learn why Monipodio stationed himself below, but I saw no one there. Monipodio Alms, my dear child, is a treasure which is laid up in heaven. Paquita I have nothing to give. Monipodio Never mind, promise me something. Paquita This is rather a jovial friar. Monipodio She does not recognize me and I believe I can run the risk. (He knocks at the door of Lothundiaz.). Paquita Ah! If you count upon the alms of our friend the landowner, you would be richer with my promise. (To Faustine Brancadori, who appears on the balcony) Madame, the men are gone. SCENE SEVENTH. Monipodio And Dona Lopez (at the door of the Lothundiaz Mansion). Dona Lopez What is it you desire? Monipodio The brothers of our order have received tidings of your dear Lopez--Dona Lopez That he was living? Monipodio As you conduct the Sefiorita Marie to the convent of the Dominicans, take a turn round the square; you will meet there an escaped Algerian captive, who will tell you about Lopez. Dona Lopez Merciful heavens! Would that I could ransom him! Monipodio Be careful, first of all, whom you approach on that subject; suppose that he were a Mussulman? Dona Lopez Dear Lopez! I must go and prepare the sefiorita for her journey. (Re-enters the house.) SCENE EIGHTH. Monipodio, Quinola And Fontanaees. Fontanares At last, Quinola, we stand beneath her windows. Quinola Yes, but where more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 186g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236549139
  • 9781236549136