The Dramatic Works of Baron Kotzebue Volume 2

The Dramatic Works of Baron Kotzebue Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1800 edition. Excerpt: ...retired.--If I might see her, here, alone?--Or perhaps you would lend your assistance in combating some childish notions--EllfitU. (Trtmbling ixiitb indignation) Oh, Poverty! Poverty! to what humiliation dost thou reduce a man! Mrs. Ellfitld. (Sinking demon en a chair J This is too much. Allbrand. I hope you do not misunderstand me? I pledge my hftnour that every thing relative to the pension, shall be finished to-morrow 1 and do not suppose my gratitude shall be confined to that alone--(Hi draws out a purse) Be this an earnest--Ellfitld. (Enragtd) Sir, I know you not, --I am ignorant of your rank and name; but whatever they may be, unless you quit my room peaceably, this instant, you shall find, that a cripple, when his honour is insulted, has strength sufficient to kick a scoundrel down stairs. Allbrand. This--to me? oilfield. Yes, --though you were next heir to the throne!--Begone, or I shall make use of the rights my own house gives ine. Allbrand. Very well, captain Ellfield--But remember tl.tt the pension k forfeited by your own indiscretion; you are yourself alone responsible for whatever consequences may ensue. (Exit) Ellfiild. Scoundrel! did he hope to make me his pimp 1--me '. Mrs. EllfieU. Who can the villain be? EllfieU. Some Courtier, no doubt, who judges of us by himself. Mrs. EllfielJ. We must conceal this circumstance from our benefactress. EllfieU. Most certainly. Innocence, like her's, would be shocked at hearing that it was suspe&ed capable of corruption. But I will not suffer her to go home, again, alone. Mrs. EllfieU. Charles, we have only potatoes for dinner; yet how much happier are our lots than his 1 EllfieU. (Clasping her to bis bosom) Our hearts are pure, though our fare is homely. Mrs. EllfieU. He would shame poverty....show more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 222g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236536495
  • 9781236536495