Father Junipero Serra; A New and Original Historical Drama in Four Acts

Father Junipero Serra; A New and Original Historical Drama in Four Acts

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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. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...--The chance I lose in youth I '11 not regain To be ordained a Father of the Church; For when our youth is past, we lose those years So precious for the basis of great works, --Then, to begin upon the rudiments In middle life, is difficult to do, --Still, still, with her I would not wish a change. Enter Father Noriega. Father Noriega. My son, the governor received the note? Eduardo. Yes, Father, I delivered it to Juan, Who later on reported it received. Father Noriega. He had it then before the captain came, --Insulting us by disregarding it. Exit. Eduardo. The Fathers have their trials as well as I. O may I judge with those far.reaching views And wisdom that is bought in man's estate! What, here to.day? I 'd rather be alone. Enter Manuel. Eduardo. How are you, Manuel? Manuel. I 'm very well. I hope you are the same? Eduardo. I am quite well. Manuel. Your looks do not confirm the statement though. Eduardo. In health I am the same. Manuel. But not in mind. In you I 've read a strange perplexity. Eduardo. Well, yes, I have been worried some of late. Manuel. Forget the winter not, though summer 's here. Eduardo. What may you mean by that, dear Manuel? Manuel. From what I 've seen I think you are in love. Eduardo. In love! Manuel. Exactly so, but it 's not strange--Eduardo. I do not know about that now, it is: You never dreamed I 'd give the passion thought? Manuel. I 've had suspicions of the fact, --it 's sad. Eduardo. What, ah yes, so it is. Is all love sad? Come, tell me what you think about my case: Is all love fraught with thought and argument? You 've seen more of society than I, And so must have some knowledge of its charm. Give me advice and sympathy, --I need The latter most. Manuel. And so you love her then. Eduardo. She 's now the inspiration...show more

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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 77g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236676718
  • 9781236676719