From Falconer to Sir Walter Scott

From Falconer to Sir Walter Scott

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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. 1845 edition. Excerpt: ... pistol is heard from the cave, and soon after, Enter Rosinberg, Valtomer, two Otlicers and Soldiers, almost at the some moment by di_fl'erent sides of the stage.) Ros. This way the sound did come. Valt. llow came ye, soldiers? heard ye that report? lst Sol. We heard it, and it seem'd to come from hence, Which made us this way hie. Res. A horrid fancy darts across my mind. (A groan heard from the cave.) (Ta Valt.) Ila! heard'st thou that? Vail. Methinks it is the groan ofone in pain. (A second groan.) (Paula. ) Ron. I-Ia! there again! Valt. From this cave's mouth, so dark and choakcd with weeds, It seems to come. Ros. I'll enter first. briers: lst Of. My lord, the way is tangled o'er with Hard by, a few short paces to the left, There is another month of easier access; I pass'd it even now. Ros. Then shew the way. Basn. discovered lying on the ground, vith his head raised a little upon a few stones and earth, the pistols lying oosule him, and blood upon his bN.llt. Enter Rosmnsna, Van-oxnn, and Overseas. Rosinberg, upon seeing Ba.il, stops short with horror, and remains motionless for some time. Valt. Great God of heaven I what a sight is this I (Rosinbeig runs to Basil, and sloops down. by his side.) R06. 0 Basil I O my friend.' what hast thou done.7 Bar. (covering his face with his hand.) Why art thou come.7 I thought to die in peace. Rot. Thou know'st me not--I am thy Rosinberg, Thy dearest, truest friend, thy loving kinsman! Thou dost not say to me, Why art thou come.7 Btu. Shame knows no kindred: I am fall'n, dis graced; My fame is gone, I cannot look upon thee. Ros. My Basil, noble spirit! talk not thus! The greatest mind untoward fate may prove: Thou art our generous, valiant leader still, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 610 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 31mm | 1,075g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236868366
  • 9781236868367