The German Theatre, Tr. by B. Thompson

The German Theatre, Tr. by B. Thompson

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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. 1811 edition. Excerpt: ...long a separation.--Alas! Why must our meeting be embittered by so many sorrows;--But are you both perfectly convinced that my father is culpable? Enter Dupre. Dup.--( Without a hat, and in a kind of delirium.)--For Heaven's sake--Mr. Darlemont has just informed me--is it possible--the young Count Solar--Fra.--(Points to the Abbe.)--Here is the man who has preserved his life. Dup. O Heaven!--(Espies Theodore.)--There he is. I see him again.--(Theodore hastens towards him with open arms--Dupre starts back with horror.')--Alas! He thinks that he only beholds in me the servant who attended him in childhood. He knows not that 1 am unworthy of his favour--that I myself was instrumental in depriving him of his inheritance. Alme. You, Dupre? (The. after observing the signs of the Abbe, stands for an instant rooted to the spot, then walks away with a look of astonishment and anguish.) Dup. But he must also know my agony and penitence--he must allow me to die at his feet. Falls at Theodore's_/ee. Fra.--(Raises him.)--Compose yourself, and tel) us. Alme. He alone attended my father and the Count to Paris. Fra (To Dupre.)--This was about eight years ago. Dup. It was, Sir. On the very evening that we arrived, Mr. Darlemont ordered me to procure some beggar's rags, that we might clothe little Julius in them. Abbe. And in those rags he was brought to me. Dup. As soon as that was done, his uncle took him away in a hackney-coach, and returned alone some hours after. I was astonished, and pressed him to account for it, till he at length entrusted rue with his confidence, and told me he had now executed a project which he had devised long since, by leaving the young Count to his fate in the middle of Paris. Alme.--(In a Jimltering voice.)--Could my father be...show more

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  • Paperback | 74 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 150g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236500768
  • 9781236500762