Maria Stuart; Ein Trauerspiel

Maria Stuart; Ein Trauerspiel

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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. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ... the severity of his punishment (Act V.). 978. Urtelfpvnrt); compare llrtel, /. 245. 980. tuft', so all the earliest editions, ntfte being rare weak form for rief. But the present ruft gives equally good sense. 981. uii'ifehuut, indecision, a trait which (whether real or assumed) Elizabeth often showed at critical times, to the alarm and cost of her ministers. Hence nttfcvc yimljt, our timidity; that is, our hesitation, based on this trait of the queen. 987. The mention of Tichburn here is striking. Though executed with Babington (/. 645), he gave no testimony against Mary. Mellish (Translation) has "Ballard." He was a young priest from Rheims, who co-operated with Savage (Intr., 12). But see note, /. 652. 1066. Me (c)Btter is in classical phrase, reminding of the Roman Lares et Penates. 1069. ben (c)tob. The breaking of a staff, symbolical of the deathpenalty. Note the concluding rhyme, as at end of Scene 7, and hereafter. The harsh traits of Paulet's character now appear in better light. The full extent of Mary's peril, and the nature of the designs against her life, are now disclosed. She passes for a time from the scene, not appearing at all in the next Act; but already she has the deep sympathy of the spectator, and all that concerns her fate will be followed with the keenest interest. On the other hand the character of Elizabeth, in advance of her appearance, has been already projected in darkest colors. The exposition, excepting only the undue length of Scene 6, has been full of dramatic interest. ACT II., SCENE i. The time of action is the morning following the first Act. Kent describes to Davison a spectacle which had just taken place, typical of the Duke of Anjou's suit for Elizabeth's hand. (Se
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