May Day, by George Chapman. Spanish Gipsy

May Day, by George Chapman. Spanish Gipsy

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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. 1816 edition. Excerpt: ...lord Fer. In vain, what is't? Eug. Be pleas'd to give me private audience; I will discover something shall advantage The noblest of this land. Fer. Well, I will hear thee; Bring in the girl. Exeunt the rest: Alvarez stays Lewis. Lew. Ought with me? what is't? I care not for thy company, old ruflian; Rascal, art impudent? Alv. To beg your service. Lew. Hang yourself! Alv. By your father's soul, sir, hear me. Lew. Dispatch. _ Alv. First, promise me that you will get reprieve For the-condemned man; and by my art, I'll make you master of what your heart on earth Can wish for, or desire. Lew. Thou ly'st, thou canst not. Alv. Try me. Lew. Do that, and then as I am noble, I will not only give thy friend his life, But royally reward thee, love thee ever. Alv. I take your word, what would you? Lew. If thou mock'st me, 'Twere better thou wert damn'd. Alv. Sir, I am resolute. Lew. Resolve me, then, whether the Count Al-varez, Who slew my father, be alive or dead? Alv. Is this the mighty matter? the count lives. Lew. How! Alv. The count lives. Lew. Oh fate! now tell me where, And be my better genius. Alv. I can do't; In Spain he lives; more, not far from Madrid, But in disguise much alter'd. Lew. Wonderful scholar! Miracle of artists! Alvarez living! And near Madrid too! now, for heav-en's sake, where? That's all, and I am thine. Alv. Walk off, my lord, To the next field, you shall know all. Lew. Apace, then! Exeunt. ( Scene changes to a Field, ALVAREZ and LEWIS re-enter.) I listen to thee With a greedy ear; the miserable and the fortunate Are alike in this, they cannot change their fate. Alv. Good, good! you would fain kill him and revenge Your father's death? Lew. I...show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236751396
  • 9781236751393