Modern British Drama

Modern British Drama

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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. 1811 edition. Excerpt: ...transcends a friend'sjust right. A generous deed! ah godlike goodness! Vi ms, . The king rvgill pardon him. Wake each high note Of praise, and gratitude, teach Edgar's name To Harewood's furthest echo. 0 my sov'reign! What words can speak my thanks---Ld. Nay, check these trans rts, ' Lest, ifI see thee thus, m sou forget Its milder purpose. I wil leave thee, lady; Yet first my lips must press this gentle hand, And breathe one soft sigh of no common fervour. Now on, my lords--Fzur wonder of thy sex, Adieu. VVe' ll straight unto our realm of Mercia. Yet first, as was ourpuipose, through this forest, We'll chace the nimble roebuck; may the sport More please us, than we hope. Earl Athelwold, Thou too must join our train. Follow us straight. Ereunl EDGAR, 1!;-c. Atliel. I do, my liege. Elfrida, I have much For th lov'd ear, aml have but one farewell ' To tel it ull--And yet---E1/I Ah loiter not, It may enrage. Farewell. Be sure, take heed I come not in your talk; avoid ev'n thinking; Check ev'n the sighs of absence. Haste, my earl, O haste thee, as thou lov' st thy constant wife. Erit Arum. ORGAR, ELFRIDA, Cl-ionus. Org. Thy constant wife! ah, stain of all thy race, Degen'rate girl! Henceforth be Orgardeem'd Of soft, and dove-like tem er, who could see A child of his stoop to sue vile abasement, And yet forborejust wrath; forbore to draw That blood she had defil'd from her mean veins. But sure thou art not mine; some elve or faye Did spirit away my babe, and by curst charms Thee in her cradle plac'd. Nay hang not on me. Dry, dry thy tears, they've done their office am-ply. Edgar has plrdon'd him. No, by my earldom! I cannot think of majest thus mean _...show more

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  • Paperback | 430 pages
  • 188.98 x 246.13 x 22.1mm | 766.57g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236840399
  • 9781236840394