The Poetic and Dramatic Works of Robert Browning Volume 2

The Poetic and Dramatic Works of Robert Browning Volume 2

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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. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...chief adviser, I submit my claims, Givingpapers. But, this step taken, take no further step, Until the Duchess shall pronounce their worth. Here be our meeting-place; at night, its time: Till when I humbly take the lady's leave! He withdraws. As the Duchess turns to Valence, the Courtiers interchange glances and come forward a little. 1st Court. So, this was their device! 2d Court. No bad device! 3d Court. You'd say they love each other, Guibert's friend From Cleves, and she, the Duchess! 4ih Court.--And moreover, That all Prince Berthold comes for, is to help Their loves! 5th Court. Pray, Guibert, what is next to do? Gui. advancing. I laid my office at the Duchess' foot--Others. And I--and I--and I! The D. I took them, sirs. Gui. Apart to Valence. And now, sir, I am simple knight again--Guibert, of the great ancient house, as yet That never bore affront; whate'er your birth, --As things stand now, I recognize yourself (If you 'll accept experience of some date) As like to be the leading man o' the time, Therefore as much above me now, as I Seemed above you this morning. Then, I offered To fight you: will you be as generous And now fight me? Val. Ask when my life is mine! Gui. ('T is hers now! ) Clug. Apart to Valence, as Guibekt turns from, him. You, sir, have insulted me Grossly, --will grant me, too, the selfsame favor You've granted him, just now, I make no question? Val. I promise you, as him, sir. Clug. Do you so? Handsomely said! I hold you to it, sir. You 'll get me reinstated in my office As you will Guibert! The D. I would be alone I They begin to retire slowly; as Valence is about to follow--Alone, sir--only with my heart: you stay! Gau. You hear that? Ah, light breaks upon me! Cleves--It was at Cleves some man harangued us all--With...show more

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  • Paperback | 150 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 281g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236490258
  • 9781236490254