The Return of the Druses. a Blot in the 'Scutheon. Colombe's Birthday. Luria. a Soul's Tragedy

The Return of the Druses. a Blot in the 'Scutheon. Colombe's Birthday. Luria. a Soul's Tragedy

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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. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...enter VALENCE with paperr. Valenee. So must it be! I have examined these With scarce a palpitating heart---so calm, Keeping her image almost wholly off, Setting upon myself determined watch, Repelling to the uttermost his claims: And the result is--all men would pronounce And not I, only, the result to be--Berthold is heir; she has no shade of right To the distinction which divided us, 100 But, suffered to rule first, I know not why, Her rule connived at by those Kings and Popes, To serve some devil's-purpose, --now 'tis gained, Whate'er it was, the rule expires as well.--Valence, this rapture... selfish can it be? Eject it from your heart, her home!--It stays! Ah, the brave world that opens on us both!--Do my poor townsmen so esteem it? Cleves, --I need not your pale faces! This, reward For service done to you? Too horrible! I10 I never served you: 't was myself I served--Nay, served n0t--rather saved from punishment Which, had I failed you then, would plague me now. My life continues yours, and your life, mine. But if, to take God's gift, I swerve no step--Cleves! IfI breathe no prayer for it----if she, Footrtepr without. Colombe, that comes now, freely gives herself--Will Cleves require, that, turning thus to her, I... Enter Prince Baa-rnoto. Pardon, sir! I did not look for you Till night, i' the Hall; nor have as yet declared 120 My judgment to the lady. Berthold. So I hoped. Valenee. And yet I scarcely know why that should check The frank disclosure of it first to you---What her right seems, and what, in consequence, She will decide on. Berthold. That I need not ask. I/alenee. You need not: I have proved the lady's mind: And, justice being to do, dare act for her. Berthold. Doubtless she has a...
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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 200g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236874196
  • 9781236874191