Strafford, an Historical Tragedy

Strafford, an Historical Tragedy

By (author) 

List price: US$14.13

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks


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. 1837 edition. Excerpt: ...look for somediing of discomfiture Had the King trusted me so thoroughly And been so paid for it. HOLLAND. He'll keep at York: All will blow over: he'll return no worse--Humbled a little--thankful for a place Under as good a man--Oh, we'll dispense With seeing Strafford for a month or two! (Enter Strafford.) Queen. You here! STRAFFORD. The King sends for me, Madam. QUEEN. Sir... The King... STRAFFORD. An urgent matter that imports the King... (To Carlisle.) Why, Lucy, what's in agitation now That all this muttering and shrugging, see, Begins at me? They do not speak! CARLISLE. Oh welcome!.. And we are proud of you... all very proud To have you with us, Strafford.. you were brave At Durham.. You did well there.. Had you not Been stayed you might have.... we said, even now, Our last, last hope's in you! VANE. (To Carlisle.) The Queen would speak A word with you! STRAFFORD. (To Vane.) Will one of you vouchsafe To signify my presence to the King? SAVILE. An urgent matter? STRAFFORD. None that touches you Lord Savile! Say it were some treacherous, Sly, pitiful intriguing with the Scots--You would go free, at least! (Aside.) They half divine My purpose! (To the Queen.) Madam, shall I see the King? The service I would render much concerns His welfare. QUEEN. But his Majesty, my lord, May not be here, may... STRAFFORD. Its importance, then, Must plead excuse for this withdrawal, Madam--And for the grief it gives Lord Savile here. QUEEN. (Who has been conversing with Vane and Holland.) The King will see you, Sir. (To Carlisle.) Mark me: Pym's worst Is done by now--he has impeached the Earl, Or found the Earl too strong for him, by now; Let us not seem instructed! We should work No good to Strafford, but deform ourselves With shame in the world's eye! ( more

Product details

  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236487486
  • 9781236487483