Tamerlane; A Tragedy in Five Acts Volume 10

Tamerlane; A Tragedy in Five Acts Volume 10

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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. 1808 edition. Excerpt: ... The list, I gave Into your grace's hand last night, declares My power and friends at full. To Northumberland. North. Be it your care, Good Sir John Gates, to see your friends appointed And ready for the occasion. Haste this instant, Lose not a moment's time. Sir J. G. I go, my lord. Exit Sir John Gates. North. Your grace's princely daughter, Lady Jane, Is she yet come to court? Suff. Not yet arriv'd, But with the soonest I expect her here. I know her duty to the dying king, Join'd with my strict commands to hasten hither, Will bring her on the wing. North. 'Beseech your grace, To speed another messenger to press her; For on her happy presence all our counsels Depend, and take their fate. Suff." Upon the instant Your grace shall be obey'd. I go to summon her. Exit Sutfolk. North. What trivial influences hold dominion O'er wise men's counsels, and the fate of empire! The greatest schemes that human wit can forge, Or bold ambition dares to put in practice, Depend upon our husbanding a moment, And the light lasting of a woman's will; She must be here, and lodg'd in Guilford's arms, Ere Edward dies, or all we've done is marr'd. Ha! Pembroke! that's a bar which thwarts my way? His fiery temper brooks not opposition, And must be met with soft and supple arts, Such as assuage the fierce, and bend the strong. Enter the Earl (c)/"pembroke. Good-morrow, noble Pembroke: we have staid The meeting of the council for your presence. Pem. For mine, my lord! you mock your servant sure, To say that I am wanted, where yourself, The great Alcides of our state, is present. Whatever dangers menace prince or people, Our great Northumberland is arm'd to meet them: The ablest head, and firmest heart you bear, Nur need a second in the glorious task; Equal.
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  • Paperback | 70 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236512863
  • 9781236512864