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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. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...with a single thread of his purse. Ugone. Which being so, a fool with a filled pocket might win the fairest to wife, though a scoundrel and a fool. Miss Valdi accepts you? Giulio. Nay, but the Marquis will be the dried herring before me. Ugone, afterapause. Will you swear that this thing is true which you have told me? Giulio. 'Fore Heaven, sir, it is. Nay, I have heard rumours enough to confirm me in belief that they will be, ere long, married. Ugone. Your ears could not have cheated you? your eyes could not have fooled you? Giulio. Sir, the lady twice repeated her protestations of love. But beside, I have since seen her in the streets with the Marquis Arno.. You return to Milan soon? Refreshed with the lake breezes, I return to-morrow. But pardon me; 'tis three o'clock: I had promised to be with the Count ere this: needs must I break off, though very reluctantly. I had meant a longer visit, but was delayed in coming. Ugone. It has been long enough to make deities devils, and white black. Giulio. O, I hope we shall grow to regard one another with loftiest affection, notwithstanding the revelation, which need not affect you, sir, or me. Going. Ugone. Look you here, sir, Iwould fain have that tale of yours substantiated; I would fain have you.. nay, take your will.. fare you well. Giulio. O sir, we part in love.. and 'tis true, I assure you. Exit. Ugone. Nay, this is but the whisper of a fool Who reads all life awry.. And yet he told In clear firm words the abominable tale. He knows not of my love for Adelaide, But, meaning friendship, stumbles on offence.. Why bear this torture, when to question more Might solve all doubts? Moves towards the door. O, I will after him.. Enter MARINA. U gone. Marina! Mar. I have come...
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  • Paperback | 64 pages
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  • English
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