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1863 Excerpt: ...do lend Thee arrogance withal--Toff. Count --But,
t'return, Koxia doth report him captur'd, and Convey'd unto
Gehofen. Tutch. Either way, He's lost unto my cause. Leave me--thy
news Calls for immediate thought.--Leave me, I say Go to the lady
and make pliable Her proud, and haughty heart. Besiege her well
With thy most cunning rhet'ric--paint to her The danger,
threat'ning her longer resistance; Tell her that my desire is at
its height--Yet will I grant one sun more to debate, And then she
must be mine, or--Toff. O' Count--? Tutch. Hence, Fellow and do my
bidding. Toff. Ha Thrusts his hand into his bosom, but withdravf it
again empty. Aside. Not yet--not yet It is too soon.--Oh first for
thee, my child, Then Tutcherode, prepare Exit Toffh. Tutch. I yet
awhile. Must bear his insolence. He deems himself So vastly
interested in my cause With this proud beauty that he'll summon
e'en The very hell of his invention To make her yield in peace; and
then--well, then 'Tis easy matter to dispose of him, And give hell
back her due.--She once my wife--The priestly ceremonies acted
o'er, Then let them come; I, with the simple proof Will send them
back again--each laughing at Their gen'ral folly; for none will
e'er strike Against the wedded rights of Tutcherode. Enter Trebba,
disguised as a pilgrim. Hal Receding. Treb. Bowing to Tutcherode.
My humble greeting to you, noble sir And most illustrious Lord of
Tutcherode. Tutch. Who art thou, fellow? Coming forward. Treb.
Noble count, a man Who hath no other shelter but above Yon canopy,
no other dwelling-place But the deep forest, or the lonely cave,
Save when some gen'rous heart, with pity sway'd At his meek tale of
woe and suffering, Extends to him his hospitable hand, And bids him
rest awhile. Tutch. Who led thee hith...
|Country of origin:
Henry John Smith
||246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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