What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
Act Drop Actors Actresses Adieu Admirable Adrienne Lecouvreur Bajazet bouquet bracelet Bravo Call-boy Cardinal Secretary casket charming Come'die Frangaise costume Count de Saxe courage Courland dare dear diamonds door dream Duch Duchess d'Aumont Duchy of Courland Enter Abbe Enter Adrienne Enter Maurice Enter Michonnet Enter Prince Enter Servant everything Exeunt eyes face fear flowers fortune gentlemen give green-room hear heart Heavens hero honour husband Hush jealousy King of Poland lady laugh leave letter madam Mademoiselle Duclos Mademoiselle Jouvenot Mademoiselle Lecouvreur Maurice de Saxe Mdlle Mirepoix Mittau Moustache never night perhaps play poor powder Prin Prince and Abbe prompter Quin Quinault recite recognised rival Sancerre secret seems silence sixty thousand livres socie'taire speak SPIRIT GUM stage supper sure tell thank theatre thought to-morrow to-night told trembling true villa voice waiting young
Page 55 - What was that voice ? Hush, hush ! I must appear on the stage. What a splendid audience ! how numerous — how brilliant ! how my movements are watched by every glance : they are kind — very kind — very kind, to love me in this way.
Page 56 - No, no, I shall not live ; every effort is in vain. I feel life ebbing away. Do not quit me, Maurice, I can see you now, but I shall not be able to see you much longer. Hold my hand ; you will not much longer feel its pressure. There, there, you will remember me, will you not?
Page 9 - Francois Morgan de Vinsenne ( " Vinsenne," for so he spelled his name,) was an officer in the service of the King of France, and serving in Canada probably as early as 1720, in the regiment ".de Carignan.
Page 53 - I must not sufler the day to pass without telling her that I could not accept her gifts — that I did not love her — that my heart belonged to you — to you only, sweet Adrienne. Judge of my astonishment, when, during the interview that followed your performance, after I had uttered the words,
Page 55 - A i < in . (c.) Hush, hush ! who is that ? Some one enters his box, sits near him — she hides her face — but I know her — no earthly obstacle could prevent me from knowing that face : Maurice is speaking to her— he does not look at me any more — not any more.