Adrienne Lecouvreur: A Play, in Five Acts

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S. French, 1883 - Promptbooks - 56 pages
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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.
Page 43 - ... —That, unfortunately, I do not know — but — I hope to learn. She was actuated, it seems, by a fit of jealousy. But I must tell my story to the Prince, who Is equally at home in chemistry and in scandal.

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