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The Countess of Salisbury: A Tragedy, as It Is Performed at the Theatres ...
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The Countess of Salisbury. a Tragedy. as It Is Performed at the Theatre ...
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afflićted againſt ALwin ARDolf aſk aſſail behold beſt boaſt boſom caſtle cauſe Ceaſe circumſtance cou’d counſels counteſs COUNTESS of SALISBURY diſtreſs e'er eaſe ELEANOR Enter Ess of SALISBURY Exit fair fear firſt Foreſt GREY guiſe haſt thou hath hear Heaven hence honeſt honour hour huſband inſtant KNIGHT Lady SALISBURY LERoches looſe Lord Raymond Lord SALISBURY Lord WILLIAM loſt MoRT MoRTON moſt muſt myſelf o'er paſſion pauſe preſent priſon purpoſe RAY Mon D RAY Mond reſcue reſt ſafe ſafety ſaid SAL1s BURY Saliſbury's ſame ſave ſaw ſay ſecret ſee ſeek ſeem ſeen ſhall ſhalt ſhame ſhe ſhou’d ſince ſlave ſleep ſmile ſome ſon ſoon ſorrow ſought ſoul ſound ſpeak ſtar ſteps ſtorm ſtory ſtrange ſtranger ſuch ſuit ſun ſure ſweet ſword tempeſt thee theſe thoſe thou art thou haſt truſt Twas wakeful eye whoſe wiſh wou'd Wou’d
Page 45 - It is most apt. I will, before he goes To her, explore each access to his heart ; Attack each avenue that leads to virtue ; Try every winning art that may assist The loose contagion : should he seize her beauties, Farewell remorse ; then dies the injured husband.
Page 55 - Nay, but inform me, I am over doubtful ; I would believe, I know— If what I now Behold be not a dream, you are my husband ? Lord Sat.
Page 25 - ... forth, Had not my friend's sage counsels interpos'd. By Ardolf sway'd, I veil'd me as thou seest ; And, with a sharer in the dark intent, Set forward on my way for Salisbury castle : A simple hind's low cottage, not far hence, Receiv'd us. Here, fast by the green wood side, Welodg'd; resolv'd, ourselves unknown, to prove What doubtful rumour only had proclaim'd.
Page 37 - Thee, daring as thou art, t" approach our castle. Lord Sal. To other regions, other climes with threats Like these, where proud oppression lords it : here The free-born subject knows not what it is To be in awe of arbitrary power. Ray. I will know what thou art. Lord Sal. Even what thou seest Am I ; a man not prompt to offer wrong, Yet of that frame, I brook not to behold A noble lady made the prey of ruffians. Ray. Intruder, bold as thou art officious, wherefore Should'st thou concern thee in this...
Page 27 - The merry- minded fair, exalts us oft, To make our fall the greater. Ray. Why this cold, This prudent maxim } Grey. Mark the wary falcon : Forward he shoots his piercing eye, and kens The quarry from afar ; — like his be thine. Perhaps, my lord, mine are but nicer fears, Wak'd in a heart o'er anxious of thy welfare :— Yet hath the younger of those strangers rais'd In me suspicions of alarming hue, Lest, underneath this honest guise, there lurk Some subtle mischief.
Page 2 - Strait to repair To Marlborough; where now, as fame reports, Our king resides, with all his peers ; and there To seek the Lord de Warren ; to what end This paper will, as I suppose, inform you— I was about to bear it to Lord Raymond. Grey. That care be mine. Henceforward it concerns Us near, our vigilance be doubly firm. [Exit Knt. \Rtads.~\ ' The Countess of Salisbury, to her illus' trious friend, the Lord de Warren.
Page 32 - ... suppliant eye. But say that for the present he forbore His earnest suit, say, shall to-morrow make Him happy ? or to-morrow's night, perchance ? Or — what shall be the bright succeeding day ? /.-••'..• Sal.
Page 69 - Take up thy sword again ; my fair revenge Disdains too cheap a conquest. Ray. 'Tis too much. Oh generous ! generous even to cruelty ! Some way I would repay thee — Oh, that I [Takes up his sicord.