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Marino Faliero, Doge of Venice: A Tragedy in Five Acts
Baron George Gordon Byron Byron
No preview available - 2016
Marino Faliero, Doge of Venice: A Tragedy, in Five Acts (Classic Reprint)
George Gordon Byron
No preview available - 2017
ANGIOLINA Antonio aught Avogadori BATTISTA bear behold BENINTENDE BERTRAM BERTUCCIO FALIERO blood brave breath cause chief CITIZEN Conspirators council crime DAGOLINO dared death deeds Doge of Venice Doge's doth doubt duty Exeunt Exit eyes fain faith farewell fathers feel foes forgive Forty gainst Genoese Giunta gondola Guards hath hear heart Heaven honour hour insult ISRAEL BERTUCCIO justice leave LIONI live lord MARIANNA Marino Faliero mercy Michel Steno ne'er nephew never night noble o'er offence pardon passions patrician pause peril Philip Calendaro PIETRO plebeian prince proud punishment rash ribaldry robes Saint Mark's Saracen senate sentence shame SIGNOR sires slave smote soul sovereign spare speak spirit strike sword thee thine things thou art thou hast thoughts throne traitor treason Treviso trust twas tyrants unto Venetian vile VINCENZO virtue whate'er words Would'st wrath wretch
Page 107 - Rear'd up from out the waters, scarce less strangely Than those more massy and mysterious giants Of architecture, those Titanian fabrics, Which point in Egypt's plains to times that have No other record. All is gentle : nought Stirs rudely ; but, congenial with the night, Whatever walks is gliding like a spirit.
Page 173 - Have made thee last and worst of peopled deserts ; Then in the last gasp of thine agony, Amidst thy many murders, think of mine! Thou den of drunkards with the blood of princes ! " Gehenna of the waters ! thou sea Sodom ! Thus I devote thee to the infernal gods ! Thee and thy serpent seed ! [Here the DOGE turns, and addresses the Executioner.