Harold; A Drama

Paperback | February 5, 2012

byBaron Alfred Tennyson Tennyson

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1877. Excerpt: ... ACT V. SCENE I.--A' TENT ON A MOUND, FROM WHICH CAN BE SEEN THE FIELD OF SENLAC. Harold, sitting; by him standing Hugh Margot the Monk, Gurth, Leofwin. Harold. Refer my cause, my crown to Rome!... The wolf Mudded the brook, and predetermined all. Monk, Thou hast said thy say, and had my constant "No" For all but instant battle. I hear no more. Margot. Hear me again--for the last time. Arise, Scatter thy people home, descend the hill, Lay hands of full allegiance in thy Lord's And crave his mercy, for the Holy Father Hath given this realm of England to the Norman. Harold. Then for the last time, monk, I ask again When had the Lateran and the Holy Father To do with England's choice of her own king? Margot. Earl, the first Christian Cassar drew to the East To leave the Pope dominion in the West. He gave him all the kingdoms of the West. Harold. So!--did he?--Earl--I have a mind to play The William with thine eyesight and thy tongue. Earl--ay--thou art but a messenger of William. I am weary--go: make me not wroth with thee! Margot. Mock-king, I am the messenger of God, His Norman Daniel; Mene, Mene, Tekel! Is thy wrath Hell, that I should spare to cry, Yon heaven is wroth with theel Hear me again! Our Saints have moved the Church that moves the world, And all the Heavens and very God: they heard--They know King Edward's promise and thine--thine. Harold. Should they not know free England crowns herself? Not know that he nor I had power to promise? Not know that Edward cancell'd his own promise? And for my part therein--Back to that juggler, (rising) Tell him the Saints are nobler than he dreams, Tell him that God is nobler than the Saints, And tell him we stand arm'd on Senlac Hill, And bide the doom of God. Margot. Hear it thro' me. The realm for which thou a...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1877. Excerpt: ... ACT V. SCENE I.--A' TENT ON A MOUND, FROM WHICH CAN BE SEEN THE FIELD OF SENLAC. Harold, sitting; by him standing Hugh Margot ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:30 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.06 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217218431

ISBN - 13:9780217218436

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