The Carib Chief; A Tragedy In Five Acts by Horace Twiss

The Carib Chief; A Tragedy In Five Acts

byHorace Twiss

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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.1819 Excerpt: ... The outer gates? Kath. But two Omr. Ply them with drink: And drug their goblets with such sleepy herbs As best may lull the senses. Note my words, And fare thee well. Exit. Kath. Do but preserve my son, And to the last you shall command his mother! Exit. SCENE II. A grassy space; sunset over the sea. Enter Claudina, Marian, and French soldiers. Clau. How distant are we, soldiers, from your fort?--Sold. Scarce a short mile. Clau. It is a lovely sunset; The evening breeze from land blows healthfully Over my fever'd cheek; and as it cools The scented turf, a thousand odours breathe Freshly upon the sense. Sold. Aye, gentle lady, You'd little guess, to see these mossy tufts That spring so green, how few short summers. past, The ground we tread upon lay crimson'd deep, With human got'e! Clau. My soul grows chill within me! What place is this?: Sold, The field where, two years since, My lord Montalbert overthrew the English. Clau. Here then Trefusis met his fate f Sold. Even so: We sought his body, when the fight was over; But dust, and smearing wounds baffling out search, We made one general grave for all the slain, Where yonder little hillock swells. (He points to the spot, Clau. Good friend, Go slowly forward; I will follow straight. Mar. Madam, the path Clau. Is easy--I shall find it: I will but pause a moment--dearest Marian Nay, I entreat you, grant me this request. marian and Soldiers retire. Clau. Now, now, Trefusis, dear lost lord of all My bosom's tenderness! unchecked, unwitness'd, I may pour forth the gushing tears that choke me, And breathe unto thy memory my sighs Of grief, and love eternal. Trefusis enters, and looks around; but does not at first perceive Claudina. Tre. I have foil'd These hot-pursuing French; but my poor Carbal Remains their priso...

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Title:The Carib Chief; A Tragedy In Five ActsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:18 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.04 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217574718

ISBN - 13:9780217574716

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