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. 1887 Excerpt: ...But, this step taken, take no further step, Until the Duchess shall pronounce their worth. Here be our meeting-place; at night, its time: ...Read MoreThis 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. 1887 Excerpt: ...But, this step taken, take no further step, Until the Duchess shall pronounce their worth. Here be our meeting-place; at night, its time: Till when I humbly take the lady's leave! He withdraws. As the Duchess turns to Valence, the Courtiers interchange glances and come forward a little. 1st Court. So, this was their device! 2d Court. No bad device! 3d Court. You 'd say they love each other, Guibert's friend From Cleves, and she, the Duchess! Ath Court.--And moreover, That all Prince Berthold comes for, is to help Their loves! 5th Court. Pray, Guibert, what is next to do? Gui. advancing. I laid my office at the Duchess' foot--Others. And I--and I--and I! The D. I took them, sirs. Gui. Apart to Valence. And now, sir, I am simple knight again--Guibert, of the great ancient house, as yet That never bore affront; whate'er your birth, --As things stand now, I recognize yourself (If you 'll accept experience of some date) As like to be the leading man o' the time, Therefore as much above me now, as I Seemed above you this morning. Then, I offered To fight you: will you be as generous And now fight me? Vol. Ask when my life is mine! Gui. ('T is hers now! ) Clug. Apart to Valence, as Guibert turns from him. You, sir, have insulted me Grossly, --will grant me, too, the selfsame favor You 've granted him, just now, J make no question? Vol. I promise you, as him, sir. Clue/. Do you so? Handsomely said! I hold you to it, sir. You ll get me reinstated in my office As you will Guibert! The D. I would be alone! They begin to retire slowly; as Valence is about to follow--Alone, sir--only with my heart: you stay! Gau. You hear that? Ah, light breaks upon me! Cleves--It was at Cleves some man harangued us all--With great effect, --so those who listened said, My thoughts being bu...Read Less
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