Complete Works of Robert Browning 2: With Variant Readings by Robert Browning

By Robert Browning

Ebook can have a variety of typos, lacking textual content, photographs, or index. buyers can obtain a unfastened scanned replica of the unique e-book (without typos) from the writer. 1898. now not illustrated. Excerpt: ... THE go back OF THE DRUSES A TRAGEDY 1843 individuals The Grand-Master's Prefect. The Patriarch's Nuncio. The Republic's Admiral. Loys De Dreux, Knight-Novice. Initiated Druses -- Djabal, Khalil, Anael, Maani, Karshook, Raghib, Ayoob, and others. Uninitiated Druses. Prefect's shield. Nuncio's Attendants. Admiral's strength. Time, 14-- position -- An Islet of the Southern Sporades, colonized by way of Druses of Lebanon, and garrisoned through the Knights- Hospitallers of Rhodes. Scene -- A corridor within the Prefect's Palace. ACT I input stealthily Karshook, Raghib, Ayoob and different initiated Druses, each one as he enters taking out a gown that conceals his exact black vest and white turban; then, as giving a free to exultation, -- Karshook. The moon is carried off in red hearth: Day breaks eventually! holiday glory, with the day, On Djabal's dread incarnate secret Now able to resume its pristine form Of Hakeem, because the Khalif vanished erst In what appeared dying to uninstructed eyes, On crimson Mokattam's verge -- our Founder's flesh, As he resumes our Founder's functionality! Raghib. -- loss of life Sweep to the Christian Prefect that enslaved see you later us unhappy Druse exiles o'er the ocean! 10 Ayoob. such a lot pleasure be thine, O Mother-mount! Thy brood Returns to thee, no outcasts as we left, yet hence -- yet therefore! in the back of, our Prefect's corse; prior to, a presence just like the morning -- thine, Absolute Djabal overdue, -- God Hakeem now That day breaks! Karshook. Off then, with conceal finally! As from our kinds this hateful clothing we strip, Lose each tongue its glozing accessory too, Discard each one limb the ignoble gesture! Cry, 'T is the Druse kingdom, warders on our Mount 20 Of the world's mystery, because the start of time, -- No kindred slips, no offsets from thy inventory, No spawn of Christians are we, Prefect, we Who upward push . . . Ayoob. Who sh...

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We would not-no, we would not give that up! HAMPDEN And one name shallbe dearer than all names. When children,yet unborn, are taught that name After their fathers’,-taught what matchless man . . PYM . . Saved England? Whatif Wentworth’s should be still That name? RUDYARD A N D OTHERS We have just said it, Pym! His death Saves her! Wesaid it-there’s no way beside! I’ll do God’s bidding, Pym! They struck down Joab And purged the land. VANE N ostriking-down! villanous RUDYARD No, a calm vengeance: let the whole land rise And shout for it.

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