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Count Alarcos

A Tragedy

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Author: Benjamin D'israeli (Earl of Beaconsfield, K.G.)
Published: 1839
Language: English
Wordcount: 22,650 / 71 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 96.4
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 635 2225
Genre: Drama

he Prince departs. 'Tis not the first Among her suitors

I:2:69 ALAR. Your good uncle lives -- Nunez de Leon?

I:2:70 LEON. To my cost, Alarcos; He owes me much.

I:2:71 SIDO. Some promises his heir Would wish fulfilled.

I:2:72 COUN. In Gascony, they said, Navarre had sought her hand.

I:2:73 LEON. He loitered here But could not pluck the fruit: it was too high. Sidonia threw him in a tilt one day. The Infanta has her fancies; unhorsed knights Count not among them.

[Enter a CHAMBERLAIN who whispers COUNT ALARCOS.]

I:2:74 ALAR. Urgent, and me alone Will commune with! A Page! Kind guests, your pardon, I'll find you here anon. My Florimonde, Our friends will not desert you, like your spouse.




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