L'Aiglon

A Play in Six Acts

Author: Edmond Rostand (Edmond Eugène Alexis Rostand)
Published: 1900
Language: English
Wordcount: 35,914 / 133 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 74
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 725
Added to site: 2009.09.18
mnybks.net#: 25307
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Drama
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This, the only English edition published of the story of the great Napoleon's unfortunate son, was translated by Louis N. Parker.

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THE ATTACHÉ.

He's not so strictly guarded here at Baden.

METTERNICH.

Oh, here there's nought to fear. He's with his mother.

THE ATTACHÉ.

Well, sir?

METTERNICH.

What spy could have such interest In watching him? For any plot would trouble Her lovely calm.

THE ATTACHÉ.

Is not that calmness feigned? She cannot have a thought but for her eaglet!

MARIA LOUISA.

[Entering hurriedly.

My parrot!

THE ATTACHÉ.

[Starting.]

Eh?

MARIA LOUISA.

[To METTERNICH.]

Margharitina's flown!

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