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Cyrano de Bergerac (French text)

Comedie Heroique en Cinq Actes

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Author: Edmond Rostand (Edmond Eugène Alexis Rostand)
Published: 1897
Language: French
Wordcount: 33,457 / 124 pg
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 7,993
mnybks.net#: 6012
Genres: Drama, Humor, Romance
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Joueurs!

LE GARDE (derriere lui, lutinant toujours la femme): Un baiser!

LE BOURGEOIS (eloignant vivement son fils): Jour de Dieu! --Et penser que c'est dans une salle pareille Qu'on joua du Rotrou, mon fils.

LE JEUNE HOMME: Et du Corneille!

UNE BANDE DE PAGES (se tenant par la main, entre en farandole et chante): Tra la la la la la la la la la la lere. . .

LE PORTIER (severement aux pages): Les pages, pas de farce!. . .

PREMIER PAGE (avec une dignite blessee): Oh! Monsieur! ce soupcon!. . . (Vivement au deuxieme, des que le portier a tourne le dos): As-tu de la ficelle?

LE DEUXIEME: Avec un hamecon.

PREMIER PAGE: On pourra de la-haut pecher quelque perruque.

UN TIRE-LAINE (groupant autour de lui plusieurs hommes de mauvaise mine): Or ca, jeunes escrocs, venez qu'on vous eduque: Puis donc que vous volez pour la premiere fois. . .

DEUXIEME PAGE (criant a d'autres pages deja places aux galeries superieures): Hep! Avez-vous des sarbacanes?

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 3.5 from 2 reviews: ****
2011.04.04
Nina
*****

Read this and then read the equally good definitive English version translated by Brian hooker. oooh,lala! definately a 5 starrer.

2008.02.25
martine
**...

cool


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