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Love and Intrigue

A Tragedy

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Language: English
Wordcount: 35,824 / 111 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82.8
LoC Category: PT
Downloads: 1,129
Added to site: 2006.10.26
mnybks.net#: 15051
Genre: Drama
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d. I renounce him for this life! But then, mother--then when the bounds of separation are removed--when the hated distinctions of rank no longer part us--when men will be only men--I shall bring nothing with me save my innocence! Yet often has my father told me that at the Almighty's coming riches and titles will be worthless; and that hearts alone will be beyond all price. Oh! then shall I be rich! There, tears will be reckoned for triumphs, and purity of soul be preferred to an illustrious ancestry. Then, then, mother, shall I be noble! In what will he then be superior to the girl of his heart?

MRS. MILLER (starts from her seat). Louisa! the baron! He is jumping over the fence! Where shall I hide myself?

LOUISA (begins to tremble). Oh! do not leave me, mother!

MRS MILLER. Mercy! What a figure I am. I am quite ashamed! I cannot let his lordship see me in this state!

[Exit.


SCENE IV.

LOUISA--FERDINAND. (He flies towards her--she falls back into her chair, pale an

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