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Don Carlos

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Published: 1787
Language: English
Wordcount: 47,548 / 168 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86.5
LoC Category: PT
Downloads: 1,083
Added to site: 2006.10.27 15064
Genre: Drama

ight maddening months, Roderigo; think of this!
This fire has seethed and raged within my breast!
A thousand, thousand times, the dread confession
Has mounted to my lips, yet evermore
Shrunk, like a craven, back upon my heart.
O Roderigo! for a few brief moments
Alone with her!


Ah! and your father, prince!

Unhappy me! Remind me not of him.
Tell me of all the torturing pangs of conscience,
But speak not, I implore you, of my father!

Then do you hate your father?


No, oh, no!
I do not hate my father; but the fear
That guilty creatures feel,--a shuddering dread,--
Comes o'er me ever at that terrible name.
Am I to blame, if slavish nurture crushed
Love's tender germ within my youthful heart?
Six years I'd numbered, ere the fearful man,
They told me was my father, met mine eyes.
One morning 'twas, when



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