Mary Stuart

A Tragedy

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Published: 1801
Language: English
Wordcount: 36,084 / 128 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80
LoC Category: PT
Audiobook: librivox.org
Downloads: 988
mnybks.net#: 6141
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Drama, Poetry, Audiobook
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MARY.
Despatch is here the fashion. Is it meant
The murderer shall surprise me, like the judges?

PAULET.
Still entertain that thought and he will find you
Better prepared to meet your fate than they did.

MARY (after a pause).
Sir, nothing can surprise me which a court
Inspired by Burleigh's hate and Hatton's zeal,
Howe'er unjust, may venture to pronounce:
But I have yet to learn how far the queen
Will dare in execution of the sentence.

PAULET.
The sovereigns of England have no fear
But for their conscience and their parliament.
What justice hath decreed her fearless hand
Will execute before the assembled world.

SCENE III.

The same. MORTIMER enters, and without paying attention to the QUEEN, addresses PAULET.

MORTIMER.
Uncle, you're sought for.

[He retires in the same manner. The QUEEN remarks it, and turns towards PAULET, who is

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