The Revenge

A Tragedy, in Five Acts

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Author: Edward Young
Published: 1814
Language: English
Wordcount: 15,686 / 54 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 87.8
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 580
Added to site: 2009.12.12
mnybks.net#: 26004
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Drama

This tragedy is the dramatic master-piece of it's valuable author, but at first was not so successful as Busiris and his other plays. Though similar, in some degree, to the story of Shakspeare's Othello, the motives for resentment in Zanga are of a more noble and consistent nature, and the credulous object of his deadly hatred more excusable and more pitied in yielding to it's subtlety.There is great scope for talent in the character of Zanga; but the whining nonsense of Alonzo and Carlos would tire in any hands.

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ACT THE SECOND.

SCENE I. THE SAME.

Enter Don Manuel and Zanga.

Zan. If this be true, I cannot blame your pain For wretched Carlos; 'tis but humane in you. But when arriv'd your dismal news?

Man. This hour.

Zan. What, not a vessel sav'd?

Man. All, all, the storm Devour'd; and now o'er his late envy'd fortune The dolphins bound, and wat'ry mountains roar, Triumphant in his ruin.

Zan. Is Alvarez Determin'd to deny his daughter to him. That treasure was on shore; must that too join The common wreck?

Man. Alvarez pleads, indeed, That Leonora's heart is disinclin'd, And pleads that only; so it was this morning, When he coucurr'd: the tempest broke the match; And sunk his favour, when it sunk the gold. The love of gold is double in his heart; The vice of age, and of Alvarez too.

Zan. How does don Carlos bear it?

Man. Like a man Wh

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