L'Aiglon

L'Aiglon
A Play in Six Acts

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L'Aiglon by Edmond Rostand

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1900

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L'Aiglon
A Play in Six Acts

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This, the only English edition published of the story of the great Napoleon's unfortunate son, was translated by Louis N. Parker.

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THE ATTACHÉ.

He's not so strictly guarded here at Baden.

METTERNICH.

Oh, here there's nought to fear. He's with his mother.

THE ATTACHÉ.

Well, sir?

METTERNICH.

What spy could have such interest In watching him? For any plot would trouble Her lovely calm.

THE ATTACHÉ.

Is not that calmness feigned? She cannot have a thought but for her eaglet!

MARIA LOUISA.

[Entering hurriedly.

My parrot!

THE ATTACHÉ.

[Starting.]

Eh?

MARIA LOUISA.

[To METTERNICH.]

Margharitina's flown!

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