The Lawyers

The Lawyers

by August Wilhelm Iffland

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The Lawyers - A drama, in five acts is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of 1799.
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ISBN-13: 9783337394783
Publisher: Bod Third Party Titles
Publication date: 01/26/2019
Pages: 118
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.28(d)

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17 Gern. I know nothing but justice, that will not admit of any by-road. And if I were capable of such a sacrifice, whither would it lead me? It would lead me to see you, Selling's wife, and to laugh at me. Fred. Must I break with all the world, because our hearts beat in unison? Am I criminal to listen to Selling's nonsense, because he is the only man through whom I can act upon. my brother ? Gern. Then I may iely upon you? Fra/i Undoubtedly. Gern. Pledge me your hand! Fred. With all my heart! Gern. Thus love will not forsake me, when I shall fall a victim to my duty. Fred. I know no deceit, and follow the dictates of my heart. Gern. In the name of heaven then I go to discharge my duty; it rewards and strengthens. Good bye, Frederica! One more word, you are good; but are you resolute? Fred. I am indeed! Gern. Your brother has plans about you, in which I am most certainly set down for nought. Frederica, Frederica, let him drive me hence, but not from you! Fred. He shall not, he cannot. And no man can render me inconstant to you, but yourself. Gern. Then you are mine, and I am easy. Fred. And owe no grudge to my brother? Gern. Frederica, I am an honest man. Fred. Whom the purest love shall reward, as far as love can reward ! Gern. Adieu, dear Frederica! Fred. Adieu, Gernau! Exeunt by opposite doors ACT JL SCENE I. A room in the Privy Counsellor''s, furnished'in the modern stile Reiss Man, Lewis.. " Lew. I shall have the honour to let the Privy Counsellor know, that the Aulic Counsellor Reissman waits. (Steps into a closet, out of which the Privy Counsellor immediately comes, and Lewis sometime after.) Reiss. I fly to congratulate you on your well-merited elevation. P. Coun. I thankyou with all my heart. I sha...

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