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Scene, an Apartment.
(Goes into the chamber and returns.
Can on the sky-roof?d mountain find repose,
If here, you come
Thy look is desolation, but thy touch A withering blast to nature. . Mont.
Why I come,
Bri. I do conjure you, as you are a man,
* Very woman to the last.
Oh, for mercy's sake! Mont. No struggling, 'tis in vain. Thy chamber,
lady? This way.
Bri. Is there no help? Help! murder ! help Oh, Valletort! where art thou ? Murder ! help
(As he is forcing her into the chamber, URANE
enters.) Bri. Kind heav'n, I thank thee: this is thy o'er
Almar and Valletort afterwards enter.The remainder of this piece is very imperfect. Montano dies; and Valletort and Brianthe are re-united. It was not without reason that the author complained of the difficulty he experienced in constructing a dramatic fable. It is, however, worthy of remark, that within four years from the date of this piece, The Curfew was produced.
THE END OF THE FRAGMENT.