I never will, while of myself I’m master, let the divinity of tears—their beauty Be wedded to such common ugly grossness. Nothing more solemn than a tear—sublimer; And I would not by weeping turn to laughter The grave emotion that a tear engenders!
CYRANO (gravely): Very!
… (Changing his tone, gravely): I love.
At that word the very fiercest Spaniard of them all would gravely shut the carriage-door, and, with a gesture that a king might envy, make signal to his men to lower the muskets leveled at me;—then, with melancholy but withal very graceful dignity—his beaver held to the wind that the plumes might flutter bravely, he would bow low, saying to me, ’Pass on, Senorita!’
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Her smile disappeared as she suddenly realized the gravity of her situation.
It was the day of the funeral and she was in a grave mood.