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despair
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Cyrano de Bergerac
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  • FIRST POET (despairingly, with his mouth full): What! leave the cakes?
  • CHRISTIAN (with despair): Eloquence!
  • LE BRET (coming back, despairingly): Here’s a fine coil!
  • ROXANE (moved deeply): Oh—I am in despair!
  • ROXANE (aloud, with despair): But this is horrible!
  • DE GUICHE (in despair): ’tis a post of mortal danger!
  • CYRANO (in despair. to Roxane): He’s gone!

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  • Don’t despair—help is on the way!
  • Don’t give in to despair.

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