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Cyrano de Bergerac
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  • Would fain marry Roxane to a certain sorry fellow, one Monsieur de Valvert, a viscount—and—accommodating!
  • CHRISTIAN (who is watching and listening, starts on hearing this name): The Viscount!
  • De Guiche, the viscount, the marquises, have all disappeared behind the curtain to take their places on the benches placed on the stage.
  • THE VISCOUNT DE VALVERT (shrugging his shoulders): Swaggerer!
  • THE VISCOUNT (laughing): Ha!
  • … THE VISCOUNT: What do you mean?
  • DE GUICHE (trying to draw away the dismayed viscount): Come away, Viscount!
  • DE GUICHE (trying to draw away the dismayed viscount): Come away, Viscount!
  • THE VISCOUNT (choking with rage): Hear his arrogance!
  • THE VISCOUNT: Base scoundrel!
  • CYRANO (taking off his hat, and bowing as if the viscount had introduced himself): Ah?
  • THE VISCOUNT (who was going away, turns back): What on earth is the fellow saying now?
  • … THE VISCOUNT: What ails you?
  • THE VISCOUNT (drawing his sword): Good!
  • THE VISCOUNT (contemptuously): Poet!
  • THE VISCOUNT (stamping): Oh!
  • THE VISCOUNT: What may that be, an if you please?
  • The viscount’s friends hold him up and bear him away.
  • LE BRET: Montfleury first, the bourgeois, then De Guiche, The Viscount, Baro, the Academy….
  • THE VISCOUNT: But, Sir….
  • THE VISCOUNT: A ballade?
  • … THE VISCOUNT: No one?
  • A marquis (watching De Guiche, who comes down from Roxane’s box, and crosses the pit surrounded by obsequious noblemen, among them the Viscount de Valvert): He pays a fine court, your De Guiche!
  • ) THE VISCOUNT (angrily): Buffoon!
  • (The viscount staggers.

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  • It took him a little while, as my father had not bothered to mention the majority of the baron’s titles such as the Viscount of Montrone and Lord of Trelliston.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind

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