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Cyrano de Bergerac
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  • The curtain is composed of two tapestries which can be drawn aside.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • A tapestry begun.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • ROXANE: Open—read! (She comes back to her tapestry frame, folds it up, sorts her wools.) CYRANO (reading): 'Roxane, adieu! I soon must die! This very night, beloved; and I Feel my soul heavy with love untold.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • (She goes out.) CYRANO (turning to Roxane, who is still bending over her work): That tapestry! Beshrew me if my eyes Will ever see it finished! ROXANE: I was sure To hear that well-known jest! (A light breeze causes the leaves to fall.) CYRANO: The autumn leaves! ROXANE (lifting her head, and looking down the distant alley): Soft golden brown, like a Venetian's hair.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He never fails to come: beneath this tree They place his chair, if it be fine:—I wait, I broider;—the clock strikes;—at the last stroke I hear,—for now I never turn to look— Too sure to hear his cane tap down the steps; He seats himself:—with gentle raillery He mocks my tapestry that's never done; He tells me all the gossip of the week. . . (Le Bret appears on the steps): Why, here's Le Bret! (Le Bret descends): How goes it with our friend?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Roxane still works at her tapestry): Time has dimmed the tints. . . How harmonize them now?  (not reviewed by editor)

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