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Cyrano de Bergerac
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Cyrano de Bergerac
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  • A man approaching her too near might chance to get a bad chill at the heart!
  • Approach, young heroes, here!

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  • Noise of boots and swords is heard approaching.
  • CYRANO (making a sign to a drummer to approach): Not I. The hero that sleeps in Gascon blood is ever ready to awake in them.
  • THE CADET: The approach of danger is intoxicating!
  • Roxane, seeing her, signs to her to approach.
  • (A sound of stringed instruments approaching.
  • (Some cadets enter, trying to hide something they are carrying, and close round it to prevent Roxane approaching.

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as in: approached the city Define
to come near or nearer
as in: use the best approach Define
a way of doing something; or a rout that leads to a particular place
as in: approached her with the proposal Define
to speak with someone about something for the first time -- such as a proposal -- often something discussed in a delicate, tentative way
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