The Works of Frederick Schiller, Early Dramas and Romances: The Robbers, Fiesco, Love and Intrigue, Demetrius, the Ghost-Seer, and the Sport of Destiny

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ANDREAS. It was my nephew only whom Genoa could not brook. My nephew is no more. Hear, Lomellino!

LOMEL. What, duke?--still?--do you still hope?-----

ANDREAS (sternly). And dost thou tremble for my life-- and mock me with the name of duke the while thou wouldst forbid me hope.

LOMEL. My gracious lord, a raging nation lies in Fiesco's scale; what counterpoise in yours?

ANDREAS (with dignity and animation). Heaven!

LOMEL. (shrugging up his shoulders). The times are past, my lord, when armies fought under the guidance of celestial leaders. Since gunpowder was invented, angels have ceased to fight.

ANDREAS. Wretch that thou art! Wouldst thou bereave an aged head of its support, its God! (In an earnest and commanding tone.) Go! Make it known through Genoa that Andreas Doria is still alive. Say that Andreas entreats the citizens, his children, not to drive him, in his old age, to dwell with foreigners, who ne'er would pardon the exalted state to which he raised his country. Say this--and farther say, Andreas begs but so much ground within his fatherland as may contain his bones.

LOMEL. I obey--but I despair of success. (Going.)

ANDREAS. Stay -- Take with thee this snowy lock--and say it was the last upon my head. Say that I plucked it on that night, when ungrateful Genoa tore itself from my heart.-- For fourscore years it hung upon my temples, and now has left my bald head, chilled with the winter of age. The lock is weak, but 'twill suffice to fasten the purple on that young usurper.-----

[Exit--LOMELLINO hastens into another street--Shouts are heard, with trumpets and drums.


SCENE XV.

VERRINA (coming from the harbour), BERTHA, and BOURGOGNINO.

VERRINA. What mean these shouts?

BOURG. They proclaim Fiesco duke.

BERTHA (to BOURGOGNINO, timidly). Scipio! My father's looks are dreadful-----

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