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But now I see it is Do living hne,
By the power which hath broken
Speak to him who hath spoken,
She is silent, And in that silence I am more than answered.
My power extends no further. Prince of air! It rests with thee alone—command her voice.
Spirit—obey this sceptre!
She is not of our order, but belongs
Hear me, hear me— Astarte ! my beloved! speak to me:
I have so much endured—so much en Jure—-
PHANTOM OF ASTARTE.
...MANFRED. *::: Say on, say on— I live but in the sound—it is thy voice!
PHANTOM of ASTARTE.
Manfred! To-morrow ends thine earthly ills.
Yet one word more—am I forgiven?
PhantOM OF ASTARte. Farewell! MANFRED.
Say, shall we meet again?
PHANTOM OF ASTARTE. Farewell! MANFRED.
One word for mercy! Say, thou lovest me.
PHANTOM OF ASTARTE. Manfred!
(The Spirit of Asrants disappears.)
She's gone, and will not be recall'd; lier words will be fulfill’d. Return to the earth.
He is convulsed—This is to be a mortal,
And seek the things beyond mortality.
Yet, see, he mastereth himself, and makes
Hast thou further question
MANFREd. None. - NEMESIS.
Then for a time farewell.
We meet then! Where? On the earth?— Even as thou wilt; and for the grace accorded I now depart a debtor. Fare ye well I
(Scene closes. )
ENE OF ACT SECOND.
It wants but one till sunset, And promises a lovely twilight.
All, my lord, are ready ; Here is the key and casket.