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Cross where thou seest a broad and beaten way, Which running eastward leads thee to the camp. Instant demand admittance to Lord Douglas. Shew him these jewels which his brother wore. Thy look, thy voice, will make him feel the truth, Which I by certain proof will soon confirm.
Doug. I yield me, and obey : but yet my heart Bleeds at this parting. Something bids me stay, And guard a mother's life. Oft have I read Of wond'rous deeds by one bold arm achieved. Our foes are two; no more: let me go forth, And see if any shield can guard Glenalvon.
Lady Rand. If thou regard'st thy mother, or
Thy father's mem'ry, think of this no more.
Sustain'tl my life when thy brave father fell.
The God of battles of my life dispose
Too well I love that valour which I warn.
And as high Heaven hath will'd it, all must be. [ They are about to separate.
Gaze not on me, thou wilt mistake the path;
[ Just as they are separating, enter from the Wood Lord Randolph and Glenalvon. Lord Rand. Not in her presence.
[Exeunt, at different sides, Douglas and Lady Randolph.
Glen. I'm prepared.
Lord Rand. No; I command thee stay.
[Exit Lord Randolph. [glenalvon makes some steps to the same
side of the stage, listens and speaks. Glen. Demons of death, come, settle on my
And to a double slaughter guide it home!
[Lord Randolph behind the scenes.
Glen. Now is the time. [Running out.
Enter Lady Randolph at the opposite side of the stage, faint and breathless.
Lady Rand. Lord Randolph, hear me; all shall
be thine own: But spare! Oh spare my son!
Enter Douglas, with a sword in each hand.
Doug. My mother's voice!
Lady Rand. He lives, he lives!
Doug. It was Glenalvon.
Lady Rand. Behind thee! Ah, thou'rt wounded! O my child, How pale thou look'st! And shall I lose thee now?
Doug. Do not despair: I feel a little faintness; I hope it will not last. [Leans upon his sword.
Lady Rand. There is no hope!
And we must part! the hand of death is on thee! O my beloved child! O Douglas, Douglas!
[DOUGLAS growing more and more faint. Doug. Too soon we part; I have not long been
O destiny! hardly thou deal'st with me:
end like this?
Doug. O had I fall'n as my brave fathers fell, Turning with effort great the tide of battle! Like them I should have smiled and welcom'd
But thus to perish by a villain's hand!
Lady Sand. Hear, justice ! hear ! stretch thine
avenging arm. [douglas ,/«/&.
Doug. Unknown I die; no tongue shall speak
Some noble spirits, judging by themselves,