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L'Aiglon   By: (1868-1918)

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L'AIGLON

A PLAY IN SIX ACTS

BY EDMOND ROSTAND

TRANSLATED BY

LOUIS N. PARKER

HARPER & BROTHERS

FRANKLIN SQUARE, NEW YORK

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Copyright 1900 By Robert Howard Russell

Printed in the United States of America

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THE PERSONS OF THE PLAY

The cast as presented by Maude Adams at the Knickerbocker Theatre, New York, October, 1900

THE DUKE OF REICHSTADT, son of Napoleon I. and the Archduchess Maria Louisa of Austria MAUDE ADAMS

FLAMBEAU, a veteran J. H. GILMOUR

PRINCE METTERNICH, Chancellor of Austria EDWIN ARDEN

COUNT PROKESCH PERCY LYNDALL

BARON FRIEDRICH VON GENTZ EUGENE JEPSON

THE ATTACHÉ OF THE FRENCH EMBASSY at the Austrian Court OSWALD YORK

THE TAILOR, a conspirator WILLIAM LEWERS

COUNT MAURICE DIETRICHSTEIN EDWARD LESTER

BARON VON OBENAUS R. PEYTON CARTER

THE EMPEROR FRANCIS OF AUSTRIA JOS. FRANCOEUR

MARSHAL MARMONT, Duke of Ragusa J. H. BENRIMO

COUNT SEDLINZKY, Prefect of the Austrian Police WILLIAM CROSBY

THE MARQUIS OF BOMBELLES, betrothed to Maria Louisa CLAYTON LEGGE

TIBURTIUS DE LOGET WILLIAM IRVING

LORD COWLEY, English Ambassador at the Austrian Court RIENZI DE CORDOVA

COUNT SANDOR EDWARD JACOBS

DOCTOR MALFATTI H. D. JAMES

GENERAL HARTMANN HERBERT CARR

CAPTAIN FORESTI JOHN S. ROBERTSON

AN AUSTRIAN SERGEANT LLOYD CARLETON

A COUNTRY DOCTOR FREDERICK SPENCER

HIS SON BYRON ONGLEY

THALBERG B. B. BELCHER

MONTENEGRO MORTON H. WELDON

THE CHAMBERLAIN CHARLES MARTIN

AN OFFICER OF THE NOBLE GUARD, the Emperor of Austria's Bodyguard HENRY P. DAVIS

THE MARQUIS OF OTRANTO, son of Fouche CHARLES HENDERSON

GOUBEAUX) (DON C. MERRIFIELD PIONNET ) Bonapartist (HENRY CLARKE MORCHAIN) conspirators (THOMAS H. ELWOOD GUIBERT ) (GEORGE KLEIN BOROWSKI) (FRANK GOODMAN

FIRST POLICE OFFICER RALPH YOERG

FIRST ARCHDUKE, a child WALTER BUTTERWORTH

SECOND ARCHDUKE, a child JOHN LEEMAN

MARIA LOUISA, second wife of Napoleon I., widow of Count Neipperg IDA WATERMAN

THE ARCHDUCHESS SOPHIA OF AUSTRIA SARAH CONVERSE

THERESA DE LOGET, sister of Tiburtius de Loget ELLIE COLLMER

THE COUNTESS NAPOLEONE CAMERATA, daughter of Napoleon's sister, Elisa Baciocchi SARAH PERRY

FANNY ELSSLER MARGARET GORDON

SCARAMPI, Mistress of the Robes FRANCIS COMSTOCK

MINA, a maid of honor EDITH SCOTT

AN ARCHDUCHESS, a child BEATRICE MORRISON

Princes , Princesses , Archdukes , Archduchesses , Maids of Honor , Officers , Noble Guard , Masks (Male and Female) , Crotian Peasants , Hungarian Peasant , Austrian Soldiers , Police Officers .

The period covered by the play is from 1830 to 1832.

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[Illustration: THE DUKE OF REICHSTADT

FROM THE PAINTING BY SIR THOMAS LAWRENCE]

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THE FIRST ACT

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L'AIGLON

THE FIRST ACT

At Baden, near Vienna, in 1830.

The drawing room of the villa occupied by MARIA LOUISA. The walls are painted al fresco in bright colors. The frieze is decorated with a design of sphinxes.

At the back, between two other windows, a window reaching to the ground and forming the entrance from the garden... Continue reading book >>




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