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ACT SECOND SCENE I
THE DOCKYARD, GIBRALTAR
The Rock is seen rising behind the town and the Alameda Gardens, and the English fleet rides at anchor in the Bay, across which the 'Spanish shore from Algeciras to Carnero Point shuts in the West. Southward over the Strait is the African coast
SPIRIT OF THE YEARS
Our migratory Proskenion now presents An outlook on the storied Kalpe Rock, As preface to the vision of the Fleets Spanish and French, linked for fell purposings.
RECORDING ANGEL (reciting)
Their motions and man&uvres, since the fame Of Bonaparte $ enthronement at Milan Swept swift through Europe's dumbed communities, Have stretched the English mind to wide surmise. Many well-based alarms (which strange report Much aggravates) as to the pondered blow, Flutter the public pulse ; all points in turn— Malta, Brazil, Wales, Ireland, British Ind— Being held as feasible for force like theirs, Of lavish members and unrecking aim. " Where, where is Nelson ? " questions every tongue ;— " How views he so unparalleled a scheme ? "