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Sir, I will, And summon you my master instantly.
He goes out and re-enters with WILTSHIRE. PITT is assisted from the room.
Roll up that map. Twill not be needed now These ten years ! Realms, laws, peoples, dynasties, Are churning to a pulp within the maw Of empire-making Lust and personal Gain !
[Exeunt PITT, WILTSHIRE, and servant; and in a few minutes the carriage is heard driving off, and the scene closes.
PARIS. A STREET LEADING TO THE TUILERIES
It is night, and the dim oil lamps reveal a vast concourse of citizens of both sexes around the Palace gates and in the neighbouring thoroughfares.
SPIRIT OF THE YEARS (to the Spirit of Rumour)
Thou mayst descend and join this crowd awhile, And speak what things shall come into thy mouth.
ril harken f I wouldn't miss it for the groans of another Austerlitz !
The Spirit of Rumour enters on the scene in the disguise of a young foreigner.
SPIRIT (to a street-woman)
Lady, a late hour this to be afoot /