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SCENE m                  PART SECOND
MOORE That's good!    Is Paget anywhere about?
COLBORNE
He's at the front, Sir John.
MOORE
Remembrance to him!
Enter two surgeons.
Ah, doctors,you can scarcely mend up me. And yet I feel so toughI have feverish fears My dying will waste a long and tedious while; But not too long, I hope!
SURGEONS (after a hasty examination)
You must be borne In to your lodgings instantly, Sir John. Please strive to stand the motionif you can ; They will keep step, and bear you steadily.
MOORE Anything. . . . Surely fainter ebbs that fire ?
COLBORNE
Yes : we must be advancing everywhere : Colbert their General, too, they have lost, I learn.
They lift him by stretching their sashes under the blanket, and begin moving off.    A light waggon enters.
MOORE
Who's in that waggon ?
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