By Edmond Rostand, Évelyne Amon
Cyrano de Bergerac est un mousquetaire, capitaine de l. a. compagnie des Cadets de Gascogne, malheureusement affublé d'un trop lengthy nez. Il aime en mystery sa cousine Roxane. Mais celle-ci lui demande de protéger un autre mousquetaire des Cadets de Gascogne, le beau Christian, dont elle est amoureuse. Cyrano, par amour pour elle et par amitié pour lui, accepte de favoriser leur liaison. Il va vivre son amour par procuration en aidant Christian à épouser Roxane, sur fond d''une épopée de cape et d'épée, en pleine guerre d'Espagne.
Rostand a signé avec cette comédie héroïque un chef-d'oeuvre de los angeles littérature universelle.
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I regret any consequences which have had a tendency to suspend the public amusement, but these consequences are not to be attributed to me. If I offend the public, or the Manager, or any person, inadvertently, I deem it an act of duty to make an ample apology; to solicit their forgiveness, and to require in sincerity, to be reinstated in their esteem. But Mr. Holman was aware that he had no right to an apology from me. I was the injured personand I hope I shall not forget myself so far, as to apologize where I have done no wrong.
H. expects his aid wherever Mr. H. shall take his company during the summer season, at the highest rate of salary Mr. H. gives his first class of Performers during that period. " If Mr. When a man enters into a written contract, he is not likely to omit the points most conducive to his advantage. I presume this reasoning will appear conclusive: and as it has always been my habit to reason before I affirm, considering that a man's affirmation has the best title to credit, inasmuch as it leans to the side of reason and probability, I now do most solemnly aver, that every assertion made by Mr.
Mr. " Mr. Holman then retired, after being struck with an apple or an orange, it is Page 11 not recollected which. Mr. Caldwell was then led out of the Theatre by his friends. In vain was every attempt on the part of the Manager and performers, to carry on the play. The indignation was universalbut no violence on the property had yet been committed. The ladies were requested to retire, which they immediately didand the uproar then became general. The audience (no longer auditors) commenced by breaking the Chandeliers and Lamps, tearing up the benches, and, in short, destroying everything but the scenery.
Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand, Évelyne Amon