The Shaughraun

The Shaughraun

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The Shaughraun [promptbook 1]
Boucicault, Dion, 1820-1890
Wallack's Theatre
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Promptbook containing the printed script with handwritten notes and markings. Handwriting may be from four different people. Some notes appear to be in Boucicault's handwriting. Wallack's Theatre was where the first production of The Shaughraun was staged; the exact source of the printed play remains unidentified.
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"This is the original prompt copy of Wallack's Theatre (1874). Please take the greatest care of it"--Cover.

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Promptbook containing the printed script with handwritten notes and markings. Handwriting may be from four different people. Some notes appear to be in Boucicault's handwriting. Wallack's Theatre was where the first production of The Shaughraun was staged; the exact source of the printed play remains unidentified.
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Dion Boucicault theatre collection.
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, Scene ..uil-f-biJ!l .J'hrc O'Nl'J!_LE. T!t!. stage 1s a ym(l in I te rear of tltc cotta The aail]/ 1t'lll OW l8 seen (i'iCIIlfJ l6 au(hence. L. H. Do01.-r::: u. '"3 E. 111 rc urn Of colUigc. Tltc 1uu!s o.f S"uir-a-mrwe Cast c cover a bohl aetac tecl 'heaafanc tlte 1wff c7istance. The .Atlantic oom11fs lte ptctme. Sm set. CL \IRE FFj)LLIOTT is at u rn at a c1wrn. R. H. Mm ie uon inede tfg aa Olaire. Phoo how ann !I ache [ sin[tS} .1-e-t )h ?.."'./1'. Where are you gom::r my pretty mrud, I'm goinoa milking, sir, she saitl Jlrs. 0'1[. [lw.liuq ""' r1( 1ti"lm] Sure, ?t1iss, tuat is too haril work enti.rcly for the llkes of yon Claire. Go on, now, O'Kelly, and mind you.r own busiues D'ye think I'm not equal to rualdng the butter come. J1 rs. O'll. It's yourself can make tl1e butter orne. You have ouly got to look at the milk, nncl tl1c, hntt r will rise. But oh who's this com up the clifl'. It Cm't b n. u,,.a-Ft;l.) Claire. 'Ti one of th officers from Ballyragget. ]Irs. O'K. Run in quirk before be ees you' nnu I'll take the ehmn. Qlaire. I I'll stop IYbere I nm. If he Wl the Lord T"i>utcuaut him:tlf l'J nol tir, or take a turk out of m:. gown. Go tell tbe .'!Irs. O'Jl. Antl i that tlie way you will recnve the quality oit: .h'PF-k ae. 0/crire. 'Then wTm i" ;\'Oll.l' fortune my pretty maid, (he is stoppiup; to reconnoitre) What is you.r fortune my pretty maid1 (here he J [Biii!['J face is m:v fortune ,;ir, he said." Tberl''. iw lie in any Wtly, nud a. mighty !mlall income I've got. )lOLlXEL"X. fy oud .,-,irl( Clnire. ::>ir to yuu. ake;; 11le for the darry maid. ltfol. Is thl pL'lll(' c. lJ ::i illalicg! 01ltire ... :o. lt called 'hoolabeg.




1Jfol. Eeg pardon ; your Irish names are so unpro nounceable. You see I am au Englishman. Glai1e. I remarked your misfortune; poor crlltUl'e, you couldn't help it. Mol. I do not regard it as a misfortune. Claire. Got accustomed to it, I suppose. Were you born so 'l Mot. Is your mi tress at home 'l Graire. )Jy mistres 'l Oh! 'tis Miss O'Neal you mane 'I Mol. Delicious delicious! Will you take her my Olaire. I'm afeurd the butther would spoil if I lave it now. Iol, Vl'bat is yom pretty name 1 lair(!. Ch1ire! what's yours Mo :Y> Now, Claire, I'll give you a crown if you will carry my n:uue to your mistress. Claire Will you take my place at the clnun while I goV ][ol. How do you wol'lc the infernal tlling '/'/(' J' Jo o{' GTalre. Tnke houlc.l me, an' I'll how you. f:he takes the lwurllt' of the <:lmrn her; they wmk togctltel'l Tl1ere, il-lleautiful-you were intendetl for a dairy-maid. /e. Nol. I know ad dry-maid that was intended for mn. Claire. That spee h only wanted a tustL of:'Jc bro 10 to be worthy of an Iri hmau. "' Mol. [kissi1111 her] I'm perfcrr. lain. [startin!f al{'(tyj Wl1at are yr. doing 'I Mol. Tasting the brogue! ...,t{)p, my dc:u; you forget tbe crown I promi,cd you-here it is. (lw lwncls her tltc money),:.. Don't hide your blushes. '!'hey become you. Claire Never fear 111 be even "id yer honor, yet.( Don t' let the btttther spoil, now, while I'm ,gone (going) 'That's name, again l 1Iulligmbs d' Mol No! )Iolineux. Claire. I ax your 1:1rdon! Yon ee I'm Irish, and them Englllih names :ue so unpronounceable r c.ritl elf .Jiol [chttruin!l., l"fli'Clt J SJ.e is as fresh a one of her own pat o butter. If tlw mil'tre.s he as weet as the ruaiu, I h.:1ll not 1egret tanonetl in the wilderne s. lJcuc d hard work thi.-milk pump There is a traug-e re6nmncnt ahout .that Tri,]l girl. \Vhen I say _traug i I am no for I haYe never done the agricultUl ; r ha\e gi'a.duatecl in


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milk-maids; but this 'One must be the cream of the dairy. Confmmd I feel like a Chinese ;t U1;:!f _,. Enter ARTE O'NEAL front the house, follow,._., CLAIRii: ATte. What can he want? Why, Clme! whatis he doing 1 ClairP, I have not the slightest idea./( t; cy hJ Arte ar1Panccs] cC. .J .Arte. .fol. [ Oh, a thousand pardons I just was a-amusing my8elf. I am--a-very fond of machinery, aml so [llowtl Miss O'Neale, I presume.A"I'fe. [introltiicing 0/ai?cl My cousin, l'lfi c'laire Ffolliott. Jfol. Miss Ffolliott! really, I took her for a-Lasiclc] Oh, Lonl! wltnt have I done'? Al't(. [aside[ Clair(' has been at some mischief here o:aire. [a8icl!! to ,lfoliiii'11X] Dpn't hide your blushes, A 11\'tlltu) thcyiJccome you. Mol. [a11ide] vare A h (1;1. Arte. I you come to tell me how fcim be of ome service to you. Mol. I Lave just arrived witll a dctachm nt of our regimNtt at Bnllyrngp; t. 'rhe Government recciv <1 in formation that a schooner carrying a distiugtti hcu Fenian hero wa,-J hovering around the coa8t, to lnnlllter yms-cngt'rl:! iu this o a gunboat ha been cnt round to the e wtttcrs, and we are under orders to co-operate with her. Deuced bore, not to ay ridicnJon.. There u no founda'ti()n for tho scare; but we fintl our:;elves quartered here without any r omre Arfe. I I cannot extend to you the hospi-tali ties of uil-a-beg: au unmarrieu is unable to play the f'e) Mol. Btlt you own the fine. t hooting in the we t of l:!eland-thP mountain:> nre full of grouse auu the stream about here arc alive with .almon Claire. The woulcl leave to Rport over yottr dom:dn. "h II I 'pare yon the hnurili. tion of con that ;)"Oil ar I!Ot iu your OWil houe1 X' much k.: ); tly of ymu own. manor Do flee that min "\OilUlr. l1, 'ti. the :ulmiration of the tmvder, and the favorite tnuy of paiuter'1 "ho come from 'far :.n.d ueu to coJlY it. It a the home of my .fore fathen once, when tl1ey kept open house for the friend,




the poor, or the stranger. Tl1e mortgagee has put up a gate now, so vi!!itor:; l>ay sixpence ahead to admire :f. .l the pluce, and their gnide points across to this cabin <""' ''here the remains of the ould family," two lonely girls, live, God knows how You ask -her leave to kill /i 6 //u. game on aml Keim-an-Eigh. to /i L ,,.., cll+il !J i ui9w sJd t1mminf1 i' Do you ee that saln>"'l"' mon 'l it was snared last uig-ht iu the Pool-a-Brikein, by Conn the Shaughrawn. He killed tho e grouse at daylight, on the side of That's our daily food, and we owe it to a poncher. li:. Mol. You have to suffer bit erly, indeed, for age of family imprudence, and the Iri h extra>agance of your ancestor!! .Artc Ye!l, sir; tl1e extravagance of tl1eir love for their country, and the imprudence of their fidelity to their faith .Mol. BLtt surely you cannot be without !lorue relative 'I Olaire I hav a urother, the heir to tl.Ji,, estate. Mol. Is he abroad Olaire Yes; he is a con vi t, working out his senttncc in Australia. Mol. Oh, I beg pardon. I did not know. ['!'o .. :hte] Have you 110 relntives .A.rte. Yes, I am the affiuncetl wife of her brother. Mol. [ Rc;llly, ladies, I ha>e to offer you a thou and apologieK .A1te. I do not a"C:f'pt one; it carrh insult to the man Ilove. u= ery .orry we have not the power to grant you a which you sec we do not enjoy ...;> 6,,) X}( Kine. Hollon !-i. there n dy nt home? tifi) .Arte. Here come. a ."eutlcruan wito can obli.:-e yotl. x_ j. Kim H Uno-one of von! Don't ye hear me. Briu.,et, "onn, come nnd lwnld my pony. ae.Mol. '''110 b thi tentori n gentleman Ol.tire. :\Ir. orrr Kinchel -one who ha trimmed his fortune with 'prudence, and hi.i> conscience itb economy 6,


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I Ente1 CORRY KINCHELA.7e.3.-Kinc. Wbere the divil i. evrybody 'I Oh, there yur are! I had to stable my own hoTse! Oh! my sarvice to yon, sir-I believe I've tl1e honor of addressing k .P .6 :LI!olineax. I'm jnst back from Dublin, and thoudlt I'.L ,;top on my to teltyou that the court has decreed. the ;;ale of 1 h1 ltudher foreclosure, ani! in two J'Oll will han to tlun ont .Artc. In two then, even lhi'l poor will be ken f1om us Jiiuc. I'm afeard tlle rightful owner will want to see the worth of his money !-bttt, never fear, two hand some girls, like yourselves, will not be lou,. wanting a shelter or a welcome-Ell, .' llo I ho! It \Yill be pick and choose for them anywhere, I'm 1.hh1ldug: .Jl[ol. [a itlt] 'fhi!i f

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f /U, --.J Jv 'f...J hJ:_ too. nre, I don't wnnt to be too hard upon you. To be snre, the sale of this place will never cover my mortgage on it. It will come to me every acre of it. [tiims to Arte] Bedatl1 tlle law ought til thl'Ow your own sweet self in as a make-weight to square my account. [she ( turns away,.. lie to Olairaj See now, there's your brother, Robert Ffolliott! goin' to rot over there in AustraJia; and here, in a few weeks, you both will be without a roof it elf over your l1eacls. Now, isn't it a cruel thing euti.rely to let thi:s go on; wlJCn, if that girl would only say the word, I'd her Mrs. and Iv'e got a hoult of the car of our county member, slmre he'll g t. Robert the rnn o' the colonya free a a. fish in a pond he'll over there.-Anu top now, [to A1te] you >;hall scull ]aim a thou and pouuus that I'll give _;rou on our wcduiug day. Arte. l'd.ratl:or shrvc with Roht'rt Ffolliott in n jail than T'ii own the Coamty, if I'd to you 1.t a mortgage on it. "/> n.-QC, -e, 7C'. J(iuc D'yc tlnnk tl1e l1o cuns w11at D<'Come of"you "' or who 0\1 ns yon 1-not a lwpoth! How many leiters have you luul from Lim for the lu'lt your past f Art(. Alas! not. one. Kine Not I knew tlutt, for I have tltcm all safe ltnllcr lock k.ty at home. Laloucl] 'eo Ut:tt! not one thought-not a from him!11111 here am I d11.y in tlte week like a llt your door. His too lJnrd on me entire!. -I've snnet foe churning 1} hiuu my back to 1 ttiu me in .) ottr ltcatt. tw:;s Enft'l" F. TilER Doni \ !in the housur 16::.\ Claire, mr dear, will rou 11':1YC IIIC aw1.tle .Uhll(' Hf/1?!"' Mr. Kiuchela; he want to know r;"tt: truth f1 tt llim-eJf> )._ Claire. And ion ran'tin ult "him iu the pre,ence of ""'(l n1lies \l'tt" A rfe mul Claire] e Fatlu:r !J TJ1e f.ttlwr of .) om..t .Ffvlliott hequeathetl t o y o u auu to me tho c of hi.s inLmt 11.. H ven )


forgive me if I grew so fond of my darling charge I kept no watch over yon, my partner, i.n the trust. Yenr after year you dipped the e tate-with your sl1am improvements and f::t18e accounts-you reduced the rent to impoverish the income, so it might not suffice to pay the interest on the mortgage.. Kine. Go 0111 sir-tl1is is mighty fine-go on-I wish I __. 'X'.r 1--o <(; had a witnes bye I'd ruake you pay for there any more 'I JJ. T11erP i You hope to buy tl1e lad's in heritance for an old song when it is sold. Thus yon fulfill the trust confided to you by your benefactor his poor father-who e hand you helcl when he expireu in my arm Thus yon haYe kept your oatl1 to the dead oC.Ki11c. w oultl not t V<'ry acre of it have escheated to the Crown a the of a convicted felon -only I saved it for llis family by getting young Ffolliott to make it over before tho out nee wn pronom1 I'd upon him'/ 1 I l<'ctl111r D. Yes, to mal it OYOt' tn yon in bust r the o two gil'lii!, his :

Fatl1er D-: It is true ; l:iut that truth is locked in my soul and Heaven kef'"[>S tl1e h PcrYo4.1 Jlft...Kinc. V cry well, sir-then out of 'Ehat house the e girls shall tmn homeless; and beggars Father]). Not homeless \Yhile I have a roof over me; not I thank God, who t,rivc s me the cmst to share mth tltem. [E.rit into 7101181'.] o&.>J!-. Kine. How could he know I Lad any l1and in bringing young FfolHott to the dock? Who could have turned tail on me I "'J C.. r :Y -LJ-'de.-lst!t!eH.] /iJ .J. ,. l!iiatJ1. Whisbt, .7() <" o<:6.Kine. "\\no's there-U/-() Ye. sir; I saw your coppaleen bey:mt under the hed, and I knew JOlll'iiclf was in it; I'>o great new!; entirely for Jon, uews ennglt to burst a l>nd6et I Kine. 1 ou are alwa,vr; fiuuin a marc';:. ne;t. l'reech. I've found one now wid a egg in it. ]fine. \\Tell, out wit It it. Beeoh. Tht>rc was a 1rc on RathgaiTon Heau In t night, you know wJ,at that n1anes lOne. A !'\ignal to ome at ea. that the coast is clear all(l to rnn in to laud hi. cnrp,o. f;Frch. Di,-il a ke_'!; wa landt>!l from tl111.t ship, b:trrin only one man tlut w:\ JHlt. :bore; not a hoy was on the trand to meet the hunt, 11m a car, nor a skip o hnrrr off the tlri,lw;;; o.1c cratlue and that was Con the hauglnuwn; 'twas him:<' If that th ignal; twa. him tliat ! Kiln. Well, did yon find out who it Leeel, Iny be I didn t in l)ehind the bushe beaille tl1e path :v. v up tlw di 'They p. cl to me, t.ll,in' low ut I b nrd his >oice and f saw the man as plain as I see ou now.




Kine. Saw whom 'I Beech. Robert Ffolliott.:r. ) Kine. Robert Ffolliott 1 -l'ieeclt. 'Twas himself, I tell ye. Kine. You are sure 'I l"Jeech. Am I sure -d'ye think I can mist(lke the face that tumed upon me in the coort when they sentenced him on my eYidence, or the voice that said: 11 If there's justice in Heaven you and I will meet again on this of the grave, tl1en,'' ses be, "have yer sowl ready." And the look he :fixed on me shrivelled up me sowl inside like a boiled cockle that ye might 11ick out with a pea .Am l sure I wish I was as sure of Heaven! 4Kinc. He ha.-; escaped from the penal ettlement, a y that' it; and where would he go to straight, but here into the trap baited wid the girl he loves? o(;J:ecclt. There'll be a Jlrice offered for him, sir, and your lonor will put it my way to airu an honest penny. W ouldu't tlcy hang him thil:! tiwe f Egom, I'd be 4caceable if he Wall only out o the way for good. Llinc. Li ten t > me. D'.ro know what took m to ubliu I brard that the Quren haclresolvctl to mleutie the }'euiau pri onen, m1der cntP1u L,;clt. alive! l'm a c 1 1 1t 1. Kr1u. 1 aw tho Chi f 'ectc t r y. llc mi took my fear for hope. lt i true, se h l'w e.:s:1>ecting every day to get the de p me? C. 4- / Kine. He is a fugitive convie1 cant we deal with him. Leet:h. If hi: own people rom1d here get to know he wa among rhem1 wJJ_v1 a live coal in a keg of gun powdther would uot give you an idaya of the County ligo. Kine. I know it. Hi..,.h and low, they love .himar mud1 a thy hat me--bad Ctc to tl1em !_A', f h ./JecJ ije in hidin' Bring me the news to Ballyrag et M mwl1ile. I'll tl1ink what's beet to be done. lle oft quic I l :.rit Leeel Bobert FfoU:iett here ture on l'm ruined wi4 foot. I'll haTe


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all Connanght and the Coort o' Chancery on me back. Leech is right-'tis life or deat, h with me and him. Well, it shall be life with eale, and death to him that parts us. [exit] 1r:. 3. .G "' SCENE II. .. The IJeviVs .. Jowl. .A cleft on tlte ?'ocks in the sea coast. Enter ROBERT FFOLLIOTT. af:. Robert. It must be past the hour when Conn promised to return. How often he and I have climbed thc.



I thought at first you were a common srolor. Perhaps you are acquainted with Miss Ffolliott R bert. Yes, but we have not met for some time. I thought you reieiTed to Arte-I mean Mi ss O'Neale. ]Jol 011! sl1e is cha.rming of course, .. t Miss Ffolliott is an angel. SJ1e has so occupied my thoughts that I 1ost my way; in fact, in tead of going straight home I have evidently been 1evolving in an orbit :round that house, by a kind of attraction of which she is the centl:e. Robert. But surely, you admired Miss 0'Nea1e Y Mol. Oh! sl1e well enough; bright ,little thing! but beside Claire FfolliottRobert. I prefer the heauty of O'Neale. Jfol. I don't admil'e your taste. Robert. Wen, let us drink to each of them. ]Jol. Witll pleasure if you can supply the opportunity. [Robert pulls out ltis }/ask, autl }ills the ctp] Ah! I see you are provided. Allow me to present myself, Major Molineux, of the Forty-1ffllt. Here's to Miss Claire Ffolliott. Robert. Here's to Arto O'Neale. [they c1rink] ]Jol. I beg pardon; I did not catch your name Robert. I did uot me i nit--r c pause] ltlol Tbi liquot is IU 1 whis);:y I perceive. Robert. Do you fin an 'thing mong about it Mo'. "othing wbat er! [he offTsliis cu1J to be .filled ar1ain] but it rtmind. me of a dttty I have to p rform. 'Ve have order11 to capture a very dangerou. person who will be or ha be n landed on tlti coa t lntely, and as these rock' are ju t tJ1e kind of place where he might find refua-e. Robert ot at all unlikely. I'll keep a look out for him. lllol. I propose to revisit tl1is spot with a i.Ie of men Here's your beulth. Robert ir, accept my regards. Here's good luck to you. Mol. Good ulti'>'tle ltcard is that .. .7LJ Rebert. It i o. ring at tl1e bell."' A friend of mine is waiting for me on the cliff abo>e us. Mol. Oh. I beg })ardon. Farewell. [g ilrq.] /i'. Rvbnt. 'top. You might not fure well if you aseended that 1 ath alone .Jfol. Whv not t .lloNrt. Because my friend is at the top of it, and if he


-------saw you coming out alone-( m:i11e] he would think I had been caug the Shaugbrawn might poach the Mol. Well, be met me, what then '1 Roberl. You see, the poor fellow is mad on one point. He can't bear the ight of one color, and that's red. Hjs mother was frightened by a mad bull, ltnd the minute Conn sees a bit of scarlet, sttclJ, for example, as your coat there, the b11ll breaks out iu him, and he s you over the cliff. o by yourleave r ''b: ii s!!ffll-J'ifu. 'l._s 'J [Exit, followul by Maliueuz.[n. Scene eTta ll!J 1Q SCENE / The of Father Dclan's cottage. Nir}lu. Lighted 1finlWtt>. Eutn Maya There I Now I have spamelled tho cow and fed the pig, my undo will uo reao herc.l Hasn't he got a home of his on M1s. O'K. The she been i. his homo wlten he'; not in jail. His father died o'

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Mrs. 01K. Conn never did an honest day's work in his life, bnt dhrinkin, and :fi.shin, and shootin, and spoort 'ing, and love makin. Moya. Sure that's how the quality pass their lives. ltfr,s. 0' K. That's it. A poor man that sports the soul of a gentleman is called a blackguard. Oon. [eutc;ing.] Somebody is about me. 1lfoya. Conn! /(.f.&.J h JuA..u,,. Oon. l\Iy darlin, was tlte motlter ma1an little me. Don't believe a word that comes out of her. She's jealou dh""il a haperth else. chnkin wid it this minute, jut beknsc she "ees my anns about JO. She's as proud of me as an ould hen that's got a duck for a h cJ;t1icken. .Honld yer wlri lot now, wipe your mouth, and tJ..'J gi me a kiss. llbs. 0'}[. fem1'mftlll!/ Oh, Conn, what have you been nfther. The po1i!ol were in my cabin to-day about you. They say yon stole, qnire Poley's horse. Con. Stole his horst' Sure the baste is safe aud sound in his paddock tlris minute Muya. But he sar" 11tole it for tho ; the way of it. I was stnnding by ould g

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/ the thief o' the world. Ita a I uel, where are you takin nie to, as she went tlu-ougb the bunting field, and laid me beside the mast her o' the hounds -Squire Foley himself. He turned the color of his leather breeches. Mother o' Moses! es l1e1 is that Conn, the Shaughrawn, 77"U.( ,...on mare. Bad luck to me, ses I, it's no one else. You stole my horse, ses the ru l it was your horse stole me, fV .Moya. What did he say to that 'I Con. I couldn t stop to l1ear-for just then we t6ok a stone wall and double ditch togethel' -and he topped behind to keep an engagement l1e l1at.l in the ditch. _.JI,s. O'K. You will get a month in jail for this. Con. Well! it was worth it. {.t r "Y ]fl's. O'K. what brings yon here--don't you know, Father Dolan hn forl1illden yon the house. Cou. 'l'he Lord bles. him-1 know it well--but I've a(;. brought som whl,FH' to-1tigltt tlmt will get me ab olution. l''\"e l ft the Jadie at Suil-a-\J('g, but they will bring it up W,r to share fair wid his r v renee. Nrn. O'K. Whn t is at all 'I 011. Go down mother, and see, and when you see it, kape your tODl,'Ul' bcttme your teeth, if one o' your sex can. .drs. O'K. W but yo11're the quare mortil. "/. Moya. Oh, Conn, I'm afeard my uncl won't FATTIER DOLAY1 i11side1 calls !OYA ..he'. calling to me/ li3. e.J.I J .,.. {;J/ f Go11. Go in, uml tell hid't. I'm ,.;tTmtvagin outside, 'till he',; ;:.oft; now J>ut on yonr r;weere:t Iii', darlin'. Jloya. Never fenr; stue he doe he always tellin' me my heart i-; too near my month. Co11 Ah! 1 hope nobody will the dis tance but me, my jewel [To u 7 o-o--Co_-, CE


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Father D. What keeps Moya, so long outside. Moya.l Enter MOYA with tea-things, n.. H. door. .Moya. Yes, uncle; here's you tay. I was waiting for the ket,Je to boil. Father J). I thought I heard voices outsi. See, now, }Ioya, tl1at Conn, will be yoru-ruin-\\llat make:; you so fond of the rogue9 11loya. All the butins I got for him when I waa child, an' tbe hard words ou gave me Father JJ. Has OIH! good qutlity undh>r w ifheha 1 I'll forgiH' !ir,l. -..II. Moya. He )IH"I:s 1 i Father JJ. Lo\ l"! Uh. t ha word cover;; more sin than charity. J think I hetu it rainin', .Ioya, nnd I would not k cpa dog out in srtch a night. Moya. Oh! LBhe lauylts behind his back] 1/'at!tcr IJ. You may let him stand out o' the wet; [110YA beckons in Cox. J Enter 7i:.J a;, ,.....,...,eli. but don't let him open his mouth.-Gi o' tay, ;. Moya.; I hope jt will Le strourrer tJmn the last [after yauae] :Z.Well, hel ence""""[ 4 s 'loy' j'Mf tar f''V 1 into it BOJM tchisloJ out

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/. fess to a couple o' throut-sure the salmon is out o' sayson. [He pulls ottt two trout from his bag, and gives them to MoYA1 1vho t.alces them,] Jl Father]), And don't you go pouching the grouse on the hlllside 2 Conn. I do-divil a lie in it. [pnlls outj(ntt..glouse] FatTier]). D'ye know where all this leads to 'I Conn. Well, along wid the grouse, I'll go to .PQt: [ Moya laugh s and removes the game aud }ish.] R .J );(_ l'ather JJ. Bless m e Moya! this tay is very strong, :mtl bas a curiou s ta tc. 0mw May be the wather i s to blame in regard o' bein' smoked. l atller JJ. And it smells of whisky Conn. It's not the tny ye mel! ir; it' me.(i) F ather lJ. '!'hat remind:; mei(didn' t you give me a promise 1a t Aister a blc -ed promise made on your two knees that you would lave oft' tlriuk Conn. I did, llarl'in only on thil)lblel'tll u.

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thimble, and they couldn;t get it but they got me full first. Fa D. An, Conn, I'm afeard liquor is not the worst of yolli' doings. \\" e lost sight of you lately for more than six months. In what j11il did you pass that time W Oonn. I was on me tlnuvels. Conu. Robnd the world. See, sir, afther Masther Robert was tack and they sint him away, the heart seemed to go out o' me intirely. I'd stand by the say and look o>er it au' ec the ships sailin' away to where he may be, till tbe lmqing grew too big for my body1 an' one night I jumpctl into the coast-guard boat, stuck u p the sail, alHI went to say-dc>rx. <(;' Father lJ. Blcl's the boy I You didn't thlnkyoucould <,1 get to Au tmlia in a ,;kifr'l Cowt. I t -fp,. tho owl 8' 88 I tl1e cptoin n. I ,t th,. r rjr1i I p'ored gp ltim1 aBtl o By I Q:hl it Ill! ;tl ,..1 v-l!E>B Ncl iH !hey put mQ l n:t .. itx 1t Ht blflBcJ": te MelseJiasthci llobert and hy ( c r J ')IJ I Htws:S lMM r t ., ]ten he laid eye on me, he t m Dl.!ck, a obbed an clnng r chlldrc to0ether. What


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/5 brings you here 'I ses he. To bring you back wid me, ses I. That's impo s sibl e s e s he, I'm watched. So is the salmon in l}lenamo y ses I, I get 'em out. So's the grouse on Keem an-Eigh but I poach them ; and now I've come to poach you, s I; and I did it.f"m) tJ / Enter RoBERT FFOLLIOTT1 with and ARTE. Father D. Is this truth you are telling me W y o u found him! Conn. [ Sefzing Moya and stopping her mouth as she was about to tttter a cry, on seeing llobe1tj Safe, and in fine condition. Fathe 1 D. Escaped, and free; tell meConn. Oh! e g orn. t m t .-t Jli'Uk for Limself now. Robert. Fatlt<'l Do1bn. Fatltel' D. Robet t l m qarlin g boy. Ob, doy l -do I hold you t{) m.v l1eart a g ain. l!o embraces lti!!.!l._ Conn. [asitle to Moya] The1 e's no o y l'oo :-[?11es her] .... /! n '(j a .fk Moya. Conn! oe1lnve! .!h. 'tu.t Q .I h ... ;L /l'a /r ;,-u,..l .A1te. He Im be u hiding on the sen-sbore among tlio rocks for n whole day nnu two nigl1t fl rt c.11 Claire. All alone, with sea-w ed for llli J J/ -e.--""" .u Moyo. Oh! If I'd only known that Conn. And nothing to eat but a piece of tobnc o ac. a cockle. Arte. And he would not stop nt ui-la-berr to taste a morsel until l1e would com over here to e!' you. Father D Com net!. t fire. Moroz hurry, now, and -" '/. .... p on 1et.1o1e 4 (' jw'it;' k] I cannot offer you u f wine, nor warm your '\lel-"""'-lJ come'with n rrla of 1i uor. I have not got n hottle in the horu: C011n pu ou. !tis bottle and puts it Oil the r., i J,;.at 111Hhi8! .ow lilt M.OnBil lmC? O fi?b. f 1/teyform a group rowul the fire] RlJberf. We may than"k poor Conn, contrived my e cape, I made my wa. aero .!' to _____ C1aire. But how diu you c.' cape, ConrCT Conn. Oh! a.y mi -they turned me out .Arle Turned you out 1 C01111. .As if I '\lOr a lrtrny cat. Very we11, ees I, Bally Yullig:m is my pari h1 1m a pauper send me or me board wage where J nm. o1 se they, weve Iriah enough here already. Then, sen<1 me back to Sligo, aee l-aUd they did. ,. )


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Clai1e. They might well take you for a. cat, for you always to fall on your legs. Father D. I can't get over my surprise, to see my blessed child by my side. t>Now, we'll all drink his health.1_ll.) Conn. Which thlmole am I to Father D The tailor's, you renrobat re yon ready, girls W Now, t.hen, ftltejace o.f Leech ars at the tvin-c1ow] here's his health and long life to hlm heaven keep watch over:-_ cr() A cc.4-< oi.. rt?ltiR g/fw: hTol!'T!fpointJJ.,.tO the winclow ook look there r LeeiiJI c1isappears-tTicy tul'll] """'Y4 .. Claire. What was it 'I ...... -.thte. How pale you are. Robect. The faceI saw the face-there, at the wm dow-the same I saw when I was in the dock. Claire. Ah, Robert, you dream I Robert. The police:py-Harvey Duff-the mllll that denounced me. 'Twas his white face the gla s, yonder-glming at me. [exit O:!W]...COlt, can v / it be a vi ion I '1r. fl; .1hte. It was I you are weak, cover your strength. /1'<:'"frc 'L I ..! '/. ..... rn. 4 t:ft.6-< Mo!Ja. It wasn't a face, butane pty stoma t.;ct-/-l_ /;. Robert. It my heart a turn. You must be ri"'ht. 1 I d z_ It was a ui ord r of my bruin -it must 1 .. have been so. ( Father D. The night is very dark. Re-enter CoNN. T-e: .J.6 Well' Fatllt'T TJ. I thought Ro. Come now-refresh yourself...-Coun. [crsidel there wa somebody there l h Moya. How d'w know; did you see him' Com1. No, but I left Tntthers outside .Moya. Your dog! whv di



I I.. .2 Arte. I am afraid your arrival was expected by the autlwritie ; they are on the wnt d1. Robert. I kDow they are I I have bad a chat with I them on the suuject-and a very nice fellow the 1 ity seemed to be, and a great admi:rer of my rt'bel ktcr there! Claire. h !C Robert. He and l'VCI ug at the Coot's Claire. How dme the fellow tall ul)(ntt me! Robert. Look at l1er! all u blaze Iler fute i the color ofhls coat. Claire. I never E



an hour, but my dut.y, sir, is imperative; a eonviot, escaped from penal Rervitnde, has landed on this coast, and 1 am charged with bis capture. [Xtno solc1jnp ap'11' ut qpjuiotP) Enter CLAim: and .A:RTE-:77. .J. G, Miss Ffolliott, I am sorry to be obliged to perform so painful a\ duty iu your presence, and in yours, !Iiss Arte O'Neal, Claire. Especially, sir, when the man you seek is my brotl1er .Atte. And my affianced husband. Mol. Believe me.J I would exchange p!aces with him, if I could. k!no-?oU __,..,. [Bnter "'-rrqermt] .IC, .7: Se1geant [salutingl Please, sir, there's a mad dog1 10, a sittin at the back door, ns ha bit four of the men awful. Conn. Tatthers wa.s obliged to perform a painful juty. Olahe. Call off your dog, Cou11; op n t11e back door, Moya. [E.rit Co. N rmd .MoYA.]n>.J.4i. Mol. Your assurtmc give m hop that we have been misled. h /e ..IJL .Arte. The house is very small, sir; hero a bedroom;-let your men search it. Re-euter MOYA, Co

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Z, Wh() ga\ r e me the offis how to trap _youn g Ffolliotl ? 1\ho w a s i t picked out Andy Donov a n no' s ent him in irons across th e say? laving his young wife in a madhouse. Kine. Hnsh, not so loud I J(.r -t/-o-le, '?-., D'ye remember the curse of Bridget Madigan, when her only boy was found guilty on my evidence? Take your share of that! nod give me some of what I've airned I Kine. Yon want a sbare of my e tune I L eech. A share of our fortnu e Kine Every penny l possess is inested in this estate. J f Robert Ffolliott returns home a free man, I conld not hold more of it than would stick t6 my brogues when I was kicked out. Listen to this letter that I found here to-night waiting for me. It is from London r e ad .) On Her Majesty's service. The Home Office. In reply to yon1 enquiries concerning Robe1t Ffolliott. tmdergoing penal servitnd(),! I om directed by his Lord hip to inform you that Her Mlljosty beeu pleased to extend n full pardon to the Fenian 11risoners. Leech. Pardoned I I'm a corpse I Kine: (ReadsJ But as Rol>l..'rl Jo'folliott hn effected his cscttpe pard on will not extend to him, he reconstitute him n pT!Soner. LePeh. Oh Lord I >

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Father D. Yon pea k nokint)., and unjn tly. H e acted with a gentle forbearun<'e, and a respect for my character and our sorr9w, 1 cannot forget. Claire Nor can I Father D. It made a deep on my heart. Claire Yes! A bitter curse on the day I ever laid eyes on him! --.tl1te. Oh I Claire, yon wrong him. Surely I have no capse to 1'\' gard him as a friend, but yon did not see tho tears in his ey!)s when I appealed to his mercy. Claire. Didn't I? Fatlter D. Poor fellow, he suffered for what he was obliged to do; you should not hate the man. lf-'U la,e. I don'L; and that's what nils me. r ... 'R, A,) Arte. Are you mad? Clrtire. I am. I've trieu to hnt him and l can't. D'ye think T.was hlind to all you nw? I tried to hut my eye but I only him in; I could not shut him out. I hute his country and his people. )I. .r /-r; Futha f). You were never there. r'{alft. Never; uud I wish they had n ver 1Jecn b re: pnrticulnrly this fdlow, who hn the impnd nee to upset nllmy principles, with chalky Rmile nud hi. hloodlc' cour1c y. I can't Rtnnrl the inef fable gnatioo with which he makes a fool of himself and of me. [f:nttl' Jfoya.l ,() n (Ea erly) \Veil, fla\e you oren ltim-Cou't you 'I 6,Jloya. I will when l ge1 my breatlt-;Ye I snw him. nnd Oh, how good anl-C/mre. that! We know all about that I Where i hi. Quick! He i it him:elf. 'laire. J&! (turns away.) We don't want him here. Did you see the rna. ter'!( Moya. .-o Mi :;--nobody i let in to iiOO him. Fallter D. Wltat kept you long tlten? t'b /e-L f h .llo a. Conn came -... wid knowin' yon td not want




.. J_ C o nn. o ut,ltle. s-A. If l wns d ea d nod in my No oth e r tomb s tone 1 w oulc\ h n v e But l'd d i g n grnve both wid e and deep, Wid n jug of punch at my head nnd teet. Ui too-ral-loo. Father D. Is that fellow so insensible to our sorrows that he sets ittothe tune of a jug of punch? Clait e. Don't bl!lme poor Conn! the boy is so full of sport that 1 believe he would sing at his own L)Q-U""Y Moya. Long life t'ye Miss for the good wordL<- h /2, [Entet Conn. N .J Conn. Speaking to his c{Qg), lie down now an behave. Father D. Where hnve you been all night? ) Conn. Where would I be! l'vo been undher his prison windy kapin' up his heart wid the songs and the diYarshin. A tte. Diversion Com1. Sure, l hod all the soldiers dnncin' to my fiddle, und I put T. tthers through all his I had them all in fit o' lnffin' when 1 made him dnnse to my tunes, thnt's the wny the masthcr knew I wos waitirt' on him. He guessed what I wns at, for when I stnrck up "Whore's the Slave" he answered inside w id "My Jot.lging iH on the cowld ground." Then when I made Tuuhors douce to "Tell me the sorrow in your heart" till I thought they' d a' died wid the fun; Ill' sun!{ back "The girl I left behind me,'' monin Mi .Arte, God hies !rim I an' 1 perteuuod thnt the tenrs running down m was wid the Iaffin'. /Jwyu cuAf er-c.J 4 Father D. ( Cros:dng to Conn, 1t'1 t rut r'on ,,., t U s r e' R. JI.) I did you grenL wrong. I ask your pardon .Arte. what is to be done? C'rmn. rd only have to whisper five words on the cross roads, and I'd go bail I'd have him out o' that before night. Father D. Yes. You would raie the country to attackt ht and him I r will not g;,-e countenance to violence. l<..' ..r / Cldire.


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Jfol. "Tell if you don't undefstand yoursef, yon shall understand rne, Miss Ffolliott. Yon oblige me to take refuge from your cruelty, and myself under the protection of yom generosity. Yon extort from me a confession that I feel is premature, for our acquaintance h!!S been short. ClaiTe And not sweet Jfol. I ask your pity for my position last night when I found myelf' obliged the brother of the woman I love. Claire. 'Molineux 1 do you mean to insult me?_ Oh sir, you know I am a friendless girl, alone in this house, my brother in jail, I hn ve no protection Jfol. hli s Ffolliott. Claire. [E ter Conq, followed by Jloy? ...J... l.Jio 1'/ai>L (A/Ie?' apm1 e.) u< S h o(; l Conn. I thought I hellrd n scroechrni) no awny, [ ', d<>n't cry hitterly. Forget whnt r, e h. }"n-'%<. c7 lc:; 6-U, c-J.n'i.P .l l


Olai1e. ave my brothe r Mol. I ll do my be t else? Claire. Never love to me again Mol. Never, never; on my honor I will never breathe 17:;/u:'6.) Claire. Until he is free. Nol ...Qir! nd then, then may I, may I? (He stands beside her at theji.1eplace, her heud is bent down.) .. .-<. Clai1e. 'ot a word until then. (0 .Mol. :1:\ ot a word0 Conn I doa t )?cas 'hem spekin T h ey s ri! ft8 :a HPyp WIJPt 4iQ I to" yau2 Cop;ao & CE:>;E rii.-A Rom1 ;liE B.\I!R.\CK.!<. /. [En ler the tr!JW.Iil, foUotced by Kittchela. L. J Kine. I am Mr. Kiucheln the wi h to 'ee t h prisoner-be must be remmed to the police quarters. em. We shall be glad to get rid of him. It is police buincSl!. Our men don't Lalf like it. [Edt R.] Kine :X ow I'll k now at once by l1is greeting, if girls ], v been speaking about me. [Goes to L.] Jo J(:.J [ E11ler ffobert, ;" l'J cJ b' sol sergeant R.]' JC.Roberl. Kinchela! my dear you wnld not fa1l we. K c. (-!side.) 'Tis all rig],t. (He turns coldly, and with stiff manne1 Par o n m e, :\I r F folliott, you for et your position and mine. I bear H e r :\I aje ,;t y' commi don a: justice of the peace -and whatev onct' un: ted us, it cea ed when you became a rebel. R oherl D o I h e a r a r i ght? Y ou r letter s to me breathed the mo. Y ou ron IE> ve u


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Kine. Rv cry man, w oma: child in th e C oun t y Sligo b elie v e it and hate me. I v e played my part so >veil, that your siste r and Miss O Neale took offenc e at my p e rformance Robert No. Ha I ha I K ine. Yes! HoI hoI they actually believ e I a m what I nm o bli g ed to appear, and they hate me cordially. I'm the biggest blackguard-Robert. You I my be t friend! Kine Oh! I don't mind it. 'l he truth is, I was afeard if I had betrayed my g-ame to th e m ; y o u know the wakeness of the sexJ they could not have kept my sacret. Robert But surely Father DoolanCi Kine Tie i s just a s bad! /i., 'f. Forfo"!le 'U UL udl-/, Ktnc. T f' C llolJ&rt. The time will come when they will I'Qpent their ndngc of you. Kine Ay, by my soul, it will! Rober/. They will have no friend uo protector but For now my chains will be riveted more firmly than ver. ;;..._ K i ne Whi ht, yon must escape! Robert. It iR impossible I How? When ? Kine. To night I tomorrow when you are removed to Sligo jail it might not be so easy. but to-night I can help you. Robert. To rE>gain my freedom ? Kine. Is the ship that landed you within reach? Roberl. E\ery night at eight o clock she runs iu bore aud lie. to off the coast a bonfire lighted on Rathgarron Head is to be the signal for her to send her skiff nuder tlJe ruins of t. Bridget's Abbey to take me on boa rd. K1'rtc. That signal will be !.ired to-night, and you shall be there to meet the boat R;berl. Do you indeed mean this Kiuchela? Will you risk thio for my <;ake? Kcne. I will lay down my life, if you want it. They coldially Robert What am I to do'! Kine. Give me your proroLe that you \\'ill not breatl1e 11 wor t o mortal about the plan l'm I!'<> to neither to your icter nor to M i O')[eale, nor, above nll, t!) Fat! er Doolan, H11berl. I play a part to deceive them t ..., ..,. ...... Kine." My life nnd liberty ar stak d on tl1e attempt well


Kine. To-night your quarters will be changed to the Old Gate Tower; 'wait until dark, and then use this chisel to pick out the .ciJ that form the back of the fireplace in your room ; the wall there is 9nly one cour e thick. (He gives him a chisel.) Robert. You are sure? Kine. Conn, tl!e Sbaughrawn, was shut up in that cell last spring, and be picked his way through the wall with a two-pronged fork; he was creeping out of U1e hole he had made when they caught him. The wall has been rebuilt but the place bas not served as a prison since. Robert. Where hall I find myself when I am outside? Kine. In a yard enclosed by four low wa_lls, there's a door in one of them that's bolted on the in ide, open that and you are free. Robert. Are there no sentinels posted there? Kine. No; but if there is, !tore's a donhle barrelled pistol-that will clear your road. (Ilands him a pistol. exmnlntR il,l (Aside. I'll put outside that door-thern will be an ond to him. o/T., Robert. Reto1rning Killehela the pislal.) Take it back I I will not buy my liberty at the price of nny man' lifo; f \\\ill toke my chan B1it stay; on Rathgnrron !To vho will li ht tho h Conn Hark I 'tis Conn. yon 1ear? Poor fellow, he rm Under Your Window, Darling.'" ITa I I can em ploy' Lim I He will do it. How will I send him word? Kine. You won't betray me? Robert. No, no I writes in liis note-book, repeats as he torites.) "De nt Rathgnrron Head to-night, beside the tar barrel." What signal can I giYe him, that he will be able to hear or see across the bay? Kine. (Dictati11{J.) When you hear two shots in St. Bridget' Abbey, light the fire. (Offers lite pistol.) Robett. For thnt purpose I accept i&-{takes it, puts it into Ms packet and writes)-When you hesr two shots-Kine. (A.UU.) .To matther for what purpose--he will use it to _erre mine. If they'd hang him for murdherin' be afther kill mg-t\1"0 birds wid one tone. ,.,r_ Deg the sentry to come here. Kine. What are you going \o do? Robut. You will eee (Takes oot (J(11'M coim.) Kine. Here is the Sergeant. [Enter Sergeanl.] aC ( Folilillf tM 'fMMY n the paper.) Will yon give these few pence co that fiddler outside, &nd beg me fellow to move on 1 'EI< luJIIIll 1M paper lo &rgt111fll.)


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Conn. I knew it in a minute I /.f, Claire. It is in pencil. 5:. Conn. {Turning to Ahs. 0' K.) I tould ye it was'nt m English. N Claire. (Reads.) "Bo at Rathgarron He11d to-night beside the tar barrel. When you hear two in St. Bridget's Abbey, light the fire." Conn. The signal tiro that's to tell the ship out at sea beyant there, to send a. boat ashore to take him off ./., Mrs. O'K. Oh, blessed day, is it to escape from jail he'd be thrying. Claire. He has told my cousin Arte to be in the ruins to-night. Conn. There's goin' to be a scrimmage, and I'm not to be in it I'm to be sent away like this. It's too hard on me intiroly. Oh, if I could find somebody to take my place, and fire the signal, I'd bring him out o' jail this night, if I had to tear a hole in the wall wid me five fingers. Claire. 1'11 take your place. Conn. You will? h Mrs. O'K. Oh Miss Claire, don't go--there's gain' to be gnn-Rhe>tR and baggiuets This is one of Conn's divilments-and you will all he mnnlhered. Ohl wier asthrn! what'll I do I Conn. Will yon hould yer whi ht? A!rs. O'K. I I won't. I'll inform agin ye before yon got into J( 'J' k, j'> throuble, and then may be they will let you ofr asy .. l Hero comes the Heaven's sake pacify her. She will hetrny us. Conn. Well-come inside mother darlin'-there, I'll top wid you. Will that aise your mind? Come you onsensible auld womnn I /i?, Jfrs. O'K. Ah, Conn, don't lave me nlone in the world. Sure I've nobody left but and if you are taken from me, I'll be a widdy. I. r'

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2 VI.-TnE C o OT'S NEST. NIGHT. .. Robe 1t.F]ol/iottJ /8. Robert. Escaped once more I and fre e My disguise is secret e d here in some nook of the rocks, in Conn's cupboard, as he calls it, but I cannot find it in this darkner;s. I hope the r fellow g o t cle a away; I would not have him hurt for my sake .d wh is tl e outside Ah I there he w histles.'ft.I th you kind providenre for protecting him I Here he comes, leaping from cra g to rock, like a goat. Conn.] Conn. Hurroo I Tare an ages I masther jewel, but we did tha& '"ell. But it goos agin my conscience I did not craek the skull of that thief when I had him fa1r and asy under my fut. I 'll never get absolution for that. Robe? We must not remain in this place; it is the II rot they will search. I must make my way at once to St. Briclget'R Abbey, there Arte is waiting for me. (\fhere is my great Cl)at m hat nnrl bea111 Conn. I have the bnoale snug lUSJ e, but su the Major knows ) you in that skin I Did'nt he meet yourself here It will be no cover X J A {]_ for you now. Wbisht. Robe1t. What I do you hear anything? Con No, but Tntthers does. I left the uaste to wntch on th' cliff above. There ngniu I d'ye hear him; he's givin' tongue; lie close. I'll go see what it is. [Exit. ]cC! Robert. Yonder is the schooner, creeping in with the tide I I can reach the ruins by the seashore, the rocks will conceal me, then one brief moment with my darling girl Conn. Spake low-they are close by. Robe?t. The Constabulary? (ionn. Yes, and wid them those smugglin' thieves, Mangau, ullivan and Reilly, they are guidin' the polis; the mongrel curs to go do that. They know every hole in these rocks. Robert. But the signal! who y,;Jl set the match to the tar-barrel on Rathgarron Head? Conn. Never fear, sir! Miss Claire ti1ere by thi. time and waitin be11ide it, lookin' and listenin' for the two your honor will lire in the ruins beyant. &lJerl, Where is my pisto12 (Fed8 in hu pockets. I cannot find it! Gone? No,itcannot belost! By Heaven! itmu tha\efallen from my pocket as I climbed the wall


/f, Conn. Murther alive! what will we do now ? Robert. I must swim out to the schooner. Conn. Is it a mile'/ and agin the tide! Stop, will ye lave it to me? and I'll go baill'll find a way of gettin' them two shots fired for you I Ah I do sir! only this once give me my head and let me go. Robert. What do you propose to do ? Conn. Don't you recollect one til:ne when the Ballyraggett hounds couldn't find a fox, afther dhrawin' every cover in the connthry damn the hair o' one could they smell an' the whole field lookin' blue blazes. You were o' the hunt. What'll we do at all, yon? Ye shall have a fox ses I, and I whipt a red herrin' into the tail o' me coat, and away I wint acro>ss the hills. Robert. Hal hal I remember it welL Conn. You hunted me, and divil a one on the whole field but yourself knew there was a two legg'd fox to the fore. Now I'll give them vagabones above another taste of the red herrin'. I will cnt in and your scent; I'll lade them off, never fear, and be japers I'll show them the finest run of the hunting sayson. Robert. How? Conn, how? Ccmn Asy. Look I they are com in' down the cliff! Slip out way. Quick! before they catch sight of us. When we get round the Coot's Corner, we must divide up. You go by the shore below' I'll take the cliff above. Rob,rt. e+ethae : uu 5 sa. Conn. Oh I begorra it is'nt the first time l;lml i elegant! l Scene changes.] I've [&;t,j/a played fox. Oil! lFait.] SOEYE VH-RATllGARRON HEAD./. Yr, [ ETlter Fjolliott and Jfcineux. J a(" k Claire. Here we are at Rnthgarron Head-are you not tired 1 Jfol. I don't know; if you asked me if I was dying, I should I could not tell; I feel as if it was all a dream, in which I am not myself. Claire. Who are you then ? Jfot. Somebody much happier than I ever can be! I wish I could deecribe the change tlult has taken place in me sinoe we met C/4 re, Oh 1 I can underatant! it, for I feel the >ery-{8topp n aud cle!U71.} )!D Eh! what do you feel 7 Claire. Do you -chose ruins ou. yonder headland ? -Lhat i :,t. Jlridse''s Abbe.JI A lovely .ruial How eJt'ective i that picture with the IDO()D sbining upon iL


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u. Claie. Now do you uno 1Stand why every tende '' rn yot hn1e ,;poken has tortured me like poison? Why every throb of yom honest heart hns been n knife in mine? Jfol. I thought you were mad, I fear 'tis T have been so. Olaie. You can redeem your professional honor; you can rl'pair the past. I have no means of lighting that beacon; if the sig nal is not fired, my brother will be recaptured; but the blood that now revolts in my heart against what I am doing, iR the same that beats in his. He would disdain to owe his liberty to my and to your infatuation. There's your road! Good night r 77;?::.,.> [Exit ha.stily. R.] Jfol. So I ha1e been dupe-no, she was not laughing at me! (Looks off.) She is not laughing as one who-see where she ba thrown herself on the ground; I hear her sobs. I cannot leave her alone, and in this wild place; and yet what can I do to-to-po(lr thing l I-I don't know how to net. There, again, oh, what 11 moan that was I I cannot let her lie there. [F.xit lw,stiltl R.] SCENE VTI!.-TrrE RUINS OF ST BRIDGII'I'1S Aum;r. [ Arte discover. kneeling before the broken shine1 L. H. Jloya ing off towards R., down the cl (I J Jlnya. There's not a sound to be heard barrin the sheam o' the waves, as they lick: the shore below. Art... I was afraid to come here with you beside me. 1 tremble. J[mJa. There's something movin' in the strnnd below Look r s it a goat? (Arte crosses toR. II) There it is creephtg along undher tho had ow of the rocks. I see nothing. Jloya. Whishtl I'll give him the offis. She sin!]s.) /. .r. .2. [ElileT Lei'Ch, Sullivan, Reitly and J[anqan, f: H. caTT).l':'!J carbi11es.] Leech. There they are. There's a pair o' them-' tis lfoya wid her. The Comtabulsry are givin' him chase. But here is where he will run to airtb-bere'o the thmp nnd there' the bait. .Arle. There! there he i--and ,ee! ilioae men pursue hin-tl Bohen, )Io ,_ H wi'


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have some for rcmnvinp: all evirlctH'(' of tht transaction. Doolao. H1 is ril!ht. 0/airP. Well ? Mol. I the Ouustauulary ami fiud they had no hand m tt-the deed wa<' done by a })O!Ise of fellows assembled to assis t in the pursuit by :t Polil't' agent, uam d Harvey Duff. Doolan rmd Clairt. Harvev Duff'! 1 fo ou know him? Ola,. 1\He ha,; thought it out while we have bet>n blundeiiug. Blinded by our tears we could not ee deafeued by our own ,omplaints we could not hear. (_She seizl's both his hands.) F01ghe me Mol. Tber.e she goes I've dotu nothing tr) deserve all Clai1e. N othin;.; Yon luH'c uneartlud the Fo you have drawn the .Badger, now tht rogm i:; in sight, our cour:;e is c:l u.t. (X toR.) }[o/. I it? I tonft:R. I don't it. Doolan. Thcs( two girl were the only c11 ol' thc deed! Clain. .\.url that why thry haw been Clll'rild nil' .Doolan. So one lsi.' pr sent to pnn o how Conn was killed. Coni! (lool.:iu[f mtl of tlw 11 inrlotr). 11 y,.,, 1 wa:< there .All. Conn .\.live f/01111. Whi bt I no I l'm deacl! y u-/. ... .;1 .1.::,.;' Doolan. 'Vhy you provoking vugaboml'( this the -way you play on our Are you hurt? COTHl. I've a crack over the lug an' a erntd o.eapl' Co1t,l. I' 11 tell you i r-but whoo gorru tht.v q:\Y dead men tell no and here I am takin' nw. the of the orpor tion"'-"-Whcn thc? .Ia ter l!nt out o' the jail, thcro> wa!'l ll.nd hi. out ide w11itin' to u1urdlwr u --wt ga th m tlu lp.

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&uu while the Ma thm off, 1 led tLH'm away afther me to St. Bridp:rt's. 'l'hrrc afther I got thrm two shots out o' them. I nmled down, and lav as quiet a sack o' pitate Clair'' Arte and Moya were in the ruins? Co11n. They Wl'rc taudin' bye, and tlnyin to blue murdher. "Stop their mouths" ses a voice I knew was Kinchcla-Reilly and Sullivnn whipt them up and put them on a car "that was waitin' outside. .Afther that orm a I remember till J found myself laid out on a. table wid candles a II round me, and whi key bottles an' eakes an' sugar an' tobac(n an' lemon an' bacon an' son:ff' and the devil an all I thought I was in Heaven l Doolan .Jtt.And yon let yonr poor old rn()thcr helicn> you dead'?' You did not relieve her sorrow? Con11. Would you hav me spilc a wake? J\fther invitin' all the neighbour l Mol. Will you allow me on thi:; occa ion to ny ''you Iri h-'' .. Cloin. Y1!l, and yon need not ay any more. Coo11. Then I l'l'lliPmber the Polis would be want in' nw for tlw haw I h:ul iu helpin' the thcr to brenk j:dl. .\h, l don't let on to the mother, she'd nenr hnnld her whi Itt. and I want to be dead if ys plazc, to folly up the bbek;rnurd tltat have hou]t of .Moy .. ancl 0' eal jJfo!. Do you kuow the pltLee where the <' ruffian. n. ort? Coltll. I'm emtc:lit<>cl I do. JJoolao. I'll an WPr for him, he knows e'l'ery disreputable ltn in the county. (!11no 'Yhat would you do now, if I didn't? C'airr. llere come your mother, with the mourner .. ('on11 Tloo! find some of the gone! ( (} /IlL lfi:;app!'Url!.) airr:. :Sow wh:4t j,. to bl' Mol. I will r,rmee.J to lhli)T:lJ!J!Ct Hou e and l'e Mr. Kiuchcln, I 11 1nnfrout him with this evidco1e Clnht. You dou't know him.

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i) }fol. I think I do, hut he doe!! not know me. Claire You will fight him ? Mol. Oh, no-I looked in his eye-there's no fighr there who bully women have the courae of the cur, there's no pluck in the m. I shall take a guard and arrest him for aiding your b1otb e r to escap that he might murder l1im saf ely hi!' fliht ("' w .fill'<>. ho t nn prove it? f J nft 1 I{OREJIT L. /lf)b. 1 can. Olairt'. Robert Doola11. Good brings yon back? Rob. The newJtum lw lu playl lnr a hi)!h game. Mol. \ n 1 l on IH tmdtl n u t wi11 ht l u d f tht' Doolan. This man i,; in with 11 trt'w, half rulliun:<, half ;.nm;r;rlc-< : tlwir d It:-kumno only' to thlJils(')n" am in till' hog.; and l':L n of till' st'a.tlhnr('. {:rll Rob. I'll unl'arth him wllt'rtnt IH' ., 'II !runt him with nry hone.t in tbl Connty i n th e pack, uwl then kill him lik\ /1 h-7c. Jlol. I'll semi ovl'r to h:.: mal ;.!l'!t a warrant t urnst this telluw. I like to han tht law on u1y hi. lfwt' are tn hunt lt o huH' a lit't'Ui't \\'her hall I find

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(j Doolan. At my hou:;e. Clair e (to Robert, who '!ifns his a,n, to Jwr). No ; give your arm to Father Doolan I .Doolan. Free, and at home. Henwu bl' praised I Rob. ot frt>l' ti11 Arte is so (E.reun f Ron ,,; jl)ooL \:" :-) R, a_Laire ( qfter tt:atching thPm turn!'! and rapully to.JIIolineux ). What's your Christian name, c1r have you English such thing. amongst you ? Mol. Yes; my Christian name is Hany l ClairP. Harr) (Tl!Py t inllrOrt.{ k /I!Uft!-J /.( 't: ) (She ntn8 qtf R. H. J "llol. Oh I ( Pulhl dOtctl hix tunic, puis his cap on one side, anJ....E.rit R. H. ) Voict>s (mdsidP). Ob, obonf'. Oh, honhl np! don't givewayl ( Entl'l ){R;., .._ .\'\t'Y :M"I.O:\}:, 13moY ) J.:.,.. rttLil ( r::::c-' J 0' .K. Y PU art> kiudlv weltnme 'l'ht tlark r the hon,;e, bnt--Nancy. Wt> tomt> to is II

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7 (The &ene changes to CENE 2ND. INTERIOR oF MRs. O'KELLY's 0.ABIN. (Door R. in F. Firf]Jlace R H. Conn 1:S lying 011 ca shutter L. H., s-upported on two riclcetty chairs, o. fthree-legged stool and a keg. Tables coverPd with food <(md drinking cups. 'Awpa' 0 1 a 'hrgs B ts{;k B.) (TABLE.\U OF IRISH WAKE.) (A group of women tlfar Comt. Mrs. 0' K. R. G. seated. Mrs. Malone and Rt>illy neat her R 90&If1(/, '!Rtl88fi!!i!llr.wil uli A PeaH <(tnts, mole and female. The 1('01W '1' arr. nxkitl : f Ito andfio d uring tlu wail.) 0RORUi'. THE OOLAHJIAUN '4fale Voice:s. )0<"h I Ool&ghaun I Och I Oolagho.un Make his bed both wide and deep ; Och I Oolagbaun I Och I Olaghnun He's only gone to sleep. ( f?t"'uol('. Vcn'ces. )Why did ye die? On, why did yt> clil' And Ia ve us all alone to cry. ( Tog&,wr. )-Why did die? Why did ye die r us to igh ocb hone ; Why did ye die? Why did ye die? OolaghauD I oh Oolaghann {During tlwfolloreing the if_lll. Wail .and the C/101"11 !fl.lfKfllrfi nvur,., n>t !T to ommate th Biddy. Oh, ho! thu! (7"UI."!..iny Mt lj) Oh-oo, laghaun I Th Widdy laad n >!on-an only : n-ail fur tht> Widdy.

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. (" Al.l. Oljl tt,...haau! edd y-<-cke, B!ddy. I Sf'en her whcu she was a flLU' youug gir a fair )!;irl wicla chi l d ut her breast. 011'lii!JhA'111 u-4 h> Then I N' n prourl woman wid a boy by her s1de -h< wa!l bould as 1 bull l'alf' that ruus by the of a cow. AI! 'ki:l, 91H'I I Ottltt,...I&'IR r-c-d.Lc! B1ddy. l<'ur the l!irl grew ould a the c11iltl gn"-. In)?;! :uHI the womau !!l'PW wnkc the bo.v grew strou:r. ( Rzswy cwd jilll!ftii!J lwJ IJ,.,. hair.) The boy grew strong, lor she ti.d )Jim wid her hetLrt's blood. Ah, lwgoola l where i he now? Could iu his heel; oh, win did ye die? ci.U-1, All. WIT .lj.l !" ]; r Oola)!,'hl.l.llll !! ,.... Jlr.-<. ()' K. Oh olt '1 miht.' to 11lli,a. .. falou<>, you :tn n"t ati11g-. :J Xu, I'm dhrinki'u'. JcH11inlc tiO)I f:uul agin' hy "ay uf 'ariety. / Biddy. :\ow ":1" likc him;tiunlll' ccmld t:'Oill}ntrl' { \ and :ronrlluck t'yc, l!i 1111' a dhropof .omrthiu' \ll" put thP "'Prret iu couc. fi11 thc tin "ttting I. Snl/:c:n "''"''' l11r '!(Jlllildt. 1 'JW!f. Biclcl.' j, llol liJ' to h olt'. -lltilll OIL! waiL till .'l"'lli,.:, nu till' lpol' u uug-l""'in. llitlt!y ('!fkr driol.i11!} Jllrtt't'S tlwjtl!JIHsitlt IIIJ'). I?t \\IL brav, hcwa:< oplnhaHclccl the hoaJt nt" lion and th ul' a ti>\., Coo 11 tal"' tlw """ '/'li,,,, if 'J"it,lfy 11utl wwhl!J lit rt;;/, tlwu rplurt'S d ) BiJ 1. 'fhi" 'uicc ,ooftc'l' Jhuu tho Clll'koo of' :LD c enin)!, nucl "wechr than the Bls!'kbird .afther 11. 'IJJiloler \ Y ail, yt Cuii
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. It's a mighty pleasant thing to di th1s, once in a way, and hear all the good thing!! stud about you afther you are dead and 00. .V04Httl...,o for evermorr Conn (m;ide). I was a big black)ruanl wl1rn [ wns ahve. Biddy. X oblc llllll beautiful. Uoon (oside). Ah o on out o that. Biddy (k!lcimg vp hi'J.!Ilj). Oh, he wu :llltl 4,tiu.. dt:u_,;t; been at my jug of ptmch? ()'&, 84' 1 }\" l :k' A11 4il: if t11 i!Wint n lly hvoT:if.'kie'tnc iu .)Ww.I' M1. I'clh<' _latl tn t tlt-ohw1 1 R.,J:J.'K ,,1 (J.:n/1' :Mou:-;Erx. Tlwy all ...... Jlol. Jn unl t'Olll<' tn ,Ji,..turlt a a enttI"t:timu ur. l nuan a -till. t't, :':: :'J /1SJ Jdm li iNr h s "P"'") Hen. ven h!I'."'S >our lwnor for tomiu' to a.lmirc th1 Ia. 1 of him. lw i.r< -nin;t lw }wautiful Jlol. "jtt "'fptito._,1tJ '"litl [a,;deJ.::__th nt!!:tlii> Utl i-wiJddn' :.t IUt'. Jlr,. 0' f:. Luuk nt him 1Tow oft.n 1 put him t .. laJ. Ul! a cltiJ,J, aud SUU{! him to o:lecp ; now h1 will hf' (Hit to bttl witl a shun !, anti oh, the was ncnr that will a wnkn him If any worh Jmt lif,. into him I hu\ ,. l.'llnle here to thtmfi'l\lobcrt l<'t;lliott b( 11 purdouetl, nn man. ru. Hurruo Hurr<>o But his tie obtc, tir tht lte lowrl ha. been stolen away. Tlw man Whl) rnllhed him or bi.s liberty fir t--tlwn hi hn"' t11ltn hi bt-trothed. ll. '\\1tf; hu doni' it! Who-

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;f[ul. .Mr. Corry Kinchela I 'l'he ruffians who shot 'l he brave fellow who lies there w 're led bv Kinchela' R : gent, Harvey Duff". r All. Jiarr-ey Dnfi' L,p 1:(} I B iddy. ll11rv e : L>utf' l'II'Ut IU.\ .. a,.K .. I'V"l-u Inn!! rcc konin 1Lgi him but I'n1 it warm in my heart.( J J[r.'!. 0 K I' \"P 11 short one and there it ;eH!-J All. \rherc i b e? r> ._ Kinchela and this m:tn are hidiug In some thn whcrP they hold Miss O'Neale and Moya prisoners .All. Moya Doolan ? ."tltil-. The nie!'e of your :.\[inister I The sweetheart ofpoor Conn W:fy nwn shall nid you in the eareh, but you are familiar with every hole and l'Orncr in the County-von it. Rohert }'folliott awaih you ailnt.Snilab('g, to lead e hunt; that is afterynu .have Jl&ill your melaneholy to th e haughraun I Jfrli. 0 K No You could not plnze him bl'tthf'r than to l):t> now. back the news that you revcngNl J1is muruhPr tht n bt will under th(' llod wid 11 lil!ht heart. ... J All. H urroo I To. tllal>t>l!; I to Suilabeg! [ EJ'PVIII all but :REILLY mtd >JL'LLIVAK.] 0 t5, ReiJJy. you mu t warn Kinrh('Ju. Quick! thl're' not an h11ur to lo e. a{'. 6.., vJli1",(1/l. Wht'l"t' will I fuulltim Y [CoKX risrs and l iliW11s.] &illy. At the Coot' 11 e t--the Lugger eame in la t night. Tell him to get aboord, take the two w!lnsen wid him, for he will have to rnn for his life. Sulli YJil. Ay. he-dad, lfnd fur nori' too. lf b..-' aught Wt' are iR for it. tt

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11 JlPilly. I feel the ropE' around my neck.,t'u-/t? Sull. The other end of it is choking me. /c.. I(} Reilly. A way wid ye then-whilE" I go warn "Harvey Duff. (..4 tl!P!J turtt to go-tlwyfor" Ooou--lhey ,;{agger bn.rk .,md loo"-' ot the shutt er. ) Both. 8it, murdther aliH Conu. That's it-munlther alive! what 1:101 I murdher that'll live to S<'t> you both hung for it (advances) yo" and tlee sf ;e like eeisae: ou a }"their!! I'll be at your wakt' and bt>gorra l'llj?in yt .both fine cara.cther. (Be aty and f:fullimt the Asy boys, asy-the dure is taM tmd here's the key. You are in n fint>thmpbo, bo. Yez made a misto.kfl .lust night. ( 8tdl ira u wh ;,.ptr,.; Rt>illy. .J Take it a .. y, tww. ( ThC1J Tlt"'h to the fable lt. d' t'adt seizes u J.:n if e.) }lid {ot:ret, tna bmuhaL that you ar .C Sull. (o.dt'llfWill{l slowly). 'ore, it' wt made 11 mistab la11t night-we cun rt>pair it now. cono. Oh! Tal'<' :m l do? frdrertf ) Reilly. We'll ju!
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I 12 Reilly. They are all mileM away by this time ( wont save yc. Conn (n1.nning to lhr 1ni,1duu; a/1(1 dashi11g it ope11) IIclp Jlul. Drop those knivc you bear what I said-(1 o tH!I a nr?Y..w) those knives. ( Theylf t the /min>sfall)uow open thi oor. r'onn. There' 1< the kly-(ha11ds it lu Rtilly.) '" (Rrilly dogyPdly t111lorks the door.) Mol. Xow (R,illy a tart if ht wonltf you put your lwatl outsidl' tlw tahin, I'll put a hl1II .. t in it. [J[,,IiiWI'' nlllw dour.] Ou11u [/11 8ullit:rw]. lldp ow up-th hau!!l)l:Hr wilf tlo lllllt'!J fnr yon Olll' ()1 thl'f't' [. 'ullim11 ltelpJJ Con11 to rise.] Jlol. \\')tat IIH'II .ut lht'"'' (;,. C.nm. Two nf KiuclwJ.L', thitktu,;-tht\' know th rune! W<' want to tloraYcl. Jlol. Tuke that-[ltallds Conn the rcrol,er.] Du you know huw tn U;!l' it. {, ('on,l. I'll thn-[turllb' to ,'ullizatt. ].:f .tfol [draunn9 !.'is amml, turua to Re!l/g .\ttcnti n my fri1nfl. now Jlllt vonr hand 111 pt.ckct

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w 1.. .. LReilly l!bey:; ... ow t:tke me dircel !() where your employer, Mr. Kincheln, has imprisoncd Mil:! O'N eale, and if nu our you take your hand out of your po ar, I'll the county ix feet ofJopP thy go uul, till' rhut!fl'' to Krr.. : .lm. 7.:2;. 2 Eofr I' ..\ trrE 11111/ )foy \ L. Ad "l'iti l!ettiu:r chuk "'ill thcy kccp auntiHr nig-ht in thi:< f'Parful placc ;1[oya. I tlon't (':ll'f' what hlcmnc;:; ot' me. I wish thcr woultl kill n1c thcy killlcl onu. l'n nothin' to Jhc li11. Artr. 1 h:t' c 1' Il lin> to lninl! to the clock wh rP he h1'ougl1t nn RniH'rt. l 'lllin: to rear the umsk fion1 his fttl'l'.X'r k 7ctt:.JJ,yo. l' d likl' to pul my t<'n on_ fare of Il:trY'V Duff I the mmrlherm nlbm I 1 I coHlrl unh lin "to him "o lt[l u larlder anrl "poil :L mnrkct. ,.. A ;r ./i Elli'' l' K l;\l'llEl \ .rvo-t:rr "'-' Kin You lonk pal .. llllt I >'l'<:' you kapl' :L proud lip still, 0' _calc I Oh. you me now, but afther n month or two JH'H'r "t(ar we'Ll gt't ou tin ly together. Arle. Do vou ch(um )'on ran keep us here for a. JDOnth before a "crk there's not a

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14 d I C "I' X.rh '11 &U m t 1c ounty 1go t wt be turned over to search for us-and then we'll see who will look tlw paler, you or I ? C Kin. Befoe you will be safe on board 11 lugger thut lies nug beside this shanty, and befort daylight we will be on our way to a delightful retire ment when you and l will pu our honeymoon together. -----..._ :?E..Jfoyo. .\.nd tn httome of nu 0n.) Rtil<'r LEECH with lf Alii; Ax atul Don .:. R. Leech. 1' ll takto care of' you-the wind is fuir a1ul the tide will serve in !lll honr-]. Kinthda, if you han any re p,t any I' tor me-will you see me outraged tlm ? LPe1h to Killl'htlo J. Ffolliott hu returned. Kin. Ra! [Xinq to J0;.A.way with ';i:,6,1Jfuyn [to u.lionga11].' Lave your boul? I I'll asy [in slw drp. lwr t:loak.] I' _..;, f!, /. z. ( Arl11 ar tok 'll IJIIf by D,y[ e ond Jian!fall. J.,t>clt. Robert F olliott i:1 (HU"duned, and he i huntaug the bogs thi" minute with half the County Sligo at batk. Kin. -enr fur. tht>y can't tli I'Onr thi plac until we are Xo one t'' cr knt>w ot' it but c.wn fellow LP.ech. ad fh haughraun.

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Kin. He is wiped out. uech. We arc safe. J('.r h 7e,) Kin. Go, keep watch ou the cit!' r get theRe girl aboard. Lrtch. I'll b<' in my miml till we are <'le:u ont o' thi E:rit. Kiu. Hobert Ffolliott pardoned, :d'ther all tlttc trouble I took to get him convicted I and this is the way a loyal man is thrated I I'm betrayed I nt> ma.tther. If he can recover his estate-he can't re cover his wife. She will be mine-mine I he ltatl'l'l me now-but I eoneait she will get over that. E:rit. /t>, [..d patt8P.] Uv1111. Not n sow! in it. You deceived me. Bull. No. They are to ih' t:l11ok.} What's thn.t? G-U-U<" k. Conn. Moya's cloak I [Ht> I'Utlxlopic!.. it up.] oc. [ 'ullirrcn whn Cl'l'17J.' whill he P:camine::r dnriJ.'.] 'Ti" hers-she's here-he' oif---gone to rouse up whole pack-what -will I do--where 1.'1\ll I hide until thP Captain and the ma,ther come up--they can:t. be far behind-if I could get> behind one of them hogshe:uk-<>r in,;icle one u' them-whisht-there wa. cry-'twaA l\{i.s, O':Neaie:'s .v-oice-;-I'ru only. on.e o.gin' hwutr-hnt I 11 1t hvely for them wbtlr tt Itt t Erif. /e.

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ct_ ---. 18 't(l/. :\In t we lave him lwrc? c.t... k ,. J)"Y'" \\'c carry him down !Itt! ladder. [ /)u riufJ tlw_f,.rt':JIIiuy .J..nn: (')" 'tp' up {IJ tlw had. J a.., H, 'u/1. E1 tl'V ouc for him>clf-tlte tli1 il take t!Jc h Adt' [u-1-, It 1./,_ll,rl t-,;-;;;:;"1'!/ tlw wlwre yn_u a rc 6fltl'll/l' llw lorldl' ,,nr.J; I Jut vc 1Jeen your JII'J-;OlJI'I', I'. [._..,'/wid !li!OI'I r. [ '['Jt, llll'li look IJ,uJ/./crt'tl (!'""' >Jitlr t" .. irlr. Ot!d fll'll rurh '!fl L. ]1'. 0, fJ AH!A Artc. .:'lfMil? Cu,lll. {t3) [Cos. di,;tppt"rr.s ond 1oises euwtge ji,,m it.] f-,,clt [uulslde]. .Kiuchel:t, away with yon-quick! 'IJnll ::;talll.l a,! IHrc I'Otnes flock [ 1'111 !I ,,til''' \nn; lu !,. lu Jl. lii'i: lfJijJzt '(, '\' r:. I L'. I'( 1'!/ Jil I'. J !-rt''" 'lite t'l'u11d :tn llfHHI \(care hctrny('!! t!Jc 1', vY. ,(. .t(J'_ h, h )' ,Au...r

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19 h. /. J J!fJ./C!rbe wiud bas changed, und the tide sen e. hJ;:. [ K Jsl' Qomr J /fod-I Conn the mm:dhe(s .out (.;i) 6.0 11m. Ami you are w for 1t. J D'yc hear them cries-.the are on your tmer knew anylor vonr time i rome. Look There they come down J_h<' cliff-side !..JQia They've ol' L tn the l'rl[jl' t/lhP preripire-lml-. ,,,., ,. -11'/'ltlrJS Ius houris io b 1Tili'.J D'ye 8ee that wild <,ull woman wid the kiJife-that",o .:\fndi!!:ln. \\l.n!' son's life you wor< awaY. L Perh. nw->ou ran the will !t a r llll' to pirces. e...:< <:-L Cuno. D'ye kuow Andy Dono1an-that' him 11id sho1el-yo Ell'llt his younl! brother nero. s the !'a: mf.
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20 Robert (rmlm1cing Olcn'rf', Has the villain e '('apetl. [ Entrr ::\lnu:s Erx: L. j111lom tl b!J tnf' i.r olrl iPrs ?' .,,, Jfrmgrm,, 'ullhrtn, P."dt: ami D,ylt' t(!/t_} 11fol. I hn vc bn;rgcd a f'cw, but 1Yc h< 1 rin-<.'ipnl offender. ron. I didn't-th<'rc 111'1'' hinl! Fnther D. Is he tl<'ad? L.ii!Jiineu.r opprnatl!f's Kiwhcla and f',rnninrs him.] Jiol. I fear not-the bullet entered hert>, but it has sti-uc k !30mething in his brea. t! (drmvs rmt a pod e'IJOok.) This pockttbook hn. sand his life (lw it fn Fothf'1' Du(J/011, uhn if. ottt tlu IFI/tr nud I'Fads 1l.) Kin. (rPch:ing nwl \{here :Lm l? c(.6.J1fo1. You are in Ktn. \Yha t tor? Jlol. For an attempt to this ::reutleman. /\ill. a fclun from justice. R..6Fotlnr D. IIr wa,; a frC>t' man-and von kni'W itas this lcttPr pro\'! ft-(7"!1, f'TUH"/1//(f.J' fl 1 l'!f 1! 011d rttll'tl/11'1' lrill'llt Kinch1la. Path,,. J) "'lrt11 lwtue'll t!wo1 ((1111 hi111 11hilr 1\indwlrt Jfis fu lhr hn('k !-d' yr I I I

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---. 21 -nu-'1()(){)( J[l,q. 0' K. {Out Where' s my hoy? Where is lw? C.1111l. Q.rb mnrdhPr-here's the on!tl motl1er-hi!lc mr. ( EofPr O'K>IIy.) /G. G 1J.frs. o K is he ?-where is my vagahone? (Father Doolan brillgsliimfonrcml by the enr.) Conn, o'tht ho., (jofls 011 11et:k.) C!> Cunu. '\ hi ht, mothE'r--don't rr>-antl !'ce 1'11 neYer be kilt ,.red he couldn't have sa.v<>d tF. JJirs. 0' Kt>fly. And afther lettin' me throw all the l"noney away over the wake! (}/ JJ1ol. Turn the ceremony a. weddi ng. I really don't I"CC that you Iri,h make much di tinction. '7?. O'uire. I bdiC\'C that in England the weuding oftl'D turn. out the more melancholy occasion of the two. JJI 1/. Will you try? "If 1fwrt. he ho. earned you, Claire. I gi-ve my consent. ai?.Arf,. Doolan will ncve1 his l'OD:t'nt To Conn. ra.i'a/rrn.d .r.t::)i'rlflwr D. (I' (},,Ill). Come het 'Will you re'f'iwm ill yn11 llll'lld rour nays! your !'Ollt? o l yo a au J {oil' do I know but you will go poneliiu)! of a nirrht? ]}. J111. ::\[oya "iU :zo hail I won't. F"lhrr D. Anu the dluink? .I['IIJO. I wi ll take care there is no hole in the n. I won't cithrr of you; yon han tl(' :ti\ l''l me so nftt>n. ( 'un you find nny one to uu-wrr f e

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Conn (to the public). She says you will go bail for me. e are the only friend I have Long life t'ye. Many a ttme yon have looked over my faults. Will you he blind to them now, and hould out your hands once mol'c to a poor Shaugraun? / / EJ..J).

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