Robert Emmet, the martyr of Irish liberty. An historical drama in three acts

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Robert Emmet, the martyr of Irish liberty. An historical drama in three acts

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Robert Emmet, the martyr of Irish liberty. An historical drama in three acts
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FRENCH'S DESCRIPTIVE LIST. SCENERY. With a view to obviate the great difficulty experienced by Amateurs (partlcnlarly in country houAe) in obtaining Scenery, &c., tc fix in a Drawing Room, and then only by considerable outlay for hire and great damage caused tc we.118, we have decided to keep a series of Scenes, &c., colored on strong paper, which can be joined together er pasted on canvas or wood, according to requirement. Full directions, with dia gramil 1howing-exact size of Back Scenes, Borders, and Wings, can be had free OD applicaion. The following four scenes couoist each of thirty sheeta of paper, GARDEN. The nbove Is an Illustration of this scene. It is kept In sizes. The size of tbe b""k scene of the smaller one is 10 feet loug and 6){ f<>et high, and extends, with th wings and border, to 15 feet long and 8 feet high. The back scene of the large one Is 13 feet long and 9 feet high, nnd extends, with the wings and border, to 20 fee$ long and 11,lt feet high. It is not necessary to have the scene the height of the room, as blue paper to represent sky Is usually bung at the top, Small size, with Wing and Border complete, $'1.50; large size, do., $10.00. WOOD. This Is similar in style to the above, only a wood scene Is Introduced In the cantre. It ls kept in two sizes, aB the previous scene, and blue paper can be introduced as be fore indicated. Small size, with Wings and Borders complete, f7.li0; large aize, do., $10.00. FOLIA.GE.-Thi is o. oheet of paper on which foliage Is drawn, which can be repeated nnd cnt in any shape required. Small 80 In. by 20 In., 25 cts. per sheet; large aize, 40 in. by 30 U>., 85 cts. per sheet. TREE TRUNK.-This is to be used with the foll.age Bheete and placed at the bottom of the scene.-Price and size same as foliu.ge. DRAWING ROOM. Thie scene is only kept In the large size. The back scene Is 13 feet long and 9 feet high, and extends, with the wings and borders, tc 20 feet long and llM feet high. In the centre is a French window, leading down to the ground, which could be made practicable If required. On the left wing is a fireplace with mirror above, and on the right wing Is an oil painting. The whole scene Is tastefully ornamented and beaut! folly colored, forming a most elegant picture. Should a box scene be required extra wings can be bad, consiting of doors each side, which could be made praeticable. Price, with Border and one set of Wings, $10.00; with Border and two sets of Wlnp, to form box l")ene, $12.50. COTTAGE INTERIOR. This Is al!!O kept in the l&rge elze only. Ir. the centre Is a door ieading outside. Oa. the left centre ill a rustic fireplace, and the right centre is a window. On the wings are painted shelTes, &c., to complete the scene. A box scene can be made by pnrchaaine extra wings, WI before described, and torminf doors on each side. Price, with Border and one set of Wings, $10.00 ; with Border Pnd two sets of Wing1, to form box scene, $1MO. The above Scenes, moUJlted, can be seen at 28 West 23d St., l!lew York. Full directions accompany each Scene.

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ROBERT Efi!MET, fHE MARTYR OF IRISH LIBERTI Jn IN THREE ACTS. B Y J A M E S P I J, G R I M. J.UTBOB or Paddy the Piper-OAfld/ren of Lo11e-Harry 81&rr.ham-Shandy McG-uir...-. Imh As8'111ra..c1>--Rights of Wom.,.._.Mubel, llte Child of the BaUlo-FieldMo in Franc1>--.Femak UigMoayman-11 eland and Am,,rica-Yunk .. O'NeU-&va, the Irish P1im.ces1J-Pircite Doclor-Ke1111tth. or the IVtird !Toman of the Highlandtt-Princ68s SweelUpe-filoleen WileonPaulee OU.lforde1>--8et'llanle oy LegaciJ-Yanku Uoueemairl-Lady'1 l'ltrutagem-Phantom NegroLord ?f tJu Ilu--CWuda a11d Sima/UM-91'am, NEW YORK SAMUEL FRENOH PUBLISHER 26 WEST 22D STREET LONDON SAMUEL FRENCH PUBL18HER 89 STR-AND

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0 AST OF OHARA C; ER 8 -,RI. N. Y.,,on,.stnut St., PllUa-liJ-Owa'I!, 1"to-Yflf'l&,j Nat"i;;,,,z, &.;.,..... Origfoal, 18/'.3, deJ11hia, 181\4. lSM. 1866. BoaBRT EMMlMA,. ........... .... ........................................ 1 .. -......... ..... 'I" .. '''. ........ .... .. ''' ... ::: :: : ::: MARIA,(Emmet' s Wife,) ...................................................................... 1 .................. ................... .Jav 0'0onc1.n.:e1v ,. .. esoullers, Colleagues of ConAtubletJtl J i I o1ury, A;c. -1 1 __ ==========-

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ROBEH.'1' El\lllET. COSTUME. Em1Mt-Firat Dreu Green, double-breasted body, p11triot cluh %"'tilt lrnttons, collar and cuffs embroidered with small Crolls of sha111r""i In golJ; undres> cap; black pantaoons and HeGsiau boots; lighl urowll aead of huir; white rrnvat; roquelaure Suxma Dress. Blue coat, gilt buttons; buff, double-breasted vut; lack l'antdy coat, same as Emmet; gray puntaloons ; Hess iau boots ; green undress cap ; white cravat; brown head of hair; yeoman crown l1at. Kern;rn. .. -Coat same as Dowdall ; buckskin pa:italoons ; top boots, the top very deep, of a dark drab color, and worn low down upon the calf; roquelanre; ted chevrons ; cai: trimmed with white worstc u lace. 8oldiers.-Same as Corporal Thomas. Connor.-l.llack velvetecu shooting coat; red plush vest: corduroy breeches; blue stockings; high low shoes; chocolate neckerchief; gray ... ig. 0' Daly.--Greea baize coat; striped vest; corduroy breeches; grAJ 91i'lckiugs; black shoes; yellow nec k e rchief; countryman' hat. lrieh Pcasants.-Same as O'Daly. jJJaria-Ffrst Dr/J/J8. Dark blue satin dress; blac k shoes. Se<'011d Dress (3d Act.) Black satin dress. Ju.ty.-Sky-blue pet icoat, flowered; country girl's tuck-r p gown; re{ tocl."i1tgs; black shoes, small c rowned cap; gipsy bat, tied under the ohin rl!aaant Girls.-Various colored peasant dresses; gipsy hats. PERIOD, 1794. SOENE. AOT T.-Marnooth Inland. D11'1lin, 1799: AoT IL-City of Du 1>lin. Aor Ill.-Ti1ne r!f r epr11Sentation., two nowa (S)

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HOBERT EMMET. A.CT 1 hn I.-Lm.dacap'1, 'T a.. &mu< bidgo aero. II G. a. to L., cal, wiih rdun1 piJJce on. L. u. ; tUJO rol.Oll set waim-1 acroa grou,. pi,ece in. fnrnt; set clturch, L. e. S 11:., witlt .'!]>ire, crOM on it, parll,! rovered with ivy ; set cottage, a. e. 2 11:., with door and windolD prac ti.cal ; board on wlticlt i.s printed The Volunteer;" a table, L. 11., and fo1'r stool8 ; group of men a11d women discovered knuling _, a\vrch, L. c. ; slow cluwclt m.11.Ri.c. CHORUS. Let Christian faith and hope dispel The fears of guilt and woe! There's one above that is our Friend ; And who can prove a foe? (.All exeunt slowly, a. and i..) Ent.er O'LEARY from cottage, a. H. 2 B. (}'Leary. (Loolci111J mournfully after tlte peasants.) Heaven pro te.,-t \lh' faithful. Ireland, my beloved country, when will th y sorrowe. cease? Sixty summers have passed since I helped to lay the foundatim: of the old bridge, and assistcil my father in raising the cottage. T,r army and oppression have done their work. This once happy neighbor !lOvd that welcomerl the shades of e\'euing with joyous faces both in song and dllnce, when the valley echoed with the sound of the merry pipes alas how changed Year after year brings fresh sorrow and degrad;ttion to the land of my birth, whose ancient glory wall the password to fame. (DARBY sings witlwut, R. a u. B.) Ah, 1 1tranger I be cautious! There are so many spies employe
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M!IS !,) ROBERT Ell:.!ET. IJ11>'6y. Is your name O'Leary? O'Leaiy (An91-ily.) That's my name, sir. Hav'l you any thing le u.y against it? JJarby. Divil a word, man alive; so don't lose your tl'mp"r My ame is Darby O'Gaff, an Irishman bred and born; and 11 more, I dot?'t care a damn who knows it. O'Leary. I have known many who professed t'.le same rrii:ci;-k : !lat regret to say, for the benefit of our country, how difft.rP.nt ths in the breeze on Dnblin Castle, and th l bo) s of the sod knocks spots out of the Biitish Lhm, and be d-d tn him. O'Leary. Amen. -But the sons of the Emerald [sle will have to drink deep of blood, before sho can rise np in her glory. D.rrby. To the devil I pitch the glory it's w e want, and justice we will have. I've made up my mind to pay no more taxe8 ond may I ue1e1 hear of Vinegar Hill over 11 lvittle of if

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ROBKRT EYlll!:T L ion't pla} the drum on the hcuds of the tax gathet ers with ihti p>1tent drumsticks my father gave me. (Slwking Dista:it drum, R. 11. u. E.) Eh! the spalpeen are coming tbio way. FaiLh, mischief brewing. ( Ji,.,r ied music. Jlf en and women acroxa bridge fiom a. 11. to L. n ; comes forw(l,ld in great fear.) What tlrn devil's the matter with ye all, tlmt yo,1r legs al'C run11ing away wi:.b 1our bodies so fast ? Om11a. The soldiers arc coming! Darby. Bad luck to them, ltt them come; there's enough of us t d"Rt tbe:r jackets, any bow the more we submit to the blackguard th" more we may. O'Leary. Go into the house, friends.-l'm an old soldier who for years witne;;sed the cruelty of tbe men we have to deal with .n a for eign land. .Darby. Devil a step I'll move. ( Flou1i.lii119 stick.) Here's 1 piece of bl11ckthoru that belonged to my grnndfather beforWU door ? My gray hairs should, at least., commaa
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ROBERT ,, ( from 1c;ndo10 in wtlaye, R. H. 2 K.J The d'ivil roast the lot of them, and it's myself that would like to be tl.e cook. By St. Patrick I'd basto them well with the dripping Well, I don't want to annoy you; but we are l:.ungry, lllld must have something to eiit.-(Tosoldiers.) Come, boys, Id's see what the old man's larder (Advancing to cottage.) O'L<.ary. (Stopping him.) Stop, friend; this cottage I inherit!)( from my good old father, and the land we now stand on was his tight, and, old as I am, 1 defy you or any other man entering ite doo1 without my consent &r_q. O, very well, I see you want me to make use of my author ity.-You may be a bold fellow-0' Leary. I am an honest man. &rg. Then why refuse to give hungry men something to eat? Da.by. (At window, R. B. 2 E.) You lie, you ghost of a lobster, an Irishman never denies the bite and the sup either to friend or en emy. The old man only wants that which costs nothing-civilityand, by my soul, I'll bitter your skull if you don't give it to him! &rg. Insult to the king's troops.-Men, go in and bring that fellow out! O'Leary. (Interposing.) No, no He's but a poor country boy, and don't comprehend the meaning of our conversation. Such as my poor cottage affords is freely at your service.-Sit down, and I will bring you some refreshments. &rg. Then quick, march; Mr. Landlord, I have no desire to have a row; but eating is the word. (Exit O'LEARY into cottage, R. B. 2 11:.) We must look after our stomachs. Da.by. (At window, aside.) Be d--d but I'll give you the fill of your stomachs before I'm done with you, and something on youl' backs in the &rg. ('lakes letter f1om !tis b el t--glaneing over it.) The re's trea son in every word of this lettter, and signed Robert Emmet.-( To DnVDALL.) Can you tell me, prisoner, who this Robert Em met is? Dow. A. man Berg. Well, I didn't imagine that he was a woman. I distinct! asked you who is he ? Dow. An Irishman &rg. Say rath e r a traitor, who has been Acattering the seeds of rebellion through the country. Dow. He 18 no traitor, sir. I know him to be a just and honorable u.an, that loves his native soil-a true patriot, who hns ventured his al '" rescue a people from the base English aristocracy I Il"'rby. (At window, aside.) Long life to ye, my bold fellow.Tbe divil may hoiat me if I don't rescue you from them blackguard81 Illy how 1 Sng. I don't know ll.!lY thing about the aristocracy .-Soldien :r:.!'.rtltend to know any thing but the orders issued liy '.'llr superioi

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8 &OBllCRT UIMJ:T 0'Lu&T1 R. u. 2 E., with tra;y, b9ttles and bread, anJ <'IU!,jl, Places it on table, L. u. 0' &ic1 y. There is the best my humble rool can afford. Sbail l gi Vil aouething to your prisoner ? Serg. Don't trouble yourse!L (Eating with soldi.ers.) Mr. Land : ord, is the first law of nature: after we are .. by the hol e in my coat, I'll do one for you before you're ware or 1t I (Leates 'llilndow.) 0' Leary. This may be the English way of treating the unfortuuate: damn me-Enter DARBY fi-orn cottage, R. u. 2 ll. Puts his hand over his mouth. Darby. (Aside.) Easy-I'll show the spalpeens a trick O'Leary (P1tshing DARDY away.) I will speak my mind, com! what may; it's R!,'1linst the laws of nature and humanity for men wh<> profesa to be Christians to eat and drink, and not give a mouthful to a fellow-creature, although a prisoner. The food is mine, and was purchased by honest industry, and I insist the prisoner partakes of a ahue (Durin,g the above DARBY beckons on the peasantry, R. H. 2 E. 1.1.\0, by his i1uitn1ctions, take possession of the soldiers' gum, and -re lease DOWDALL.) &rg. O, if you're inclined to bluster, I must put a stopper on your mouth: don't go for to think that I'll put up with any nonsense. (Rising.) Men, that old ra8cal Darby. On to them, boys. Old Ireland forever! (Music. Sol diers start up, SERGEANT seizes O'LEARY, DA.RBY knocks him down, 1ol.diers rz'h itp for ,quns, are met by DOWDALL and pea8aats, fight, DARBY knocks one clown after the othe?, till soldieis are oveipowered Tableatt. Scene closes.) ONE II.-Exterior of the Stone Hou.ye, 1 G. D. F. R. a., practical; stage dark. Enter KERNAN, 1 ll. L. a., cautiously. l{ I have de8patched the letter to the authorities, and am suu of a large rcwai-d. The soldiers will enter by a secret door, and m I 11ame will not be known in the transaction. (T,\under.) A Horall ]j coming on. (Knocks at d
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llCaH ll.) B( B8RT EllllET. Ker. ._li>okiitg L. IL) Ah, who comes ibis way f 'las Rober\ liu. met; of late bis time has been mostly spent in tl.ie depot I am ar; t !11g a bad part in this affair; but s ince th e e xplo s ion of our m agumt there is little or no hop e of success ; even the attempt migl1t e;ost me my n e ck. Emmet has ev e r b e en my oppon ent; wbe u a b o y at collei.:;e he cros s ed my patll; whe n I thouglit a priz e witliin my gra s p he 1tepped forth and became the victor Manhood again brou g lit the pang, the wrong ; the only woman I ever loved he sought and won. Ab I we have a long account to settle And at the mom ent when ID) e.cllengues were about to elect me a s their leader, Robert Emmet joine the and triumphed (Bitt erly.) .But that triumph shall be ilhot be comes l ( '1 liu.uier. ExU, D. F R. H.) Enter EKllCET in a cloak, 1. B. 1 E. Tliunder. Em. A storm gathers fast ; the busy hum of the motley populace is h 1sbed to sleepy silence; the hour of reflection is come; night bringa th e calm season of thought, and I have thoughts to-night. .Bright, waking dreams have floated before me of h a ppier days fo1 my b e lov9d country; the strnggle is at hand; the oath l bave s wom to fulfil is IJazardous one What hath goad e d m e on? .AmlJition ? No! .By ID) deu father s memory, 'tis love of country and lib e rty alone I it draws n ear the hour 1 Mighty nation I may the goddess
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10 80BERT JllDIET ["-or L DiTI1 a better spl)rt I'd like than to fall in wid that sergean., l'd tah a small trifle more of his authority 0t1t of him. Enter SEtlGEANT ToPFALL1 1 E. L. H, uritlwut lii,s cvat or Ital caverea with mud. &rg. 0 dear, 0 dear I here's a pickle I'm iu; and it's so pl.>'liou1 dark I can't find my way to the barracks. I only wish I was back i.D England again. What a fool I Wai to enlist! Darby. ( Inlist I aisy, Darby ; this fellow must be a -perhaps a spy ; if I was sure of it I'd throttle the vagabone. &rg. I thought I heard somebody speak Darby. [ must find out whether it's friend or enemy; l! t's the latt er, I'll slather him I &rg. Speak, if there's any one here, for I have lost my way. Daiby. The divil you have; and you're t1ying to find it in the dark What part of Dublin do you want? &rg. The barracks. Darby. (Aside.) What is he going there for, I wonder? I thoughl every fool knew the road to the barracks. Se1"fl. I don't, for one, in the dark. If you'll take me there I'll give you sixpence. Darby. Och I 1'11 do that same without the sixpence ; but what are you going there for, at this time of night ? Sure, they won't let you in. &rg. Yea, they will; I'm a soldier, and have been most shamefully m.treated. Darby Is that a fact ? Who ill-treated you ? &rg. Some ruffians at a. road s ide tavern. I stopped to take some refreshments; me and my comrades were treated in a most barbarous manner Darby. Faith, it's a mighty big pity to meddle with the likes of you; and what became of your comrades? &rg. I haven't the remotest idea. They thrashed us most nnmer cifully. Bless you I I haven't any coat or hat ; I lost them in the fight. Darby. Upon my conscience I'm sorry for you. .And what became of tt." sergeant? &'"fl H ere that's me ; I am that unfortunate Sergeant Topfall ounded almost to a jelly. 1 Darby. You're that same blackguard, are you ? I'll give you th.a IK'coud edition. (.il'Iusic. Beats him with stick; he shouts miwckr. DA.RBY ri;11s off, R. H. 1 E. SEIWEAN' r 1olls about on stage fa pai1i.) Enter CORPORAL rmd file of soldiers, L. H 1 .11. Oorp. Take that dt uuken iuol to the gual'd house. takf of l.im.) &rg. St1Jp, stop I don't you know me? I'm Sergeant Topfa.11. Gorp. Away with him I (Music. Soldiers cany SrnGEANT oft ffNtggli"{! and tr!Jinfi to c:r;plain, followed b.lf Conl'onu, L. R. I 11:.)

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ICUB 111.] BOBll:RT llll.!U:T ll &EN.I III.-77u Count'" Cliambcr of tlte Insui;Jenls in the depo '.J a Door rP.11.tre of fiat a l>ar ac1oss it. Tabl e c on it li g hted candle11 pape1'8, ptm, ink. EMMET at the head of tabl e .. DOWDALL, R. H,I KERNAN, L H. O'LEAR Y and a number of discovered s w/"'1 ttp
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BOBllRT Ellllft. Kw. 'Tis one of or.r party. Em. (Goes to D. r. c.) Who is there? Voice without. A friend. Em. Your name. Voic.! wiJ]umt. Liberty. Em.. Enter. (Unbars MM, &. lL fl Boldicrs.) Ker. (a. a to soldiers.) Why do you pause? Seize Robert Im 1111t &1d his rebellious g>
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lllDI!.] ROBJ:RT E11T. ta A..C'f IL ScsNI 1.-.A OhmnlJer in Emmet's HoU8e, 2 a. fabk anti two r.hm" on L. n. :MARIA enteis, reading 4 .ett el' .Mari.a. Yes, dear Robert., what e ver 'thy fate, I will share it with thee. JJe.:zrest love, b1411incss of an impressing nature callA !lie henee; but to-moMow, as there ia t1-utli in constancy, I wi!' '.lit.i Y-"' ) Alas my heart tells me he is in some desperaie strug gle; bis countenanc e reveals to me that his soul is fraught wit.Ii aome 11;reat deed. Last night I had such dreams I ( Ri.ses.) Methought I heard him shouting freedom throu g h the capital to weeping Ireland; then came a buzz of mingling sounds with the clash of arms ; the green bann e r floated in the breeze; ten thousand tongues proclaimed alou i, Robert Emmet, the champion Ireland is fr e e I" My heart bel\t with radiant hope in my proud bo som; I knelt in prayer. But the bri ght vbion vanished; the scen e was changed ; a river of blood appeared ; crimsoned waves lash e d and foamed, aud there upon the gory tide I saw a form as if mangled by savage beasts 'Twas Emmet! (Buriea her face in her hands ) Er.Ur Ju1>Y, r-unning, 1 11. L. H. Judy. (Joyfully.) Och, mistress d e ar, he's come, he's come! May he live forever, for the sake of my ble ss e d old mother, for he's going to marry the daughter, and that's myself! .Maria. Who mean you ? Judy. Faith, it's my own dear darling, Darby O'Gatf Sure, I'll never forget the day when your father's carriage drove ii.long, and saved poor Darby and myself from the soltliers, and took me into your 11ervice for nothing at all at all, and made me a lady's maid 'If aria. Invite your friend in, Judy, and make him welcome. Jud.If Faith, and he's rubbing his brogues at the door, like a real gentleman. (Calling.) Come in, Darby, jewel. (Goes up.) Enter DARBY, wit!; a leuer, 1 11. L. H. I>arby. (Bowing awkroardly.) Beg your pardon, ma'am; l'm here 111a'am; Judy called me, ma'am. Mari.a. I requested her to do so. I>arby. Tliank'ce, ma'am ; may the blessings of good living be wid ye, and bad times never come within smelling distance of your ladyship. lf you please, here's ,. small trifle of a letter for your good-looking a1
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lf ROBERT UIMET. I run all the way here like a rooster. Faith, 1f I had a fell down, I don't think I'd a stopped to pick myself up again. Maria. Heaven forbid aught should happen to mar our hari;in<>ss L. H. l E.) Darb ,9. (L. n., leering at Judy.) Och, is it yot:r darling self that l see in the corner, wid your head as big as a bushel of potatoes, and your mouth swin,ming wid tears of joy? Jiul,11. (R. n., slowly advancing.) It's little I expected to see the likes of ye thi3 blessed morning, wid the hair of your head sticking up like a full-grown field of carrots! Daiby. ( G1inning.) Judy, you're the di vii, so you are! .Ah! come here, and I'll smother ye. (Embraces and kisses her.) Och, what ele gant amusement! Judy, if iver I uie, I've a notion dis is the way I'd like to go off. (Embracing and kissing her.) Judy. Sure, Darby, you haven't worked in the clover fields for nothing. Daiby. No, by St. Patrick; I'd wish you to smother me in it. Judy. You're a broth of a boy, Darb,v. But what have you been 1loing so long, that I've not seen you at all at all ? ilarb,I/. What have I been doing? Faith, that would bother you e11tirely, if you knew it. Upon my soul, I hardly know myself. I'm a kind of a walking telegraph, that explains matters to the friends of ol
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llODa UL) ROBERT EIUlJ:f. 1.1 ber but a few st lit years ago the iunocu:.t blood th&t was rl1illM, ima the cruelties of those in power. Should thr enterprise fa.i and you !dll into thll hands of the enemy, they would award thee de1tth. Em. ( Wit/1 e11er9y.) Better die in fre1Jdom's cause thau live ty rant's Jfaiia. Rebert, lilt us fly from the land, and seek for P" 'll.le else. where. There is a clime yet new in song, a h\nd where all are be that our adopted home. Let us cross the seas, and bid adieu to the swoot isle of our childhood, and 1'.nd beneath the eagle's wings a ret'uf,'t unstained by oppression's foot, where bright, gloriuus equality iu every true man's boon .Em. What! fly my country! 6y from the sulforing I ha, e worn to defend I le ave them a prey to the insatiate jaws ot blooci-11ir8L Y tyranny I No, not for a kingdom would I taint the honor th1>1 tihould guidy. Yes. and twice as go as a ii. ._er.

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18 ROBKRT EIUUCT. Serg. (Ge lit'!) ltpsy.) Come, young woman, you ""d y.mr ln6 thcr drink that sen i.ment. Judy. Sure, myself nor mother won't drink my thin,!,; just uc r. S't'fl. (Ri,ing, staggers.) Well, if you won't drink, give me D kiss. (JUDY runs to Darby.) JJa1by. Just keep your distance, Mi>ter Pudding-head, .r I'll tlap you across the jaw. Berg. Don't give us any of your impudence, oh! woman; rds and masters here. (Staggering.) Come and give me ki;;s or whatever your name is. (Mu,sw. .Advancing, DA&&' tu;ka. "JI :n:ol of flour, throws it into his face ; lie staggers again;' tal,/e i..1:czing; DARBY very quickly takes rope, t'1rows it over Si r.o.n1 '11 end soldiers; it being in a loop, drws tliem all on to table; {)J APT lay s on them with atick; JUDY runs to fire and th1 ows content. trt' 1-'.t ne1 aoldiers, who shout and struggle. Scene closes.) Sc11:n IV.-A at1eet in Dublin, I o. Lighl8 dV101I. Enter DOWDALL, R. H. 1 B. Dow. So, so, thus far all goes well. Emmet's judicious r 1anp:e. ment hath accomplished more than I thought it possible int a period. He is indeed a bold, determined man, and I will eco'ld hi> efforts this night, if I perish in the attempt. I was fort01 1ate ;.n making my escape from the soldiers, with tbe private ducu1n<1..1ts for Swords intrusted to my care, thanks to Darby O'Gaff; he i8 1 brave young man, and possesses a true Irish heart ; his want of caution gets him into serious difficulties, which would co s t many th1 Ir lives. Still, his singular method and courage get him out of thur with eclat; he invariably comes off victorious, although the odds teu to one are against him. (Enter O'LEARY, 1 E. L. n.) Well met, O'Leary. How fare our friends in the P,aStern section P 0' Leary. All well, nh, aud prepared for action ; each heart be>lt ing with impatience for the hour : the bright spirit of hope is in every countellance, and whispering with confidence that to-morrow'@ aun will 9hine in triumph upon old Ireland's native shamrock. JJow. Heaven grant that it may 1 For my own part, I have 11 doubt of success ; unless, like Kernan, there should be traitors i the l e ague. 0' lenry. That villain should have suffered death the l!IOment 1i.1 tr1achery was made known. 1 'ow. Twas Emmet"s generosity that prevented us from killiug 1im on the spot. However, he id safely secured in the vault be 1 ea1h tl e depot. 0 {,,.,ary. 'frue ; and escape is impo ss ible. (NnUie without, R 11. I I JJvw Ah I there is some disturbance in that directior::. Let 1U .Jiil discretion and return to the depot by the back streets. ()' Lrory. Agreed I am with yet:. (E:rmnt O'l.K.lRY and DOWDALL, ... L. p \

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.ua1I 1'.] lt llAUr SnGE.UiT ToPl'.aLL, R. H. 1 E., rove1t:d with f()Wr, Ilia ,... bleeding; rubbing Mmsoij: &rg. 0, what a quilting I've got! I must have been bt rn uhtler n unlucky planet. l'm always in some mess or the other, and get3 he wa"k p.tr of the tage, practical ; mu;,ic; tnp at back is raised; KERSJ.S up, l'tpluces the tr
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II ROBERT EVlUCT. [4119 D &rg. (Ge tin9 ltpsy.) Come, young woman, you .. r,d y.mr au.ther drink that sen iment. Judy. Sure, my8elf nor mother won't drink :my thin ,r; just uc r. S'''fl (Rirds and masters here. (Staggering.) Come and give me t kiss \fo1.ly, or whatever your name is. (Musk. Advancing, DA&a ta.kea 1fJi of flour, tltrows it into !tis face ; lte staggers again;' tal,!e .,wazing ; DARBY very quickly take.' rope, t.'1rows it over Si r.0111 end soldiers; it being in a loop, d1,1ws them all 01> to table; DJ APT lays on them with stick; Jaov runs to fire and th1 ow content. er{ 114t _, soldiers, who sltou.t and str1ggle. Scene closes.) SoENE IV.-A street in Dublin, I o. Lights a-... Enter DOWDALL, R. H. 1 E. Dow. So, so, thus far all goes well. Emmet's judicious 1 1anp;e. ment bath accomplished more than I thought it possible in 1 shC'r& a period. He is indeed a hold, determined man, and I will eco"ld hi; efforts this night, if I perish in the attempt. I was fortv Late .n making my escape from the soldiers, with the private ducum i.J.ts for Swords intrusted to my care, thanks to Darby O'Gaff; he jg brave young man, and possesses a true Irish heart ; his want of cl\ution gets him into serious difficulties, which would cost many th1 Ir live$. Still, his singular method and courage get him out of tb1, m with eclat; he invariably comes off victorious, although the oddB ten to one are against him. (Enter O'LEARY, 1 E. L. 11.) Well met, O 'Leary How fare our friends in the P,astern O'Leary. All well, nh, and prepared for action; each heart heat ing with impatience for the hour: the bright sp irit of hope is in every counteuance, and whispering with confidence that to.morrow'! will shine in triumph upon old Ireland's native shimrock. JJow. Heaven grant that it may For my own part, I have b doubt of success; unless, like Kernan, there should he traitors i tlJe league. 0' Le .. ry. That should have suffered death the moment 1i 1 tr1achery was made known. Dow. 'Twas Emmet's generosity that prevented us from killing 1im on the spot. However, he id safely secured in the Yault be 1 ea1 h t 1 e depot. 0 &Ary. 'frue; and escape is impossible. (N,,U.e witho1d, R II. 1 11:, Duw Ab 1 there is some disturbance in that directioc. Let 1u ..&ll discretion anJ r<>tum to the depot by the hack streets. O' LM.ry. Agreed I am with you. (Ezeunt O'J.i.:.rny and DOWDALL, IL i.. p \

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alnl't'.) lt lhtw SXI .. GEANT ToPF .. LL, a. a. 1 E., rove1ed IJJith. O'Ur. Hw bleeding; rubbing himself'. &rg. O, what a quilting I've got! I mu;t have been btrn ui.dcr n unluckv planet. I'm always in some mess or the other, and gct3 he we.1st of it. Just as I thought myself so cosy with lots of eat ng and drinking, (rubbing himself,) that infernal she devil bow she 1 jrl it ou all ny comrades bolting off and leaving me to be poundc:l Jy the old womt and gal. Curse me, if I don't serve them out fu ..t 1 I'll give tbem extra drill for deseiting their sergeant. E11ter CORPORAL, L. H. 1 E. Corp. (Seeing SERGEANT.) Ha, ha, ha! Why, you are in a pickle again I (Laughi1tg hea1tily.) Ha, ha, lia I Ha, ha, ha l Berg. (ln passion.) What do you mean by this behavior, sir? How dare you laugh at your superior officer? Gorp. Upon my soul, I can't help it, sergeant. Ha, ha, ha I Berg Silence, sir; I won't be laughed at. I'll report you to the commanding officer, and he will have you broke. Gorp. Ha, ha, ha l Take care that you don't get broke yourself. &rg. That' s an insult. ind, I predict you lose your stripes. Gorp. You're a pretty fellow to predict l Why, the sergeantmotjor said you WW! the greatest fool in tbe regimen l Serg. Did be really? And I suppose you're of the same opinion 7 Gorp. Of course I am. You never go out with a file of men without getting iuto trouble. The picket bas just returned to the barracks, nearly all crippled, and told tbe officers of the watch thai you tc.ok them into some kitchen, where two old women scaliled them and pommelled you,--Serg. Damn that old woman I It's all trne, corporal. I'm the most unfortunate devil alive. beat without, L. H.) Ab, that'a the rol1 call. 0, wby did I ever come to Ireland? (Exit, 1 K. L. a., followed by Couoa..u, la;1g1'ing.) BcENE V.Wa1e1"oom in the Depot, 4 and 5 a. ; a door in flat, c. ; a gallery across above the dool' from R. to L., backed with cliamber; in c practical, unde1 !Jflllery; a bench, R. 2 E ; two men discovered making cartridgts ; a man .:it a ftwnace, L. II. 2 E., making butl.tt.11 1,able, c., on it writing matmiala -pen., ink, and papers; fo1"1'1!4 guns, and pike& in varioll .. places, piled; a trap, c. L 11., lia u k p.s1 of the tage, practical; >nuic; tnp at ba c k i s rai, ed; KERSAR up, 1,p l a ces the trap tautioml,11, .hakes his hand threa teuingly to men at work, and exits up into gallery. 6nkrr. D. o., under gallery, DOWDALL and O'LEARY with papera; place them on tabie. -r Ah, sir, I once had children ; bnt alas I tbeJ all P9'I" / ..n '98 the same day that Lord Fitzgerald was dragged ..,.01nrled

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ROBERT Jl;ll!olET. co the jaJ. Stame to the government l They hanged poor Cllooi inst by his own door, and his bl'other Henry was refused admittance 0 sir, the bl'avest man of the day died crazy in prison. Ireland wiU never forget her wrongs. Dow. You h green isle soaring like tbe phoonix from the ashes of ber thrnldom, regenerated in her great and former glory. (To O'LEARY.) See to Kernan; bring the traitor before us. (O'LEARY goes to trap up J.. c., w.\iclt he rai.1es and descends ; at the s11me time KERNAN enters at door, F., on patlery, 'IJJith six soldiers. O 'LuaY comes hurried/,y up t1 O'Lcat"'.I. Kernan is not here. He bas egcaped we are betrayP.d Omnes Betl'ayed l 1 ( Tkree ; all rise. Tableau.) Ker. (Aloud.) Ahl behold who triumphs nowl--Kernau or Robert Emmet l Em. Wretch, thou canst not To arms, to arms 1 ( .41. preprwe for iu:lion.}

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BH T.j ltOBERT EYM ET. Ker. Surrender I you are surrounded: the streets are filled llit.b soldier. ( 1'h e y descend .from gall e iy to stage.) Em. N u v c r s urr c nd u r Ireland! Lih e rty or death I (JfusW. Tlie dc.ur o n the g illcry o p e11JJ. Ente r DARBY and J U DY 1 o ith gre m./f.ig and 1hiUaleh and cr owd of armed peasants ; they desce1ul ; kno cks doum on L H ; guns are d i s c h arged; siz s o ldiers ru,sh on from B and L. 3 &. ; g eneml battle; soldie?s aie defeated O'LKARY gives bu. .,,. to EllllET ) TABLEAU. SoLDIERS and PEASANTS on GALLERY. iJulDIERS, PATRIOTS. SOLDIERS and PEASANTS. SoLDIJ:R8 a11 PEAUNTll. JUDY. 'Jlwo SoLDUCRS. DOWDALL. PEAS.lNT. '1.'vto SoLDIJ:U, 00-. L H. O'LEARY. PATR!O?S. EllMET, with banMr. DARBY. KERNU, do1111t. PIWIANT. Qu ick drop L. .. .A.CT III Bosn I.-.A. Pri1on., 2 G. J)oor in flat, L. H ; a table on R. H ; 01L ii and papers; a gtool, R. H Music, piano, "Ezik of Erin." discovered readifl!J a book. Em. Death l well, what is death ? w e see it dail,v ; it is a sleep o f m >rtality that never wakes; it is the parting of soul and body ; the !11 ;t gives up its tenement, and the last yie lds iLself to th.e worms. B,t th e n the scaffold-to quit Ufe with I\ stain, anrl that stain pressed th e re by the tools of pow e r, backed by the poli cy of a ba se gov e rn rue nt I am assured my doom will be death No act i on in my life Jfogs my breast. I can meet my Maker, the King of king s, with 11mile. .A.h, Ii-eland, thy hour ba s not yet come. Groan on, weepin 11atiou, till the day dawn s upon the downfall of thy mast ers; for i ; u com e though my bones slumber in et e rnal ( Noise I .1<.ii ns w i thotd, Ente r C ONNER, D F L. H., wi th MARIA, dr e ssed ;, tla. k, a Hil over her face. CoNNOa bows re-'pectfully to lter, and ezi t t F L. H.) What art th o u ? .Ilaria. (1'1trows a s ide her v e il.) Robert Robe t I (Falls 011 4ia />oJ'J11'. ) Em. 0 woman, devoted woman I In the shepherd's happy cot shg la the creature of fancy, overcome by the breeze of twilight or th t fragranei! of a rose. Bnt rouse her affections in the hour o f adferti il' u1d abe po88CSses mo!e firmness than man can boast.

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ROOKRT EMMET. [.a.as i.1 A/aria. Nay, I /\m weak now, clear Robert, my mmd has bce11 1ad. is thn day of your trial; my h eart whispers a glorio111 close. Th l day i8 so lovely-I gazed frum my ca.>ement this morn ing, where we hurn so often sat and watched the budt.ling blossoms in that green bowci, and the sky shooting to and fro like infant playful nc6'1, with clouds of gold ; the whole hol'izon blushed, and the god of day, iL his imperial cm, leaped from his eastern couch, and seemcil ike messenger of peace The c1owds that throng the court, and eve.1 the stern Lord 'orbury, whose handg are dyed in Iris!:. app eared unclouded by a frown. Robert, you will be acquitted, ani tlie universal voice of Irishmen will hail the patriot's liberty. bin. Thou hast a sanguine heart, and I would live for thee. Dost trou remember the con1ersation we had the day before that fatal .Jfaria. Yes, Robert; we spoke of another land. Em. True. I would go now and seek a home there with thee Tl:tere many an outcast from Hibcrnia'R shore enjoys the privilege their nativ e land denied. Huw many noble spirits, friends of the brave Fitzgerald, dwell in that happy republic, that each day rises in her young might, a model for the world Enter D. F. L. H. C'on. (Bowing respectjtdly.) My lady, you must depari. V1 Emmet is summoned for t1ial. The guards wait without. Em. Go, my love; we shall soon know the worst. Maria. ( Hope deserts me now. Em. Go, dearest; be firm, I beseech thee. Maria May the grea t Power above be thy (.ilfnsic. T!tey emb1ace. Exit MARJA with CONNER, n. F. L. u. Enier ConPO RAL with a file of soldieiw, D. F. L. H. EmrnT take., pape1s fiom table, R.H., andfal/,s in between t!te soldiers, and all exeunt, n. F. L. H.) SCENE II.-A Stieet in Dublin, 1 o. Enter DARBY, L. H 1 11:., Au h ands in his pocket., very melanc!toly JJaiby. Be my sou l I haven't had such a load of gl'ief in thi1 heart of my own this many a long day ; it seems for all the world a1 if it would break through my side, and tear my waistcoat all to spli n lars. Bad luck to my escaping on the 23d of July ; sure that :a1 OU).(ht to have been a holiday for poor ould Ireland. Ah, must ,. tnusha l Why th11 di vii wagn't I kilt? Faith, I wis h that I hrid a Jrit.Jl )f water, with a little whiskey in it. I'd drink it if it was to ch'Jl Ile, be d-d but I would, for I'm low-spirited intirely. Enter J unv R. H. 1 x. Juay. Och, Darby dear, is that you own self? Darby. Faith it is, cushla, all that kft of me. I have been crrint \he aoul bolt out of me, and it is as weak 8!! water gr I am My. Don't be down-hearted, Darb)'

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ICKn IL) ROBERT J:)IMET. I>arb;i. How can I help it, Judy The ',rt vc ltobert Em:r e1 in the court, and the trial is goin;; on; Rure there's ueen any quantity of ;a':'!' for the patriots, but justice is out of the question Jttd!J. Sure it's a sorry time, Darby; but we must hope for the best. ])a,.b,:;. I'm sick and tired of hoping; it's like looking at ncthing in one hand, and then squinting into the other to find it. J1wy. Well, Darby, dcnr, it's no use meeting trouble half way. llost Gf the people think that the master will get clear, and the mis tress thinks so too .Darb11. (Rttbbing M. hand.) If I was only sure of that, I'd le 'l ev ery rag off of my back for joy. Jud.. Sure you wouldn't do that, Darby. I>adiy (Excited.) Upon my soul I would. I'd be blind drunk to. night it' I never was sober again. Judy. For shame, Darby .Darby Di vii a shame l'd think of it; if Robert Emmet was lib erated this blessed moment I'd murder you for fun Tudy. Don't think of such a thing. Darby. (ExJ:J,ted.) I'd do it. By me soul I'd murder the whole world, aud smother myself afterwards! Judy. Don't be going out of your senses, Darby. I have a secret to tell yon; when the trouble is over, the master and mistress are going to America. .Daibp. Then bad luck to me if I don't go too, if I have to walk all the way there. J1M.y. That's my way of thinking, Darby. America's the coun try for my money; and it's myself that has saved up nine pounds and three quarters all in gold .Da1by. Nine pounds and three quarters all in gold-my fortune's made Judy, we'll go to America and buy a fa1m. You can dig po tato es, and I can milk the cows. We will have thousimds of pigs and roosters. .A.re you quite sure that you have got all that money? Jttdy. As sure as the nose on your face. 1Ja1by. (Feeling his nose.) .A.ll right l I'll go home and burn the cabin; I won't sleep In it another night. Judy. No, Darby, don't do that. Poor Mary O'Neal will be glad of it to shelter her fatherless children. Darby. True for you, Judy ; she's the woman I'll give it to. J pramieed Tim Lavey a whacking for sneaking about with the solJien. t'll go and lather him. (Going, R.) (Deta i ning Aim.) No, no, Daroy. Don't think of fighti.1t J),.1iy. Well, I'd like to pay my debts, and leave the country with t ftwd clum\Cter. J .J.. Gome with me to the Darby, anJ I'll show you th e r le i1" the chimuey corner where I keeps my riches. .Dmb11. Is that the bank,
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11.()BJ:RT :&:MliET. [Aar. m Judy. Yes; and I have the knuckle end of a leg of mutton, aml 1 eup of whiskey in the pantry for you Darby .Darby You have? whiskey and mutton-take me with you, lewel. I'll pulverize one, and sink the other. Father McGinllison ivos roL111d tl1e corner; 1ve'll hite him to transmogrify the pair of iu into one. For by the rules of my relations we shall have a large creel of Darbys and Judys; and I'd wish to be a good father and motb6" all; sc comti along. Hurrail for America I (Exit with JuDr. l J:. L. H.) &lllNi: III. lnte1ior of the New Ses.'lion House, Dublin, 11 and 6 o Lar9e o. d1>ors open, backed with inte1-ior, tl;roil!Jh which aoldiera ar. seen. : tluJury a1an9ed, R. u. &. ; the judges seated; Loan NORBURY Ma. BARON GsoaG.&1 and B.;.1\0N Dur on a. H. 2 11:.; LoRD Noa BU&Y as presiding judge; b:. 1111sr, L. o., i1l priao1.er's box, 8() placed that Ju faces tlu audie,.ce ; CoRPORAL and spectator& arrange4 L. and back; constables with staffs, etc. Juar. 801.Dt&RS. Orr1ci:a. 0FFICKR. Juar. CoRPORAL. Su11&1n. OFFICER. BARON Dur. Suxauv. NORBURY. 8.uioN Gi:oaoL L H. SP&OT ATOllb. 8PEOTUOU. CoxsT.s.BU:ll L. R Nor. (To jury.) If you are satisfied of this man's guilt, you mus! discharge your duty to your king and to your country I know the progress of every good mind begins with abhorrence for the crime, and endR with compassion for the criminal. Gentlemen of the jury, J shall not detain you long. You have already heard, on two o.:casions, the witnesses against him ; nor has one appeard in his favor; and, if believe the cvidence,-the criminhtl conduct of the p1iso11er,-1ou, gentlemen of the jary, are bound to decide between the pris itner and justice due to your country, and, in that caae, you Ind him guilty. (Sits. FOR.B:MAN whispers tlu jury. NORBURY aci ir-j'ury.) Will you tetire, or arc your minds made np .Porem1m of jury. We, the jury, find the prisoner guilty l Nor. Prisoner, what have you tu say why judgment of death dhoull DQt be against you according to law? Em. My lords, I have nothing to say that can alter your predeter mination ; but I have much to say why my reputation should be reitouaed Crom the load of false accusations and calumny which have bee11 heaped upon it. I have no ht>jie that I can anch'lr my characl.er 11.

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ICPJlm.) &OBUT lllllft II Liie breast of a court and tr-.immell-id as this is. I onh wish, and it i s the utmo s t I expect, that your lordsnips may suffer it w float down your m e mories, untainted by the foul brnath of vr cjn ilice, until it tinds some more hospitable h t \l'bor to shelter it from the etorm by which it is at present buffeted when my s pirit shall be afted to a more friendly port when my shade shall have joiacI h e band of tho s e martyred heroes, who have their tlood on caffold, and in the field, in defence of their country and of virtue-his is my hope. I wish that my memory and name may anima t e those who survive me, while I look down with complacency on the destr1:ction of that perfidious government which upholds its domin Ions by blasphemy of the Most High, whic3 displays its power orc1 man and over the beast of the forest-a government steeled to bal' barity by che cries of the orphans and the t ears of the wid.>ws which It has made! Nor. The mean and wicked who felt as you do were Dot equal to the accomplishments of their wild d esign! Em. I appoal to the imm 1 iculate Makel'I swear by the throne ')f Heaven, before which I must shortly appear, by the blood of die murdered patriots who have gone before me, that my conduct furough all this peril, ha.s been governed only by the conviction I have uttered; and I confidently and assuredly hope that there i:; still u11ion anJ strength in Ireland to accomplish this noble enterprise I Nor. I do not sit h e re to hear treason Em. I have always unde1stood that judges think it their d11ty to bear with patience, and to speak with humanity. Where ie the boasted fre e dom of your institutions-where is the vaunted impar tiality, cle mency, and mildness of your courts of jus tice, if an uufo tuuate p1isoner, whom your policy, and not your ju;;tice, is u.bo ut t, deliver into the hands of the execution e r, is not suffer e d to explain his motives sincerely and truly, and to vindicate the p1'iuciplcs by which he '"88 actuated? You, my lord, are a judge.-! am toe culprit.-! am a man-you are a man also. By a revolu tion of power we might 11hange places, though we nev e r could chan g e characters. If I stand at the bar of this com-t, and dare not vi11di cute my character, how dare you calumniate it? Your executi o n e r may abridge the period of my existence; but whilst I exi st, I will :<5.ake the best use of that life in doing justice to that reputation which t to live after me, and which is the only legacy I can leave to tho8' J honor and love, and for whom 1 am proud to perish I N
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t ROBERT EMMET. lar. m. An. It 11 allegru t:tat 1 wished to sell the indepeude::ioo of my 1111try. I am charged with btJing an emissary of F -ance. I am no e..tissary ; my ambition was to hold R place among the deliverers of my country, not in power nor in profit, but in the glory of the t.chievements. Were the to come as invaders or enemies, uninvited II the wishes of the people, I should oppose them to the otrr.ost of my strength -I wo.1ld meet them on the beach with a 4.Vl,rtl in one hand and R torch in the othe1 -I would oppose ther triln all the dr structive fury of war-I would every inch of :ru md, burn every blade of grass before them, and the last intren;:h went. of liberty should be my grave.-My country was my idol; IL I sr.crificc every selfish, every daring sentiment, and for it I now !lifer up my life. l sec you are imp!ltient for the sacrifice. The blood you detJk is not congealed by the arti.!icial terrors whi-0h surround your V:ct1m; it circulates and unruffled through the chan nels which the mighty Maker created for nobler purposes, but which you are bent to destrny. I have but a few more words to say.-1 em going to my cold and silent home; my lamp of life is nearly extin the gt"lVe opens to receive me, and I sink into its bosom. I h1we one request to ask at my departure from this world-it is the charity of its silence.-Let no man write my epitaph; for as no mat knows my motives, nor dare now vindicate them, let not prejudice 01 ignorance asperse them.-Let them and me repose in peace, ana my &omb remain uninscribed until other times and other men can do ice to my character, when my country takes her place among the n11.tions of the earth ; then, aud not till then, lilt my epitaph be w:it. ten.-I have done Nor. I must perform the painful duty that devolv'l8 upon me. Ynu have been convicted of treason. But let me exhort yuu not to depari this life with such sentiments of rooted hostility to your king Em. (Pointing upwards.) My King is there I Tableau. bn IV.-.A Landscape, 1 o. Music," Erue of &n." D.&RBY, 1 11:. L. a., a large bundle fastened lo hi.a back-alick /ollowed bg JuoY, bundle on her arm Come along, darling-never say die. I know it's heal' ..._V\l..ng 'o part from the place where we first drew the breath of life b11t, upOl h..;' soul, a follo'v can't call his life his own in these times.-. Be dad! th-. tieen Is\P, used t.o be renowned for hurling matches an J .inuse'Ilents foi. : <\id a fellow's heart good to see them ; but the grea: !llt sourt going is to hang poor devils for nothing at all but t rlease tlle govern.nt. .. :o--The devil ram arid hammer them, &ay I l Throw& :iown bundle.1 Judy. Sure I can't he;;..:.'inking about the poor muster that tbtiy are going to murder. I'm b/a, \hat my lady went to reside with her father, for the news, I'm afraid, -viii kill Darby. (T11kea small /task from poeke..) Sit down, cushla, and lake 1 drllp of comfort-the lllirit' not in me. (BU/i lit ) Her.,

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tolDfB T.) 80Blf. your Judy ; ii will ch eer you up a bit ; "e h&ve three lone tmles to trudge befme "l'e reach the sea s hore ( JUDY .flask; 11Y it a-1d ret1m1.S I hope we'll have the lu c k to fi11d a ship n.>Ml7 to 1.ill for .A.meril'll. Faith, I long to be there. (Sing.) They say there's bread and work for all, .And the sun shines always there; But I'll not forget Old lre laud, Were it fifty times as fair. (Drinks.) lrell, a drop of good whiskey cheers a fellow up, any how. (Rt..iy. Oome Judy, it's no use thinking, as my father used to say: grieving le telly, so let us be jolly. (Drinks.) Sing me that little ditty, J11d7, that fills the soul of every Irishman wid joy and sorrow. Judy I'm sad at heart, Darby; but I'll try to sing it SONG. "The harp that on c e through Tata's halls"-( Exeunt DARBY and JuoY, 111. R. e) Ions V. Thoma& Street, Dublin, 5 o. Tlte pop 1dace, tiM female, discovered. Music ; dead m a rcli. Emer Proce&Sion, L. H. u. E officers, CottPORAL1 twelve soldiers, Jihn,n o.fficers. 0Jrp. Have you any thing to say? .Em. (Tukea papers f1om bosoin ) Here are several l e tters I wish conveyed to my friends. (G ives tlt6'1n..) In the small desk, now in possetlSion of the you will find a few you would oblige me by conveying them also to my frieuds ; and is my last reque9t, that my body should not be mutilated I Carp Your comands shall be faithfully attended to, sir 1ln. Thanks. There is one I would have given more than Jif, ha>e seen before I leave this stage of action .-For the public servfoe I abandoned the worship of anoth e r idol I adored in my heart. tA 1cream witho11t, u. E. R. H. MARIA Mt8MA i11, falls into EMMET'S
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&OBERT ll:M:llft. &nether laaghing at his fellow, just as though it wt-e a holiday Hol:!'Or I horror I Em. I do implore thee, bt> calm.-These sights auit noL ll w<> WJlll'B eye; yet hear my parting wol'ds. Take thi s d ea r image of thy illllf, (gives her mi1tiatu1e, l and tl'easul'e it as I ham doue. Forgel lliis awful hour, a11d think only of the halcyon days we have "''" tvgcther; but if hereafter my name should be used as a ribald cno:ok by those in power, say, he died in transport in his wuntry"1 llluse. Vorp. (Adva1tces.) Mr. Emmet, your time has expired. Mariion about to pror.N,d : W tollr ; drvn11 Oe.t.) Porvucm. Poruuc.w. Onrnn, 2 8olPLUll. \Jo.uozw.. SITUATIONS. 0FFICXII. 2 SoLDIERS. PoPUUCL 2 8oLDJJCRS. 2 SoLD!.ERS. Poruuc.. 2 SoLD!ERS. i SoLDUCR8. Ovncu. .M.rn14, in arin. of a111 oJl .. I\ TAULl.\C. QU :ex CUR'l AilL

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