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Zeneida By M De Cahusac

Auhtor: Frank Morlock

Language: english

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Review by Dr. Bojan Tunguz, May 2009


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'Zeneida By M De Cahusac':

Franois-Marie Arouet (21 November 1694 ? 30 May 1778) better known by the pen name Voltaire was a French Enlightenment writer and philosopher famous for his wit and for his advocacy of civil liberties including freedom of religion and free trade. Voltaire was a prolific writer and produced works in almost every literary form including plays poetry novels essays historical and scientific works more than 20000 letters and more than 2000 books and pamphlets. He was an outspoken supporter of social reform despite strict censorship laws and harsh penalties for those who broke them. As a satirical polemicist he frequently made use of his works to criticize intolerance religious dogma and the French institutions of his day. Voltaire was one of several Enlightenment figures whose works and ideas influenced important thinkers of both the American and French Revolutions.

Excerpts from the Book 'Zeneida By M De Cahusac':


... concerned about performance rights in any media on stage, cinema, or television, or audio or any other media, including readings for which an entrance ...
... crowd Of the curious who swarmed around us, And yet more despite yourself, To the glances you kept hidden? ZENEIDA: It's true, you annoyed ...
... fate is going to reveal itself. With prudence one can often Correct the malign influence of the stars, Avoid it, or repair it, And if your ...
... supreme felicity. So I exhausted my power To dower you with all the vain attractions Of the most brilliant face. All my art served to embellish ...
... By a lucky caprice , Make miracles when playing. ZENEIDA: If he was indeed thinking- FAIRY: He hasn't seen you. A mask has ...
... DAGNY: Nothing is equal to the trouble of my soul. I saw in the gardens- His air is enchanting, God! How pretty his face is. Perhaps you ...
... after a blessing so sweet And I felt my soul flying towards you. ZENEIDA: (aside) I feel all he's saying. ROLAND: But what! ...
... Command, I can attempt anything. ZENEIDA: I must hide my features and keep silent. ROLAND: Ah! Zeneida, would you Despair a heart ...
... I dared- But, no, the means he's giving me, Let's profit by it to sound the recesses of his heart. (aloud) Your suspicion is only too true. Roland, ...
... You are forcing me to it well, I shall believe you. ZENEIDA: (aside) You believe me! He thinks it, the traitor! (to Roland, timidly) And ...
... I adore her. Since she loves me in her turn, I will make her keep her mask on all day. But someone's coming. Is this Venus or Flora? ...
... Her strong tone shocks, aggravates. She is mean, ungrateful, disdainful. In short, impertinence makes her ugly Like the others. Nature vainly ...
... I will let you see it. I think you have good taste. Well, in this palace, be it base jealousy, Or lack of discrimination, Only Zeneida, ...
... unfaithful portrait If I pictured her otherwise. ROLAND: With such beautiful eyes, can she not be beautiful? FAIRY: But from where ...
... of my eyes he is betraying me! ROLAND: (to Dagny) No question, your face is perfect. Good taste alone suffices to find it so. DAGNY: ...
... DAGNY: He's raving and I don't understand a thing. ZENEIDA: But this portrait, whose is it? ROLAND: It's yours. ZENEIDA: ...
... your frivolity, for her coquetry, Look, ingrate, see if Dagny Ought to have won out over me. (Zeneida unmasks.) ROLAND: What do I ...
... the years. A solid happiness will be your share, And Love, guiding the feelings of your hearts, Will triumph until the decline of age And habit ...
... When the theatre gets drowsy The play falls, the author flees The envious laugh, and the actor fumes But when the public applauds The author shows ...
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