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Orphee aux Enfers.

Op.I feel happy; I feel content!
Right is triumphant!
Thanks, Jupe! thanks, Jupe!

(Exeunt.)

 

 

THIRD TABLEAU.

A BEOTIAN KING.

(Pluto's drawing-room.)


SCENE I.


Eu. Nobody—no tidings. It is intolerable. I feel the time awful tedious. I have been here two days all alone, no recreation but the company of the boorish servant who is my jailor. Ah, Pluto, take care; you have no idea what a capricious woman can do. If it be thus he love me, I shall regret my husband. Some one— He again!


SCENE II.

JOHN STYX, EURIDICEA.


Jo. She is indeed beautiful, very beautiful. Did I but dare—

Eu. You again, what would you—

Jo. Did not madame ring?

Eu. I did not.

Jo. So much the worse.

Eu. Why?

Jo. Because, if madame had rang, it would have been that madame needed something (sighs and roars), and as madam has not rang, it is that madam needs nothing! (Goes toward the door.) Madam, I am the best natured fellow in the world. I have a