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altri Andrea ANGIOLINA ANTONIO aught Avogadori Barbaro Beltramo BENINTENDE BERTRAM BERTUCCIO FALIERO blood CALENDARO Capi casa cause che fu chief CITIZEN Consiglieri Conspirators Council Council of Ten DAGOLINO Dandolo death detto Consiglio Dieci Doge of Venice Doge's ducal Ducato Duke Exeunt fathers fatta feel fu preso furono Giovanni Giunta gran hath heart Heaven honour hour insult ISRAEL BERTUCCIO justice liero LIONI live lord Marco MARIANNA Marino Faliero Marino Faliero Doge Michel Steno Michele Morosini Ne'er nephew never Niccolo Nicoletto night noble o'er offence palace Palazzo passions patrician peril Philip Calendaro Pietro prince Procuratore proud punishment quale quali Quaranta rash Saint Mark's Sanudo SCENE senate sentence Sestiero shame siege of Zara SIGNOR Solajo soul sovereign speak Stefano sword thee thine things thou hast thought traitors treason Treviso Trivisano trust twas una di quelle unto Venetian VINCENZO words
Page 213 - Who kindlest and who quenchest suns ! — Attest ' I am not innocent, — but, are these guiltless ? I perish, but not unavenged ; far ages Float up from the abyss of time to be, And show these eyes...
Page 93 - They never fail who die In a great cause : the block may soak their gore ; Their heads may sodden in the sun ; their limbs Be strung to city gates and castle walls — But still their spirit walks abroad. Though years Elapse, and others share as dark a doom, They but augment the deep and sweeping thoughts Which overpower all others, and conduct The world at last to freedom.
Page iii - Faliero is one of the most remarkable events in the annals of the most singular government, city, and people of modern history. It occurred in the year 1355. Everything about Venice is, or was, extraordinary, — her aspect is like a dream, and her history is like a romance.
Page xvii - Romanorum," the author of the Mysterious Mother, a tragedy of the highest order, and not a puling love-play. He is the father of the first romance, and of the last tragedy in our language, and surely worthy of a higher place than any living writer, be he who he may.