Rienzi, Last of the Roman Tribunes eBook

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RIENZI,1
Preface2
Preface to the Present Edition, 1848.3
BOOK I. —­ THE TIME, THE PLACE, AND THE MEN.8
Chapter 1.I.  The Brothers.8
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Chapter 1.III.  The Brawl.20
Chapter 1.IV.  An Adventure.26
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Chapter 1.VI.  Irene in the Palace of Adrian di Castello.44
Chapter 1.VII.  Upon Love and Lovers.47
Chapter 1.VIII.  The Enthusiastic Man Judged by the Discreet Man.49
Chapter 1.IX.  “When the People Saw this Picture, Every One Marvelled.”52
Chapter 1.X.  A Rough Spirit Raised, Which May Hereafter Rend the Wizard.55
Chapter 1.XI.  Nina di Raselli.58
Chapter 1.XII.  The Strange Adventures that Befel Walter de Montreal.64
BOOK II.  THE REVOLUTION69
Chapter 2.II.  The Interview, and the Doubt.78
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Chapter 2.IV.  The Ambitious Citizen, and the Ambitious Soldier.94
Chapter 2.V.  The Procession of the Barons.—­The Beginning of the End.102
Chapter 2.VI.  The Conspirator Becomes the Magistrate.104
Chapter 2.VII.  Looking after the Halter when the Mare is Stolen.107
Chapter 2.VIII.  The Attack—­the Retreat—­the Election—­and the Adhesion.108
BOOK III.  THE FREEDOM WITHOUT LAW.114
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BOOK IV.  THE TRIUMPH AND THE POMP.139
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Chapter 4.III.  The Actor Unmasked.157
Chapter 4.IV.  The Enemy’s Camp.161
Chapter 4.V.  The Night and its Incidents.164
Chapter 4.VI.  The Celebrated Citation.171
Chapter 4.VII.  The Festival.174
BOOK V. THE CRISIS.178
Chapter 5.II.  The Flight.184
Chapter 5.III.  The Battle.187
Chapter 5.IV.  The Hollowness of the Base.194
Chapter 5.V.  The Rottenness of the Edifice.199
Chapter 5.VI.  The Fall of the Temple.203
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BOOK VI.  THE PLAGUE.209
Chapter 6.II.  The Seeker.212
Chapter 6.III.  The Flowers Amidst the Tombs.219
Chapter 6.IV.  We Obtain What We Seek, and Know it Not.224
Chapter 6.V.  The Error.227
BOOK VII.  THE PRISON.235
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Chapter 7.IV.  The Lady and the Page.249
Chapter 7.V.  The Inmate of the Tower.251
Chapter 7.VI.  The Scent Does Not Lie.—­The Priest and the Soldier.256
Chapter 7.VII.  Vaucluse and its Genius Loci.—­Old Acquaintance Renewed.257
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Chapter 7.IX.  Albornoz and Nina.264
BOOK VIII.  THE GRAND COMPANY.268
Chapter 8.II.  Adrian Once More the Guest of Montreal.275
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BOOK IX.  THE RETURN.286
Chapter 9.II.  The Masquerade.289
Chapter 9.III.  Adrian’s Adventures at Palestrina.297
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Chapter 9.V.  The Biter Bit.307
Chapter 9.VI.  The Events Gather to the End.309
BOOK X. THE LION Of BASALT.312
Chapter 10.II.  Montreal at Rome.—­His Reception of Angelo Villani.314
Chapter 10.III.  Montreal’s Banquet.317
Chapter 10.IV.  The Sentence of Walter de Montreal.322
Chapter 10.V.  The Discovery.326
Chapter 10.VI.  The Suspense.329
Chapter 10.VII.  The Tax.332
Chapter 10.VIII.  The Threshold of the Event.333
Chapter The Last.  The Close of the Chase.337
The End344
Appendix II.  A Word Upon the Work by Pere du Cerceau and Pere Brumoy,351
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