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The Barber of Seville Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act 2, Part 3 Summary

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Act 2, Part 3 Summary

The Count comes in, disguised as a soldier and pretending to be drunk. As he comically struggles to pronounce Bartholo's name correctly, and as Bartholo struggles to throw him out, the Count whispers to Rosine who he really is and tries to pass a letter to her. Bartholo sends Rosine out, saying that it is dangerous for a woman to be alone with a drunken man. She leaves, without taking the letter.

Bartholo sees the Count putting the letter back in his pocket. The Count sings a teasing song about Bartholo's appearance, which makes Bartholo angry and distracts him from the letter, which is what the Count wanted. The Count then teases Bartholo about how bad a doctor he is. Bartholo gets even angrier, and challenges the Count to say what he came for. The Count pretends to get angry himself, Rosine rushes in to...

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