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THE FALL OF THE ALAMO

Bowie.

So waive for once thy honorable objection;
There is no harm in hearing what he brings.

Crockett.

Yes, Travis, do, for we confide in thee.

Travis.

If such is your desire I will submit.

[Addressing Captain Kimble.]


So bring him to this room with eyes blindfolded,
But, Crockett, thou and other comrades stand
Before the door, expectant of my call.

[Exit Kimble through a door in the rear. Crockett and Bowie, the latter on crutches^ leave through a side-door.]

Scene X.

Col. Bradburn, with eyes blindfolded is shown into the room by Kimble.

Travis.

Remove thy bandage, man! What, Bradburn, thou?
Again thou comest in the tyrant's van
To desolate the peaceful homes, the fields
Of thine own countrymen, and to deprive them
Of rights inalienable, holy, old,