10 SIR MARMADUKE enters from house. LADT SANGAZURE and he exhibit signs of strong emotion at the sight of each other, which they endeavor to repress. ALEXIS and ALINE rush into each other's arms. RECITATIVE. ALEXIS. Oh, my adored one I ALINE. Beloved boy! ALEXIS. Ecstatic rapture ! ALINE. Unmingled joy! (They retire up.) DUET SIR MARMADUKE and LADY SANGAZURE. SIR M. (R. c. with stately courtesy.) "Welcome joy, adieu to sadness! As aurora gilds the day, So those eyes, twin orbs of gladnesa, Chase the clouds of care away. Irresistible incentive Bids me humbly kiss your hand; I'm your servant most attentive Most attentive to command ! (Aside, with frantic vehemence.) Wild with adoration I Mad with fascination ! To indulge my lamentation No occasion do I miss ! Goaded to distraction By maddening innction, I find some satisfaction In apostrophe like this : "Sarigazure immortal, "Saugazure divine, "Welcome to my portal, " Angel, oh be mine! " (Aloud, with much ceremony.) Irresistible incentive Bids me humbly kiss your hand; I'm your servant most attentive Most attentive to command 1 LADY S. (L. c.) Sir, I thank you most politely For your graceful courtesee; Compliment more true knightly Never yet was paid to me 1 Chivalry is an ingredient Sadly lacking in our land- Sir, I am your most obedient,
Most obedient to command!