Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais, The Barber of Seville, or the Useless Precaution; A Comedy in four Acts. With Songs (London: J. Chouquet, ). Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais No preview available – QR code for Beaumarchais, Le barbier de Séville Le barbier de Seville (Beaumarchais)/ gtt. The Project Gutenberg EBook of Le barbier de Séville ou la précaution inutile, by Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais This eBook is for the use of anyone.

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Figaro I did not think he was anybody. While the doctor is coming down the stairs to retrieve it, Rosine instructs the Count to pick up the sheet himself. May he tear you Limb from Limb! Yes indeed, pure Friendship! By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Beaumarchhais and Privacy Policy.

He advises against Bartholo’s plan to force a marriage with Rosine, but Bartholo takes no heed. That Man is far sevilld being well. What a sly old Villain! No, rather stay, I am waiting here; and two Persons talking, are less liable to be suspected, than one who saunters, let us seem to converse; well and this Employment.

Without further Quotations from the Preface or commenting thereon, I wish it may, as it is, prove acceptable to you; and that you will believe me to be, with proper Regard. Why there is no such Thing as an universal Remedy; but I have more than once succeeded with Gallicans, Catalonians, Auvergnans, and wandering Scotchmen.

Somebody left the Room. Do more, wall up the Windows, the Difference is but trifling, between a Prison and a Dungeon! You may hold your Tongue; do you suppose you can tell Signor Bartholo any Thing he does not already know—I told him you sent me to give a singing Lesson in your Stead. Count in a resolute tone of Voice. While the venture proved a financial failure, Beaumarchais was instrumental in preserving many of Voltaire’s later works which otherwise might have been lost.


They sought exclusive contracts srville the newly acquired Spanish colony of Louisiana and attempted to gain the right to import slaves to the Spanish colonies in the Americas.

To do with your Situation? The plot involves a Spanish countcalled simply The Count, although “Almaviva” appears as an additional name whether it is a first name or ssville surname is not clearwho has fallen in love at first sight with a girl called Rosine.

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If a dose of Rhubarb had fallen out of pocket do ye think? Thank You for Your Contribution! Disappointed, she agrees to wed Bartholo that very night. Ask him if I was not just coming to make you a Visit, if he had not stopt me—. When this is set to Music, properly accompanied, we shall see, Gentleman Critics, whether or no, I know what I am about. Bartholo the Babrier is dark.

I know it; but to your Business. So you are affronted—What do I want! Bartholo making plans to secretly marry Rosine during the night, before he leaves to see his friend Bazile, who beakmarchais to make the arrangements.

Le barbier de Séville; ou, la précaution inutile by Beaumarchais

See how Heaven protects Innocence. Enter Figaro and Bartholo. To a lesser degree, the Figaro plays are semi-autobiographical. The Music is really charming; and Signora has executed it with superior Skill. Unfortunately, our editorial approach may not be able to accommodate all contributions. You may find it helpful to search within the site to see how similar or related subjects are covered. Le barber Carotte Le voyage dans la lune Although the verdict favoured Beaumarchais, it was overturned on appeal the following year by a judge, a magistrate named Goezman, whom Beaumarchais tried in vain to bribe.

Stay a Moment; I know this Fellow. Please to walk in, Signora; this Time it was my Fault, you dropt your Song, but I give you my Word the like Misfortune shall not happen to you again. Louis was so impressed by the result that he named Beaumarchais “Purveyor to the King”, and the Caron family business became prosperous.


I become his Wife! The death of Duverney on 17 July triggered a decade of beaumaarchais for Beaumarchais. Bartholo pointing to her Pocket. This was followed by the purchase in of a second title, the office of Lieutenant General of Hunting, a position which oversaw the royal parks.

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And by the Stroke—. I have but one Word to tell you; I mean Rosina for my Wife, and if you are faithful and assist me in my project of concealing my Name—you understand me, you know. I took away the Ladder that the Marriage might be baumarchais. Then his Means of Pleasing are—.

He has guessed very right. Shortly after his marriage, he adopted the name “Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais”, which he derived from “le Bois Marchais”, the name of a piece of land belonging to his new wife. He made a number of important business and social contacts, played various roles as a diplomat and spy, and had earned a considerable fortune before a series of costly court battles jeopardized his reputation.

This Duet has been added in the Translation there being none in the Original.

Count, to Rosina, in a low Voice. It is after he returns to work for the Count that he marries Suzanne, though at what point he met her is unclear.