The nobles Ricardo and Federico have hired Tristan to kill Teodoro--a
TRISTAN: I ought to warn Teodoro straight away; my friends and my Greek wine will have to wait. I'll hurry home, It’s not too far from here, but wait, I think I see Teodoro now!
Where are you going, sir?
TEODORO: I wish I knew what it is bears me on or where I'm bound. Alone, adrift, I follow that fond fancy which bids me dare to gaze upon the sun. Just yesterday we spoke so long together; today Diana seemed so out of love, so strange, you'd swear she scarcely knew my name, as if she meant to make Marcela mock me.
TRISTAN: Come to the house, it's vital to us both we're not seen here together.
TEODORO: How d'you mean?
TRISTAN: I'll tell you as we go how I propose to circumvent the plots against your life.
TEODORO: My life! But what on earth... ?
TRISTAN: Just lower your
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