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SCENE I. - Giuseppe Verdi, Don Carlos: Opera in Four Acts 
Don Carlos: Opera in Four Acts (New York: Fred Rullman, 1920). Metropolitan Opera House, Grand Opera, Libretto.
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(A few woodcutters engaged in cutting wood, their wives standing near a large bonfire.Elizabeth of Valoisenters the scene from the left, mounted on a steed led by her pageTheobald.A party of hunters serve as her escort.)
Chorus of Hunters (at right).
Hasten hunters, hasten or the prey will escape us.
Band of Hunters (at left).
But we will overtake them before night envelops the forest.
(Elizabethto the fanfare of trumpets crosses the scene, throwing money to the woodcutters as she passes.—Don Carlosappears at the left, half concealing himself among the trees. The woodcutters and their wives after respectfully saluting the princess take their axes and baskets and disappear through the woodland paths.)