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SCENE V. - 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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(Philip II., Elizabeth, Theobald,theCountess of Aremberg, Rodrigo, Eboli, Chorus, Pages,entering in succession.)
(Entering precipitately from the cloister).
Why find I thus the Queen alone!
What! not a single lady at thy side!
Ignor’st thou thus my royal rule?
Which of thy ladies should have been with thee!
(TheCountess of Arembergissues trembling from the crowd and stands before the King.)
(To the Countess.)
Countess, to-morrow you’ll to France return.
(The Countessbursts into tears. All contemplate the Queen in surprise.)
And doth he thus insult the Queen!
Ah! weep not, dear companion, ah! do not weep.
Let sorrow hence depart.
From Spain thou art now banished,
But not from this fond heart,
With thee, my life’s bright morning
Was passed in joyous glee.
To our dear home returning,
My heart will follow thee, ah!
Take heart, O kindly soul,
Thy grief assuage.
What, in my very presence,
The airs of injured worth she dares assume!
(The Queen mournfully tears herself away from the Countess, and withdraws, learning on thePrincess of Eboli.She is followed by the Chorus.)