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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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(The Cloisters of the Convent of St. Just, as in Act II.—Night—Moonlight—Elizabethenters slowly, absorbed in thought; she approaches the tomb of Charles V., and kneels down before it.)
Thou who didst know the vanities of the world
Will enjoy repose in the tomb,
If heaven still weeps,
Weep for my sorrow,
And carry me weeping to the throne of God.
Carlos will come hither! Yes! May he never forget . . .
That I have vowed to watch o’er his days.
Whatever destiny may follow him, glory will await him.
As for me, my happy days are over!
Farewell, farewell, ye golden dreams, lost hopes!
The bond is broken, and light has turned to darkness!
Farewell, farewell, still youthful years!
Full of sorrows and pains.
The desire of my heart, is the peace of the tomb!
Ye who have known the vanities of the world
Will enjoy the repose in the tomb,
If heaven still weeps, weep for my sorrow,
And carry my tears to the throne of God!