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SCENE IV.—: The Spessart. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Goethe’s Works, vol. 3 (Goetz von Berlichingen, Iphigenia in Tauris, Tarquato Tasso, etc) 
Goethe’s Works, illustrated by the best German artists, 5 vols. (Philadelphia: G. Barrie, 1885). Vol. 3.
Part of: Goethe’s Works, 5 vols.
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EnterSelbitz, GoetzandGeorgein the armor and dress of a trooper.
So thou didst not find him, George?
He had ridden to Bamberg the day before with Liebtraut and two servants.
I cannot understand what this means.
I see it well—your reconciliation was almost too speedy to be lasting—Liebtraut is a cunning fellow, and has no doubt inveigled him over.
Think’st thou he will become a traitor?
The first step is taken.
I will never believe it. Who knows what he may have to do at court—his affairs are still unarranged. Let us hope for the best.
Would to Heaven he may deserve of your good opinion, and may act for the best!
A thought strikes me!—We will disguise George in the spoils of the Bamberg trooper, and furnish him with the password—he may then ride to Bamberg, and see how matters stand.
I have long wished to do so.
It is thy first expedition. Be careful, boy; I should be sorry if ill befell thee.
Never fear. I care not how many of them crawl about me; I think no more of them than of rats and mice.