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SCENE II.—: Jaxthausen. - 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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EnterGoetzandFranz von Sickingen.
Yes, my friend, I come to beg the heart and hand of your noble sister.
I would you had come sooner. Weislingen, during his imprisonment, obtained her affections, proposed for her, and I gave my consent. I let the bird loose, and he now despises the benevolent hand that fed him in his distress. He flutters about to seek his food, God knows upon what hedge.
Is this so?
Even as I tell you.
He has broken a double bond. ’Tis well for you that you were not more closely allied with the traitor.
The poor maiden passes her life in lamentation and prayer.
I will comfort her.
What! Could you make up your mind to marry a forsaken—
It is to the honor of you both to have been deceived by him. Should the poor girl be caged in a cloister because the first man who gained her love proved a villain? Not so; I insist on it. She shall be mistress of my castles!
I tell you he was not indifferent to her.
Do you think I cannot efface the recollection of such a wretch? Let us go to her.