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SCENE V.—: A Village. - 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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To horse, George! Quick! I see Miltenberg in flames.—Is it thus they keep the treaty?—Ride to them, tell them my purpose.—The murderous incendiaries—I renounce them.—Let them make a thieving gypsy their captain, not me!—Quick, George! (ExitGeorge.) Would that I were a thousand miles hence, at the bottom of the deepest dungeon in Turkey!—Could I but come off with honor from them! I have thwarted them every day, and told them the bitterest truths, in the hope they might weary of me and let me go.
God save you, gallant sir!
I thank you! What is your errand? Your name?
My name does not concern my business. I come to tell you that your life is in danger. The insurgent leaders are weary of hearing from you such harsh language, and are resolved to rid themselves of you. Speak them fair, or endeavor to escape from them; and God be with you!
To quit life in this fashion, Goetz, to end thus? But be it so. My death will be the clearest proof to the world that I have had nothing in common with the miscreants.
Captain, they are prisoners, they are slain!
Those who burned Miltenberg; a troop of confederate cavalry suddenly charged upon them from behind the hill.
They have their reward. O George! George! They have taken him prisoner with the caitiffs.—My George! my George!
Up, sir captain, up!—There is no time to lose—the enemy is at hand, and in force.
Who burned Miltenberg?
If you mean to pick a quarrel, we’ll soon show you how we’ll end it.
Look to your own safety and ours.—Up!
(ToMetzler.) Darest thou threaten me, thou scoundrel?— Thinkest thou to awe me, because thy garments are stained with the Count of Helfenstein’s blood?
Thou mayest call me by my name, and my children will not be ashamed to hear it.
Out upon thee, coward!—Prince’s slave!
[Goetzstrikes him down.—The others interpose.
Ye are mad!—The enemy are breaking in on all sides, and you quarrel!
Away! away! [Cries and tumult.—TheInsurgentsfly across the stage.
Pursue! pursue! they fly!—Stop neither for darkness nor rain.—I hear Goetz is among them; look that he escape you not. Our friends say he is sorely wounded. (ExeuntTroopers.) And when I have caught thee—it will be merciful secretly to execute the sentence of death in prison. Thus he perishes from the memory of man, and then, foolish heart, thou mayest beat more freely.