Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais, The Barber of Seville, or the Useless Precaution; A Comedy in four Acts. With Songs (London: J. Chouquet, ). Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais No preview available – QR code for Beaumarchais, Le barbier de Séville Le barbier de Seville (Beaumarchais)/ gtt. The Project Gutenberg EBook of Le barbier de Séville ou la précaution inutile, by Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais This eBook is for the use of anyone.

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This man has all the appearance of an Impostor—No, Sir, there needs no Mystery! If, Sir, I beaukarchais not intended the Gift of my Hand to follow immediately that of my Heart, you had not now had Admission here; I hope Necessity will plead with you my Excuse for this improper Interview.

I go to Bed! Bartholo, and adds that as he is the doctor’s barber and apothecary, he frequents the house. The Count tells Rosine he will return at night to visit. At the time, pocket watches were commonly unreliable for timekeeping and were worn more as fashion accessories. Rosina to the Count. When I was young, there were lively little Songs, which were easily learnt, I could have sung them myself; for Example.

He was kidnapped as a baby and raised by gypsieswho are probably the ones that ld him Figaro. The least Hint from you would have great Weight.

sevillle The Count discreetly hands Bazile a bag of moneybribing him to play along, and they are able to settle the doctor’s fears once more. He listens as Bartholo and Bazile discuss the inquiries Count Almaviva has been making all over town about Rosine. The doctor explains he is exempted from the law that requires people to lodge soldiers.


The family had previously been Huguenotsbut seivlle converted to Roman Catholicism in the wake of the revocation of the Edict of Nantes and the increased persecution of Protestants that followed.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Magistrate Goezman was removed from his post. Beaumarchais, though having no shortage of lovers throughout his life, was known to care deeply for both his family and close friends. Meanwhile, some of the Count monologues reflect on the beaumarchaais remorse over his numerous sexual exploits.

End of the Third Act. I am sure at least it will neither hurt them, nor swell your Bill. Without further Quotations from the Preface or commenting thereon, I wish it may, as it is, prove acceptable to you; and that you will believe me to be, with proper Regard.

It is certain a young Person, cannot prevent a Gentleman having an Esteem for her; but if he is imprudent, Mr. Perhaps a Reply to the Paper you had the Misfortune to drop out of the Window. As for those towards the Street, it would not perhaps be amiss; I hope the Barber did not enter your Apartment.

I have entrusted you with the Conduct of the whole Affair. If I call my Servants you will get the Treatment you deserve. January Learn how and when to remove this template message. Around this time, he became engaged beaumarcjais Pauline Le Breton, who came from a plantation -owning family from Saint-Dominguebut broke it off when he discovered she was not as wealthy as he had been led to believe.

Upon first reading a manuscript of Beaumarchais’s play, King Louis XVI stated that “this man mocks everything barbierr must be respected in a government” and refused to let it be performed.


The Barber of Seville

What are you still here, Mr. Figaro and the Count go their separate ways, agreeing to meet again to put their plan in action. It is after he returns to work for the Count that he marries Suzanne, though at what point he met her is unclear. Retrieved 22 January Bartholo, my Friend, thou art a mere Dupe; this may warn you in future not to open Jealousies towards the Street. He advises against Bartholo’s plan to force a marriage with Rosine, but Bartholo takes no heed.

Le barbier de Séville; ou, la précaution inutile by Beaumarchais

Unfortunately, Almaviva is in his disguise as Alonzo when he meets Rosine. Indeed, my lovely Dear, we are well quit of him; but have you no Curiosity to read the Paper he gave you?

From such a one a Woman takes care never to name. My Lord, the more difficulty there is to your succeeding, only adds to the Necessity of your Undertaking. Figaro I did not think he was anybody. You put it into that Pocket. I have but one Word to tell you; I mean Rosina for my Wife, and if you are faithful and assist me in my project of concealing my Name—you understand me, you know.

The Count, disguised as a poor university student, waits in hope of catching a glimpse of Rosine, whom he encountered in Madrid and has followed to Seville. Dw you bqrbier your feedback. Lepaute had just invented the most wonderful mechanism for a more portable clock.