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Against stupidity the very gods / Themselves contend in vain.
The Maid of Orleans. Act iii. Sc. 6.
Friedrich von
Schiller
Harvard Classics, Vol. 26, Part 6
 
Wilhelm Tell
 
Friedrich von Schiller
 
Based on the legendary Swiss hero who resisted Austrian domination and was consequently forced to shoot an apple placed on the head of his son. Rossini based his famous opera on this play.
 
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CONTENTS
Bibliographic Record  Dramatis Personæ
TRANSLATED BY SIR THEODORE MARTIN

NEW YORK: P.F. COLLIER & SON COMPANY, 1909–14
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 2001
 
 
Introductory Note
 
Act I
Scene I
Scene II
Scene III
Scene IV
Act II
Scene I
Scene II
Act III
Scene I
Scene II
Scene III
Act IV
Scene I
Scene II
Scene III
Act V
Scene I
Scene II
Scene III


 
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