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GASTON GASTON [Coming from the chapel]
Courez! Run!
ROGER ROGER
Ah! Lui vivant? Qui donc expire? Ah! Heís alive? Who then is dying?
GASTON GASTON
Ton frère! Your brother!
ROGER ROGER
Mon frère? Ô méprise... Ô terreur! My brother? A mistake... Oh terror!
[The count, seriously wounded, is borne from the chapel to the palace by a group of knights. Helene, frantic in despair, tries to accompany them but she is held back by Gaston.]
GASTON GASTON
Venez. Éloignez-vous díun spectacle 
díhorreur.
Come. Letís get away from this 
horrible sight.
HELENE HELENE
Mon père!... My father!...
[The knights return with the assassin soldier and throw him at Rogerís feet.]
KNIGHTS KNIGHTS
Le voilà! Líassassin de ton frère. 
Cíest lui!
There he is! Your brotherís assassin. 
It is he!
HELENE HELENE
Vengez mon père! Avenge my father!
KNIGHTS
Nous le jurons! We swear it to you!
GASTON GASTON
Par le ciel qui mí éclaire! By heaven which guides me!
ROGER ROGER
[Aside to the mercenary, pointing out Gaston.]
Malheureux, cí était lui! 
Voilà mon ennemi!
Unfortunate man, it was he! 
There is my enemy!
KNIGHTS KNIGHTS
Oui, nous jurons de venger la victime. Yes, we swear to avenge the victim.
ROGER ROGER [To the mercenary.]
Sauve-moi, je te sauve! Save me and Iíll save you!
THE LEGATE THE LEGATE[To the mercenary.]
À commettre un tel crime qui tía poussé? Who drove you to commit such a crime?
ALL ALL
Réponds! Speak!
SOLDIER  SOLDIER [Pointing to Gaston.]
Lui. He.
GASTON GASTON
Moi? I.
RAYMOND RAYMOND
Imposture! Liar!
KNIGHTS (To Gaston.) KNIGHTS [To Gaston.]
Cíest toi! Itís you!
THE LEGATE and CHORUS THE LEGATE and CHORUS
Monstre! Parjure! Homicide!
Du ciel la foudre est rapide.
Malheur à toi, perfide!
Infâme, à toi malheur!
Monster! Liar! Murderer!
Heavenís lightning is swift.
Be damned, treacherous man!
Evil villain, be damned!
ROGER ROGER
(Díhorreur mon front est livide.
Ah! Sois maudit... fratricide!
Du ciel la foudre est rapide.
Malheur à moi! Malheur!)
(My brow is livid with horror.
Ah! To be cursed with fratricide!
Heavenís lightning is swift.
l am damned! Cursed!)
GASTON GASTON
Moi, sacrilège? ...Homicide?
Dévoile ici le perfide, mon Dieu!
Sois mon égide, toi qui lis dans mon cúur.
I, sacrilegious? ...A murderer?
Reveal the liar here, my God!
Defend me, you who can read my heart.
HELENE HELENE
Non! Tu níes pas homicide!
Dévoile ici le perfide, mon Dieu! 
Sois son égide, toi qui lis dans son cúur!
No! You are no murderer!
Reveal the liar here, my God!
Protect him, you who reads his heart!
[The knights draw their swords.]
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