Act the First.
Scene I.—Chimène and Elvira.
Chimène. Elvira, have you given me a really true report? Do you conceal nothing that my father has said?
Elvira. All my feelings within me are still delighted with it. He esteems Rodrigo as much as you love him; and if I do not misread his mind, he will command you to respond to his passion.
Chimène. Tell me then, I beseech you, a second time, what makes you believe that... more...