a tragedy in five acts
Luria, a Moor, Commander of the Florentine Forces.
Husain, a Moor, his friend.
Puccio, the old Florentine Commander, now Luria's Chief Officer.
Braccio, Commissary of the Republic of Florence.
Jacopo (Lapo), his Secretary.
Tiburzio, Commander of the Pisans.
Domizia, a noble Florentine Lady
Scene, Luria's camp between Florence and Pisa.
Braccio, as dictating to his Secretary; Puccio standing by.
Braccio. [To Puccio] Then you join battle in an hour?
Puccio. Not I;
Luria, the Captain.
Braccio. [To the Secretary] "In an hour, the battle." [To
Puccio] Sir, let your eye run o'er this loose
And see if very much of your report
5 Have slipped away through my civilian phrase.
Does this instruct the Signory aright
How army stands with army?
Puccio. [Taking the paper] All seems here:
��That Luria, seizin . . .