Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (17291781). Minna von Barnhelm. The Harvard Classics. 190914.
MAJOR VON TELLHEIM
Maj. T. But, Franziska! Oh! I will wait your return here.No, that is more torturing!If she is in earnest, she will not refuse to forgive me.Now I want your aid, honest Werner!No, Minna, I am no deceiver! (Rushes off.)