Episode 5 Poldark


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Episode 5

While George makes political manoeuvres at home, Ross sails to France to rescue Dwight from the French Revolution.


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Say good day to your daughter.

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Miss Clowance Poldark.

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It's the most precious gift I've ever received.

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Finally, a deal!

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Now all that remains is for you to inform the bride.

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Marry...Mr Whitworth?

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Mm!

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-What is his name?

-Armitage, Sir. Lieutenant Armitage.

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-You saved my life.

-Oh, Ross! He's alive!

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For what that's worth.

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If you knew what conditions were like in France

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for enemies of the republic...

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-Will he not get special privileges?

-Let's hope so.

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They're taking bets. On which prisoner will be next to die.

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So the plan is, the Royalist fleet will land in France,

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overthrow the republic and free its prisoners.

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So Caroline believes. BABY COOS

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Should we not give that plan a chance?

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I want Dwight home, too.

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I just want you here a little longer.

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I promised him something I cannot fulfil.

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To see this ring reaches his wife.

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I wonder you're not married, Enys.

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Are you so devoted to your work?

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In truth, there is someone.

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I doubt I'll ever see her again. And you?

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I'm a Boscawen...

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so I'm expected to make a splendid match!

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Some rich and beautiful heiress?

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I've a fancy to choose my own bride.

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-So plans are being finalised.

-What do you intend?

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To lead an army of those loyal to the monarchy,

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to sail to France and overthrow the revolution.

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The landing will scarcely be 20 miles from the prison at Quimper.

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-Where Dwight is?

-To think I wasted my time pressing the Admiralty

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to release Dwight,

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when this landing will enable all prisoners to be released.

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I admire Caroline's optimism.

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But?

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War is never simple.

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Nor human nature.

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You've been to war. What is it that drives men to act like savages?

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A refusal to see their fellow men as human.

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To view them instead as a symbol of something they hate.

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There are no depths to the atrocities which may be committed.

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You fear for Dwight.

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This landing could provoke a slaughter of prisoners.

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It might be weeks before the Royalists reach Quimper.

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Dwight may not last that long.

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-BABY CRIES

-My son has rickets?

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Dr Choake believes...

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Dr Choake is mistook!

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My son is not some commoner's child, nursed on gin and housed in squalor!

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He's had the best of everything.

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No-one must hear of this. My son will not be deformed!

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George! Do not say that!

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Dr Choake believes he can be cured.

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There's to be a gathering at Tregothnan.

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Lord Falmouth's?

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The St Aubyns and Godolphins will be there.

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Our invitation is conspicuous by its absence.

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Are you so keen to go? These events are often so dull.

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Presence at these events is what confirms one's status in society.

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If the Godolphins are going, Lady Whitworth will be there.

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She could procure you an invitation. Could you not speak to Osborne?

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I could if I had positive news for him.

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But while Morwenna continues to prevaricate,

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I can hardly beg favours of his mother.

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I would have thought, after all these weeks at Trenwith,

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the girl would be out of her mind with boredom by now.

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'LAUGHTER'

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There you go.

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I have news from Mr Trencrom.

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His ship, The One & All,

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on its last run, did bring ashore a Dutch merchant

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lately released from the prison at Quimper.

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Where Dr Enys be interned?

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This merchant say 'tis like a hell-hole now.

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Men droppin' like flies of fever, starvation.

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And those as remain being executed for sport.

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He do fear there'll be none left alive within three week.

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'Tis a sorry end for our friend and brother.

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Would there was aught we could do to help him.

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And if there was?

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THEY SPEAK FRENCH

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TRANSLATION:

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Wait! This man has a fever!

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La chance, monsieur!

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GUNFIRE

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What happened?

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A new entertainment has begun.

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Dicing for officers.

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Executions on a whim. Today, on the colour of a man's eyes.

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Tomorrow?

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Who knows?

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Geoffrey Charles' friend was here again.

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Oh! Yes, he called to bring some toads.

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He's very fond of Geoffrey Charles.

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And of you, too, or so I observed this afternoon.

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Love makes us careless, does it not?

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What do you imagine George would do if he found out?

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Oh, yes, I am usually the first to defy him,

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but that's because I have little to lose.

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Do you?

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I cannot marry Mr Whitworth!

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You cannot marry Drake Carne.

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George is a cruel man.

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His axe would fall not on you,

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who are cousin to his wife,

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but on the boy, who is kin to Ross.

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Give him up, my dear.

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For his sake as much as your own.

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Even if the landing's successful,

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the Royalist army will have its hands full fighting the republic.

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Freeing English prisoners will not be a priority.

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So I'm thinking there needs to be a more direct attempt.

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Involving Tholly?

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And Zacky and Henshawe.

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-Respectable family men?

-As I've told them repeatedly,

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but Dwight is held in high esteem,

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they both leapt at the chance to serve him.

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-So what will you do?

-Take passage with the fleet.

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But as soon as we land in Brittany,

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leave the Royalists to their fight, then...

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under cover of the uprising...

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Make your way to the prison, free Dwight and bring him home.

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What could be simpler?

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Ross Poldark? A contender for parliament?

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According to my mother, who has it from the Boscawens.

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How can he even presume?

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I'm not sure he does. He's merely been mentioned, not yet approached.

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Nor should he be!

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Is such a man to represent us?

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Well, he certainly won't be receiving my vote.

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So you see, aunt, my visits here must cease awhile.

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All in good cause, boy.

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I trust you'll bring young Enys safely home.

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And fetch him to my party.

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-Which?

-My 100th birthday!

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You're all invited -

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your chibbies, your little bud

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and even her brother.

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You've met him?

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Oh, yes.

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'Ee seem troubled. What ails 'ee?

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My conscience.

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Which tells me I've done a wicked thing.

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There be nothing wicked in our care for each other.

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The wicked thing...

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is that I've allowed your visits...

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..when I'm not free to do so.

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How not free?

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Our friendship...

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Has gone beyond the bounds of common acquaintance.

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But is it wrong to go so far...

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..if what we feel is true?

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I see now it is not true.

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I was flattered by your attentions into thinking I felt love.

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But I do not.

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-I don't believe you.

-Hope you can forgive my mistake.

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I've left word with Grace that they will answer to you till I return.

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They will expect you daily.

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Perhaps I'll venture below and take a pick o' my own!

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No doubt you'll find a new lode!

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I've been thinkin'.

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I'll not tell Caroline where you've gone

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for fear of raisin' false hopes.

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And have Drake stay away from Trenwith.

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Why would he go there?

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Ask him.

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I must go.

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I do not ask you not to be reckless,

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for I know you cannot promise something which is so against your nature.

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She don't care for me. She never did.

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I've no wish to go on in this world.

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I once thought as you do.

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When I lost Julia, all I wanted was to bury myself beside her.

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But life is precious and should not be scorned.

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The thing is to find some purpose,

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to go on living.

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And if Ross were here he'd say the same.

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Where is he?

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'Tis not to be spoken of.

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He's gone to Falmouth, thence to France

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to rescue our friend Dr Enys.

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Will you not stay to supper?

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Thank 'ee, sister.

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I'll heed what 'ee say, about purpose.

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And try and find me some.

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HE SPEAKS FRENCH

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Problem?

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Aside from the fact that they've thrice delayed departure

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and seem unable to agree on the simplest matter?

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There's the thing - almost all the Royalist troops travellin'

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from England be French prisoners.

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They'll be given a choice -

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bide here in prison or fight for the Royalists against the republic.

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How's that a problem?

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You're a French prisoner, returned to home shores.

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Do you fight against your own people? Or do you desert?

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This landing will fail.

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Then how do we save Dr Enys?

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Say nothing to the French.

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I'll return in an hour.

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Ross is called away to Looe on business at the boat-yard.

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And the Royalists will shortly sail from Falmouth.

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I wish I were going with them!

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But how shall we distract ourselves meanwhile?

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I know! You could accompany me to Tregothnan.

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Lord Falmouth's gathering the cream of Cornish aristocracy.

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I'm no aristocrat!

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You have nobler blood than many who'll be vying to attend!

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Come, say you'll keep me company.

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ARGUING IN FRENCH

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We're leaving.

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I never been to Roscoff. Only once been on the One & All!

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Mr Trencrom said he was the first respectable man he'd had aboard!

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We'll soon lead him astray!

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I need no leading! I've tricks o' my own up my sleeve!

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What happens when we get to Roscoff?

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Trencrom's men go about their usual business.

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And we acquire a smaller vessel.

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Then take the river inland,

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to a creek close to the prison at Quimper.

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Plans have changed.

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Ross and the men be on their own now.

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Judas!

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THUDDING

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SHOUTING

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DOOR SLAMS

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Have 'ee seen Drake?

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Yesterday.

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Wracked with grief, over the girl.

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Left 'ee this note.

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"Dear Sister..."

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LOW CONVERSATION

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The captain beg to report a stowaway.

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Is that my concern?

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He say so, on account of the stowaway insist on joinin' us.

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"Do not blame Cap'n Ross for this.

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"You tell'd me to find some purpose to help me forget Morwenna

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"and this may do good to someone if not to I."

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I know 'ee thought me harsh, but I did fear this love would break him.

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And so it has.

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Is this God's will, too?

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I know what 'ee be thinkin'. But let me prove myself.

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-I'm fearless.

-That's no recommendation!

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-And steadfast and fierce.

-Like his sister?

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I say give him a chance.

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Never know when an extra man might come in handy.

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You will obey my every command. Without question.

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Yes, sir!

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Well done.

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Drake told me you broke with him.

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Doubtless he'll soon forget me.

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He might.

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If we see him again.

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It was not without difficulty that my mother secured your invitation.

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I'm obliged to her.

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She did so on the understanding that you

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and she would shortly be connected.

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Through my marriage to Miss Chynoweth.

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She feels if we do not hear from the lady soon, we must look elsewhere.

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Morwenna is a respectable girl who will not be hurried.

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Nevertheless, I'm certain you will receive a favourable answer

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within the month.

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I'd never have broken with him had I known what he'd do.

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'Tis for the best.

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The gulf between your stations is...

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Is great.

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But greater still the rift between our houses.

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So I should marry a man I do not love?

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Will you find a way to let me know when Drake returns?

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IF...he returns.

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-Do we not go ashore?

-Roscoff's not for the faint-hearted.

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But what do Cap'n Ross intend?

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For you to grab your belongings and follow him.

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We have a boat.

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Your cousin has delayed long enough.

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I require an immediate answer.

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Summon her from Trenwith.

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No. I have a better idea.

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They've returned. Unannounced! What does it mean?

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Nothing good for you, I fear.

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Here is the best landing point close to Quimper.

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Put in there, wait for cover of darkness,

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then make for the prison.

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You're quite certain of this?

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Heard tell of it in Sawle kiddley.

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'Ee do know I have ways of keepin' my ear to the ground.

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-GEORGE CHUCKLES

-You may go.

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That really is excellent.

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A prison break on French soil

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with respectable men who are surely being led to their deaths?

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He's played right into our hands!

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But how could this affect us?

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By affecting Ross' standing amongst the local worthies.

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You must see, my dear? How can such a reckless fool represent

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the district in parliament?

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It is a question I feel duty-bound to ask tonight at Tregothnan.

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HE CHUCKLES

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Tom Harry's got wind of it.

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Judas! Then half the county'll know!

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'Tis unlike to endanger the mission since the news cannot reach France.

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So there's some consolation.

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Precious little.

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Ross wished it to remain secret till he returned.

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How can I keep it from Caroline?

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A fever? I must say you look none the worse for it.

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I think I must keep indoors tonight.

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I was hoping you'd bide with me.

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My dear, I'm beginning to look like a recluse.

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I must put in an appearance, with or without my escort!

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-Do you not like it?

-It's so extravagant.

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-And?

-Might it not seem in tonight's company

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that we're trying too hard to impress?

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Quite right, my dear.

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No need for distractions.

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Our mission is plain.

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To thoroughly discredit Ross Poldark

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and position me as a candidate in his stead.

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Must I really go?

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Did we not agree, my dear? No more ingratitude.

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As sharp as you can. Everyone ashore, take cover in the woods.

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Mr and Mrs Warleggan and Miss Chynoweth.

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There's Lord Falmouth.

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Now who here might effect an introduction?

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Miss Penvenen And Mistress Poldark.

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Extraordinary!

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I'm forced to ingratiate myself with that idiot Whitworth

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whilst the scullery maid strolls in on the arm of an heiress!

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Look at them! Struttin' an' swaggerin',

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as if there be no war, men riskin' their lives.

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Pay them no heed, my dear.

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Our task is to see what news, if any,

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we may glean of the French landing!

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This is the ground plan.

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There's a series of buildings, set in extensive grounds.

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Here is a sentry gate,

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through which we must pass before coming into the main prison.

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The guards are changed at midnight.

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We go in at one and hope to catch them napping.

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What is it?

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When I first mooted this venture,

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I imagined we'd be part of the Royalist landing,

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taking advantage of the chaos to break into the prison.

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Now we've come on ahead,

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we're that much more exposed.

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Since this is not what you enlisted for,

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I feel you should be given the choice to remain here.

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Tholly and I will make for the prison.

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Nay, Ross. Speaking for myself, my mind's set.

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We're here for Dr Enys and we'll not go home without him.

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'Tis what we all signed up for.

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Can I ask men to take such a risk?

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Yet how much have I risked across the years, alongside you,

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knowin' I might lose all, riskin' it anyway.

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Mining's a risk.

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Loving's a risk.

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Living's a risk.

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So tonight?

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I'll take my chance.

0:28:310:28:32

BELL TOLLS

0:28:330:28:36

Is it time?

0:28:360:28:37

Bone? Ellery? Go back and guard the boat.

0:28:390:28:41

The rest of you, certain?

0:28:410:28:43

No fool like an old fool!

0:28:430:28:44

Or a young one?

0:28:440:28:45

Keep low and follow me.

0:28:460:28:48

He has been in numerous skirmishes,

0:28:540:28:57

he is the most able navigator. Ned Pellew thinks the world of him.

0:28:570:29:02

Of course the boy knows what's expected of him -

0:29:020:29:04

he's a Boscawen, after all!

0:29:040:29:06

Though little good it's done him. Will you excuse me?

0:29:060:29:09

How many guards, do we think?

0:29:460:29:48

In addition to those at the gate? Six inside the building?

0:29:480:29:51

Another six off-duty? Who knows?

0:29:510:29:53

Tell 'em no more, young Cap'n,

0:29:530:29:54

lest they lose their appetite for the task!

0:29:540:29:56

-That won't happen.

-How do we get past the guards?

0:29:560:29:59

Tholly, tie my hands.

0:30:000:30:02

KNOCKING

0:30:190:30:21

J'ai un prisonnier echape, au nom de la Republique - ouvrez la porte!

0:30:220:30:27

Depchez-vous!

0:30:280:30:31

Il fait froid!

0:30:310:30:32

T'es qui toi?

0:30:370:30:38

HE WHISTLES

0:30:470:30:49

Shush. Keep quiet!

0:31:300:31:33

The prisoners will be sleeping. Let's endeavour to pass through unnoticed.

0:31:330:31:37

At all costs, give no impression we're here to free prisoners.

0:31:370:31:39

Aye, the last thing we need is a mad stampede to escape.

0:31:390:31:42

Follow me.

0:31:420:31:43

What's going on? Who are you?

0:32:110:32:15

Newly arrived here.

0:32:150:32:17

We have a message for Dr Enys.

0:32:170:32:19

Do you know where he is?

0:32:200:32:21

-The Infirmary. Enys never leaves it.

-Thank you, friend.

0:32:220:32:25

There's no room in here.

0:32:340:32:36

We're looking for Dr Enys.

0:32:360:32:38

Who are you?

0:32:400:32:41

Captain Ross Poldark. You?

0:32:410:32:43

Lieutenant Armitage of the Espion.

0:32:430:32:45

Sir, I think these men have no business here.

0:32:450:32:47

No business with you.

0:32:470:32:49

We seek Dr Enys and mean only his good.

0:32:490:32:52

You have my word as an officer.

0:32:520:32:55

Sir, these man are armed!

0:32:550:32:57

And I'll slit yer throat if ye don't pipe down!

0:32:570:32:59

Have you broken in? To take Enys?

0:33:020:33:05

Not a word.

0:33:080:33:10

Come with me.

0:33:110:33:12

What is it? Do you want me?

0:33:410:33:44

Yes, Dwight.

0:33:470:33:48

We want you.

0:33:510:33:52

Ross?

0:33:570:33:59

My friend.

0:33:590:34:00

Make haste and come with us.

0:34:020:34:03

Come?

0:34:050:34:06

Where?

0:34:070:34:08

-CHUCKLES:

-How?

0:34:110:34:13

What do you mean?

0:34:180:34:20

I mean that your friends have risked life and limb to free you.

0:34:200:34:24

You must see that's impossible.

0:34:310:34:35

I cannot abandon these men.

0:34:350:34:38

There are only four surgeons in the entire camp.

0:34:380:34:41

So we should go home without you?

0:34:420:34:44

Enys, you have more than discharged your duty.

0:34:440:34:48

Don't be a fool, Enys.

0:34:520:34:53

We'd all escape if we had the chance.

0:34:550:34:57

-Escape?

-SHOUTS:

-Escape!

0:34:570:35:00

Damn the young fool, he'll wake half of France!

0:35:000:35:02

We can't go back that way.

0:35:020:35:04

-Is there another way out?

-That way.

0:35:040:35:06

BELL RINGS

0:35:210:35:23

That's the alarm bell. All the guards will be summoned.

0:35:230:35:26

-Which is the way out?

-There, that door.

0:35:260:35:30

The guards! They'll be waiting for us!

0:35:300:35:32

-We can't go back through the church.

-Then we're trapped.

0:35:320:35:35

DISTANT SHOUTING IN FRENCH

0:35:350:35:38

Have you heard the rumours?

0:35:440:35:46

Which?

0:35:460:35:47

Ross Poldark's latest folly?

0:35:470:35:50

His reckless assault on a French prison?

0:35:500:35:52

-Surely not?

-Let's take some refreshment.

0:35:520:35:55

The absolute futility of such an act!

0:35:550:35:58

-What does it say of the man who would attempt it?

-What, indeed?

0:35:580:36:01

And did I hear he's being considered for some high office?

0:36:020:36:06

Dear God, is that the kind of madman we want representing us

0:36:060:36:10

in parliament?

0:36:100:36:11

Load your weapons. We'll make a stand.

0:36:280:36:30

My apologies, Dwight.

0:36:300:36:32

This is a poor sort of rescue!

0:36:320:36:35

Cap'n Ross, I believe there be a better way.

0:36:350:36:38

Stay here.

0:36:400:36:41

Escape! Escape!

0:36:410:36:44

Let's be gone. Quickly.

0:37:010:37:03

Would you prefer Oxford or Bath?

0:37:170:37:19

-For what, sir?

-Our honeymoon?

0:37:210:37:24

I prefer not to speak of such a thing.

0:37:240:37:26

All the more to tease me?

0:37:260:37:28

I pray you, do not imagine...

0:37:300:37:31

Oh, but I do, my dear. All the time.

0:37:310:37:34

SHOUTING

0:37:450:37:47

It's locked. Over?

0:37:500:37:54

-He'll never make it.

-What do we do?

0:37:540:37:57

I told you I'd have something up my sleeve!

0:37:570:38:00

Stand back, lads.

0:38:000:38:01

-Leave it to the expert!

-Zacky, Tholly, take Dwight!

0:38:010:38:05

Nearly there!

0:38:050:38:06

Stand back, lads!

0:38:080:38:09

Take cover!

0:38:090:38:11

Get up! Let's go.

0:38:190:38:21

Drake, come with me.

0:38:210:38:23

Look out, Ross!

0:38:300:38:33

-Watch out, Ross.

-Take mine!

0:38:420:38:43

Hensh. Follow me!

0:38:480:38:49

He's hit!

0:38:560:38:57

We need a place to hide him.

0:39:090:39:11

Dwight, Henshawe's hit.

0:39:120:39:13

Can you hear me, Hensh?

0:39:170:39:18

HENSHAWE WHEEZES

0:39:180:39:22

What can be done for him?

0:39:220:39:23

Nothing.

0:39:280:39:30

-Try.

-If there was aught to be done, do you think I'd spare myself?

0:39:310:39:35

I told him not to come. But he wouldn't listen.

0:39:400:39:44

We're too old for this, Hensh.

0:39:470:39:48

What do we say?

0:39:500:39:52

No fool like an old fool?

0:39:520:39:53

We'll be dead fools if we don't get a gallop on!

0:39:540:39:57

Do 'ee think them Frenchies be firin' for fun?

0:39:570:40:00

-Help me carry him.

-We'll never make it.

0:40:000:40:02

-Then I'll stay with him.

-Nay, I will.

0:40:020:40:04

He was my captain and friend.

0:40:040:40:05

Let me stay! I don't care what become of me.

0:40:050:40:08

There's no need to stay.

0:40:080:40:09

He's dead.

0:40:100:40:12

He's dead.

0:40:140:40:15

Come away, Ross.

0:40:240:40:25

Ross.

0:40:330:40:34

Excuse me. I promised Lord Flamouth the allemande.

0:40:530:40:56

Do you not dance, ma'am?

0:41:020:41:03

Does your husband disapprove of the sport?

0:41:040:41:06

Not in the least.

0:41:060:41:08

How could he, when his own pursuits are so much more hazardous?

0:41:080:41:12

Is it not galling to be married to such a hothead?

0:41:140:41:17

Bad enough in a 20-year-old, but in a supposedly

0:41:170:41:20

respectable mine-owner, in his 30s, with a wife and children?

0:41:200:41:24

It's positively infantile.

0:41:240:41:27

Do you think he'll ever grow up?

0:41:270:41:29

I don't know, George.

0:41:290:41:31

Will you?

0:41:310:41:32

Everyone down. Someone's coming.

0:41:440:41:46

Armitage!

0:42:090:42:11

Thank God it's you! I thought you were the guards. Are you alone?

0:42:130:42:16

A dozen or so others escaped but we all separated.

0:42:160:42:19

They are headed for the coast. I abandoned my posting.

0:42:200:42:23

The thought of freedom was too much for me.

0:42:230:42:25

It was too much for us all.

0:42:250:42:26

There's talk of a Royalist landing.

0:42:260:42:28

Republican troops are mobilising.

0:42:280:42:30

If we're caught now, there'll be no escape.

0:42:300:42:33

And no mercy.

0:42:330:42:34

GUNFIRE IN DISTANCE Up!

0:42:340:42:35

The power of an ancient family name!

0:43:140:43:16

Chynoweths stroll in where Warleggans fear to tread.

0:43:160:43:19

Did you manage to advance our cause?

0:43:190:43:21

How?

0:43:210:43:22

By the subtle disparaging of Ross.

0:43:220:43:25

I observed no such subtlety from you.

0:43:250:43:27

Did you speak of his adventures in France?

0:43:270:43:29

I might have done had Lord Falmouth not mentioned his nephew is

0:43:290:43:33

a prisoner of war.

0:43:330:43:35

I felt it would be tactless to refer to French prisons at all,

0:43:350:43:38

let alone Ross' intention to storm one!

0:43:380:43:41

So our mission has failed.

0:43:410:43:42

We're leaving.

0:43:440:43:45

Morwenna?

0:43:490:43:51

-Excuse me.

-Of course.

0:43:510:43:52

-The Royalist landing has failed.

-What?

0:43:570:43:59

De Sombreuil and the leaders are captured.

0:43:590:44:01

My dear, what hope is there for Dwight now?

0:44:010:44:03

Drake's hurt. Help me get him aboard.

0:44:190:44:22

Here is Dr Enys. Help me get him on.

0:44:230:44:25

Careful.

0:44:250:44:27

Set the oars, set the oars.

0:44:280:44:31

Poor Caroline!

0:45:050:45:06

I took her home and put her to bed, but I doubt she'll sleep.

0:45:080:45:12

Thank God Ross wasn't part of the landing.

0:45:130:45:16

-Will 'ee tell Caroline?

-To what purpose?

0:45:160:45:19

We don't know where Ross is.

0:45:190:45:21

If he even reached the prison or found Dwight alive.

0:45:210:45:26

Let alone 'scaped again.

0:45:260:45:27

You've been at it hours, Ross. Take a rest.

0:45:400:45:42

It won't bring him back.

0:45:440:45:46

Allow me. We're not out of danger yet.

0:45:460:45:48

No let-up! We must get to Roscoff before dark.

0:45:480:45:52

The One & All sails on the evening tide.

0:45:520:45:55

-Never do it!

-We must! Or we'll be trapped in Roscoff for a fortnight!

0:45:550:45:58

Drake won't last a fortnight. He won't last a day.

0:45:580:46:01

Nor will you!

0:46:010:46:02

His fever's worsening.

0:46:040:46:05

Unless I can clean the wound soon, it's likely to become infected.

0:46:050:46:09

And then he's done for.

0:46:090:46:10

Ross! Ross!

0:46:330:46:34

You let him die. You let him die!

0:46:390:46:43

You're a disgrace! Selfish, vain glorious, reckless.

0:46:430:46:49

One can only agree.

0:46:490:46:51

You are the most despicable of men.

0:46:510:46:55

Ross! Ross!

0:46:550:46:57

She's still there! She's still there!

0:46:590:47:03

At anchor, waitin' for us!

0:47:050:47:07

If we make haste, we'll catch her before she sail. Come on.

0:47:070:47:10

Heave. Heave. Heave.

0:47:120:47:17

I have a confession to make.

0:47:530:47:56

When we left Henshawe...

0:48:020:48:03

..he was not dead.

0:48:060:48:07

He was dying. He could not live an hour.

0:48:090:48:12

But in that hour I knew that unless I lied,

0:48:150:48:17

you would willingly die alongside him.

0:48:170:48:19

That I could not permit.

0:48:190:48:21

What of Drake?

0:48:270:48:29

I think you will have one less life on your conscience.

0:48:290:48:32

Ross, I haven't yet thanked you.

0:48:350:48:38

When you first appeared,

0:48:380:48:40

I thought you were a figment of my imagination.

0:48:400:48:42

Hardly surprising.

0:48:440:48:46

I must have been the last person you expected to see.

0:48:460:48:49

In truth, I expected to die where I stood,

0:48:490:48:53

surrounded by men I was unable to save.

0:48:530:48:56

Now?

0:48:560:48:57

Already I see that I must keep myself occupied or

0:49:010:49:06

I shall begin to ask the impossible question.

0:49:060:49:10

Which?

0:49:120:49:13

Why am I here and they're not?

0:49:160:49:17

The cove! Nampara cove!

0:49:390:49:41

Ross.

0:49:580:50:00

See, brother? My prayers did work!

0:50:090:50:11

Judas! What happened?

0:50:110:50:14

Nothing, sister. 'Tis a scratch.

0:50:140:50:17

He'll need rest and warm.

0:50:170:50:18

We'll bring him up to the house.

0:50:180:50:20

Dwight! Oh, Dwight, they brought you home!

0:50:200:50:23

And Zacky!

0:50:310:50:32

To see 'ee safe and well, I never dared hope.

0:50:320:50:35

We're more'n grateful to be here!

0:50:350:50:37

I don' know this gentleman.

0:50:380:50:40

Lieutenant Hugh Armitage at your service, ma'am.

0:50:400:50:43

Captain Poldark is my saviour too.

0:50:430:50:44

But this means it was a success.

0:50:440:50:47

You all returned home.

0:50:470:50:48

No. Not all.

0:50:510:50:54

Cap'n Henshawe?

0:51:150:51:17

Prudie! Make ready two beds.

0:51:480:51:51

One for Drake, one for Dr Enys.

0:51:510:51:53

'Tis done a'ready, maid. Ole Prudie'll see 'em right!

0:51:530:51:55

Bring 'em in, bring 'em in.

0:51:550:51:57

Beggin' your pardon, sir, I thought 'ee'd wish to know.

0:52:020:52:06

The One & All returned from France.

0:52:060:52:11

And Ross Poldark with her.

0:52:110:52:13

-Dr Enys was saved.

-As expected.

0:52:150:52:19

Any casualties?

0:52:190:52:20

One wounded. One dead.

0:52:200:52:23

Cap'n Henshawe from the mine.

0:52:230:52:24

Then the mission can hardly be deemed a success.

0:52:250:52:28

To liberate one man at the expense of another?

0:52:280:52:30

'Twas reckon'd a success, for up to 20 men also 'scaped.

0:52:300:52:34

One of 'em a person of great importance. A...

0:52:340:52:38

Lieutenant Armitage?

0:52:380:52:39

Lieutenant Hugh Armitage?

0:52:410:52:43

Yes, ma'am, I think that was the name.

0:52:430:52:45

You may go.

0:52:470:52:48

You know Lieutenant Armitage?

0:52:510:52:52

Only by name.

0:52:540:52:55

He's the nephew of Lord Falmouth.

0:52:570:53:00

Scurvy has not enhanced my looks.

0:53:080:53:10

I must beg a week of Demelza's care before I let Caroline know I'm here.

0:53:140:53:20

I think it may be too late for that!

0:53:200:53:22

KNOCKING

0:53:220:53:25

This way, please.

0:53:260:53:27

Do you feel strong enough for a small surprise?

0:53:310:53:34

Dr Enys.

0:53:460:53:47

Do I detect scorbutus?

0:53:500:53:51

I... I'm afraid so.

0:53:530:53:55

Well, then I prescribe fresh air, oranges...

0:53:570:54:00

and kisses without end.

0:54:000:54:02

A sleep'll do him powerful good.

0:54:190:54:21

Still think he's a pest?

0:54:250:54:27

Yes.

0:54:280:54:29

But a brave and fearless pest who may have saved my life!

0:54:310:54:34

He has something of your spirit.

0:54:360:54:37

I suppose I must learn to love him too!

0:54:400:54:42

# Greater love hath no man

0:54:570:55:04

# Than he who for his friend lay down his life

0:55:040:55:11

# And his name shall be forever beloved

0:55:120:55:21

# And his sacrifice forever praised

0:55:210:55:32

# Though we may no longer behold him

0:55:320:55:38

# In our hearts he liveth on

0:55:380:55:46

# And the light may grow dark

0:55:460:55:53

# Yet time will hold a flame forever more. #

0:55:530:56:04

I should never have let him come.

0:56:250:56:27

-I should have foreseen the consequences.

-How could you?

0:56:270:56:31

How can we ever foresee what will come of our actions?

0:56:310:56:34

I agree.

0:56:350:56:36

How could I foresee that a month ago today I'd be a free man?

0:56:380:56:41

How could your husband foresee that in freeing his friend,

0:56:430:56:46

he'd liberate a man he'd never met?

0:56:460:56:48

Well, I hope that whatever consequence come of this liberty,

0:56:510:56:55

you'll take full advantage of it.

0:56:550:56:57

Oh, believe me, ma'am, I intend to.

0:56:570:57:00

He was here? Under my very nose.

0:57:190:57:22

Prepare yourself to meet Mr Whitworth.

0:57:220:57:24

Look me in the eyes and tell me you don't love me.

0:57:240:57:25

Why do you suppose this has anything to do with the heart?

0:57:250:57:28

Dwight. What's happened to my husband?

0:57:280:57:30

Did I mention I've had good news from Harrow?

0:57:300:57:32

Geoffrey Charles is to start there next term.

0:57:320:57:35

George has set a trap.

0:57:350:57:36

Judas! Then he's walkin' straight into it!

0:57:360:57:39

After 'em!

0:57:390:57:40

If Drake Carne hangs, the people will rise up

0:57:410:57:44

-and I will be powerless to stop them.

-Idle threats.

0:57:440:57:47

You sure?

0:57:470:57:48