Chapter: English Literature During The Romantic Period
And so it was that Manfred went to the Alps to kill himself dramatically. I mean, I guess if you're gonna throw yourself off a mountain, you could do a lot worse than the Alps. At least they're pretty. Manfred's attempt is thwarted by a local mountaineer, who seriously doesn't want the snow besmirched with Manfred's blood. This seems to imply than the mountaineer would've been totally cool if Manfred had just walked in front of a bus instead.
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