The Garden of Elizabeth, at Belrive. – Morning. (Same as Act I, Scene II.)
Enter Clerval from terrace entrance.
CLER. What a delightful morning! It is an auspicious commencement of the day which is to make me happy in the possession of my love! Elizabeth yet sleeps, peaceful be her slumbers! [Love has awakened me – the freshness of the air, and the beauty of the scenery animate me to the height of cheerfulness – ] Soft, she approaches.