Following the surrender of the British, John secures a long sought loan from the Dutch and returns to Paris to oversee the peace treaty. John can no longer bear his absence from Abigail and invites her to Paris, which immediately overwhelms her with its opulence. John is appointed ambassador to England, but soon longs to return home to participate in the formation of the new government and, like Abigail, to be reunited with the children. They return home to an overwhelming welcome, and John reluctantly returns to public service.
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Following the cost-saving tradition of both Titanic
(1997) and Evan Almighty
(2007), the ship (dockside scene) was fully detailed only on her starboard side; the port side was left rough. See more
John met Abagail in London, but the series depicts Abagail meeting John at their home in France. See more
King George III
The circumstances of this audience are so extraordinary, the language you have now held is so extremely proper and the feelings you have discovered so justly adapted to the occasion, that I not only receive with pleasure the assurance of the friendly disposition of the United States, but that I am very glad that the choice has fallen on you to be their Minister.
King George III
I will be very frank with you: I was the *last* to consent to separation. But the separation having been made and having become...
Orphée Et Euridice
Written by Christoph Willibald Gluck
(as Christoph Wilibald Gluck)
Performed by Opera Lafayette Chorus
Courtesy of Naxos
By Arrangement with Source/Q See more