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Tableaux Vivants.

--These words are from the French, and signify, according to Webster, ‘"living pictures; an amusement in which groups of persons, in proper dresses, in a darkened room, represent some interesting scene, usually described by authors."’--Such amusement was indulged in Monday night by a considerable number of young ladies living on the Brooke Turnpike, a few yards from the corporation line, at the house of a well-known citizen. The preparations for the affair had been for some time in abeyance, and the representations went off excellently. The entertainment, on the occasion referred to, closed at quite a late hour with a dance. This new species of amusement was inaugurated here by the talented Mrs. A. C. Ritchie, now in Europe, and is both refining and mirth-provoking.

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