empts the virtue of a poor author.
In the afterpiece, however, in which the novelist personated in rapid succession a lawyer, a servant, a gentleman and an invalid, the acting seemed perfect, and the play was heartily enjoyed throughout.
Mr. Greeley thought, that the raw material of a capital comedian was put to a better use when Charles Dickens took to authorship.
It was half-past 12 when the curtain fell, and the audience repaired to a supper room, where the munificence of the Duke of Devonshire had provided a superb and profuse entertainment.
I did not venture, at that hour, says the traveler, to partake; but those who did would be quite unlikely to repent of it —till morning.
He left the ducal mansion at one, just as the violins began to give note of coming melody, to which nimble feet were eager to respond.
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