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Page 365 - ... and to him more than any other one man is due the credit of holding them loyal to our cause.
Page 145 - The Councillor's Wife," "Sowing the Wind," "Gudgeons," "The Masqueraders," "John-aDreams," "The Importance of Being Earnest," "Michael and His Lost Angel," "A Woman's Reason," "Marriage," "Bohemia,
Page 163 - ... all putting to his client the letters written by Lord Queensberry to his son containing statements about Wilde which the witness swore were quite unfounded. Clarke also sought to show that Wilde's association with Taylor and the various youths whose names had been mentioned was perfectly innocent. But it was too late. The damage had been done, and the foolish slip about the boy Grainger which caused it could not be covered up.
Page 263 - Master-Pieces for the Organ;" also songs, organ pieces, and many articles on musical subjects.
Page 263 - College ; upon the removal of his parents to Philadelphia, he entered the University of Pennsylvania, where he remained for two years.
Page 261 - Rarely if ever, is there an illness recorded at a Hammerstein representation and never a change of opera.
Page 288 - She was one of the most beautiful, gifted and accomplished women of her time and combined with these qualities a strong, yet sweet and womanly, character. From her childhood on, until her premature death, her life was one of ceaseless activity, full of kind and noble deeds, so that she became to be recognized as a type of almost perfect womanhood and an example to her sex.
Page 252 - John, why don't you go after Patti?" "I will," said the minstrel king, and he at once sought an interview with the diva, and, incidentally, he asked her what terms she would accept. "For opera or for concert?