Six Years of Drama at the Castle Square Theatre: With Portraits of the Members of the Company and Complete Programs of All Plays Produced, May 3, 1897-May 3, 1903 (Google eBook)

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Charles Elwell French
C.E. French, 1903 - 406 pages
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Page 295 - Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Verona, where we lay our scene, From ancient grudge break to new mutiny. Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. From forth the fatal loins of these two foes A pair of star-cross'd lovers take their life ; Whose misadventured piteous overthrows Do. with their death, bury their parents
Page 275 - Man's love is of man's life a thing apart, "Tis woman's whole existence; man may range The court, camp, church, the vessel, and the mart; Sword, gown, gain, glory, offer in exchange Pride, fame, ambition, to fill up his heart, And few there are whom these cannot estrange; Men have all these resources, we but one, To love again, and be again undone.
Page 209 - Comfort? comfort scorn'd of devils! this is truth the poet sings; That a sorrow's crown of sorrow is remembering happier things.
Page 275 - Traitors— and strike him dead, and meet myself Death, or I know not what mysterious doom. And thou remaining here wilt learn the event; But hither shall I never come again, Never lie by thy side; see thee no more — Farewell!
Page 219 - ... grand old style, The mots, the racy stories ; The wine, the dice, the wit, the bile — The hate of Whigs and Tories. At dusk, when I am strolling there, Dim forms will rise around me ; Lepel flits past me in her chair, And Congreve's airs astound me ! And once Nell Gwynne, a frail young Sprite, Look'd kindly when I met her ; I shook my head, perhaps, — but quite Forgot to quite forget her.
Page 278 - And peradventure had he seen her first She might have made this and that other world Another world for the sick man; but now The shackles of an old love straiten'd him, His honor rooted in dishonor stood, And faith unfaithful kept him falsely true.
Page 162 - He cometh not," she said; She said, " I am aweary, aweary, I would that I were dead!
Page 129 - ACT I. SCENE: House of Mrs. Bellamy Ives, Newport. July. Evening. Enter Mrs. Amory, L.iE., excitedly. MRS. A. [Coming L.[ What can detain Agnes so long! Mme. Genet promised to have Nelly's wreath at eight o'clock, and it is...
Page 317 - Potiphar Papers." Muslin, price 75 cents. ROMANCE OF A POOR YOUNG MAN. From the French of OCTAVE FEUILLET. An admirable and striking work of fiction. Translated from the Seventh Paris edition, izmo.
Page 243 - LE DUG DE FOUCHE-FONBLANQUE ANDRE PIERRE MME. FONBLANQUE JULIE M1ss KATE SHIPLEY SOLICITOR PARIS: THE CHATEAU FONBLANQUE, AND AN APARTMENT IN THE RUE DE RIVOLI. ACT 1: FRENCH IDEAS AND AMERICAN IDEAS. AN INTERVAL OF SIX MONTHS. ACT II : AN INTERNATIONAL KISS. ACT III, SCENE I : THE FRENCH RESULT OF A FRENCH MARRIAGE. SCENE 2 : AN AMERICAN GIRL AND AN ENGLISH OFFICER IN A FRENCH SITUATION. ACT IV : A SCIENTIFIC EXPERIMENT.

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