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Behind a Brass Knocker: Some Grim Realities in Picture and Prose (Classic ...
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Behind a Brass Knocker: Some Grim Realities in Picture and Prose (1883)
Frederick Barnard,Charles Henry Ross
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Bank of England Brass Knocker burlesque Captain Brown CHAPTER Chump comes corner Countess creature cries Dabchick DEADLY NIGHTSHADE dear dinner Dodderington Dooda door door-key dress eyes face fool FREDERICK BARNARD Fritz frog front Fulham funny boarder funny gentleman gentlemanlike Ghoul Square GIANTESS girl goes Griggs hair half hand happy head hear Honeyman Hussy kind knob-stick lady boarder laugh living look Lord Lord Chamberlain mamma Mamselle married Melia Merks Miss Mite Miss Tootsie Mite's morning mother Mouser never night Nondescript noodles old gentleman old lady Oliver Twist once pass perfect gentleman perhaps poor pretty rags Rosie round says our funny scene scissors shilling smile speaks Spoonbill stage sucking-pig sure Tate tears tell theatre thing Tootsie's Topperton turn voice wears whilst widow woman wretched
Page 134 - ... officially: personally he is welcome) : on the contrary, I strenuously resent that impertinence on his part. But I must submit in order to obtain from him an insolent and insufferable document, which I cannot read without boiling of the blood, certifying that in his opinion — his opinion ! — my play "does not in its general tendency contain anything immoral or otherwise improper for the stage," and that the Lord Chamberlain therefore "allows" its performance (confound his impudence!).
Page 42 - He that puts on a publique gowne, must put off a private person. VII. LET the words of a virgin, though in a good cause, and to as .good purpose, be neither violent, many, nor first, nor last : it is lesse shame for a virgin to be lost in a blushing silence, than to be found in a bold eloquence.
Page 134 - MAJESTY'S Household do by virtue of my Office and in pursuance of the Act of Parliament in that case provided Allow the...
Page 74 - Thou little child, Thy mother's joy, thy father's hope — thou bright, Pure dwelling where two fond hearts keep their gladness — Thou little potentate of love, who comest With solemn sweet dominion to the old, Who see thee in thy merry fancies charged With the grave embassage of that dear past, When they were young like thee — thou vindication Of God — thou living witness against all men Who have been babes — thou...