Memoirs Of Robert William Elliston, Comedian (volume 2)

Paperback | February 4, 2012

byGeorge Raymond

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1846. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XV. "Invisiblina"--A Scene in Oxford Street--An " Eclaircissement"--Mr. Dunn's Letter to Elliston--" Rover" again--Rehearsal ot Falstaff--Elliston acts Falstaff--His failure--Mr. Gordon--A scene " behind the scenes"--An interview at Ibbotson's hotel--Meeting of the Committee of Drury Lane Theatre--Copy of Resolutions--Elliston called in--Addresses the Committee of Drury Lane Theatre--Mr. Douglas Kinnaird in reply--The Theatre advertised for letting--A grotesque stranger--Elliston a bankrupt--The Chamber Street Theatre--Speculation given up--Elliston at Leamington--" Ben Nazir"--Its representation at Drury Lane Theatre. We have, from time to time, found it necessary to turn our attention to the mysterious " Invisiblina." Her repeated letters, her undoubted regard to the interests and well-being of our hero, and her accurate information in respect of all his movements, as we have before explained, greatly disturbed him. This state of things still continued, and although years had passed away since the date of her first epistolary favour, yet an equal mystery still hung over the machinery by which she worked and the region of her habitation. On a certain afternoon, Elliston, by some strange chance, being actually at home, a person rang at the street-door bell, and on a female servant ap "1NVISIBLINA." 461 pearing, placed a letter in her hands, addressed to her master, and immediately, at a brisk pace, made the best of his way into Oxford street. Elliston, at that moment was passing through his hall--he had caught a glimpse of the fleeting emissary, and having cast his eye on the superscription of the packet, at once perceived the nature of the correspondence. Without waiting the delivery of his hat, he sprang into the street, and taking the direction...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1846. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XV. "Invisiblina"--A Scene in Oxford Street--An " Eclaircissement"--Mr. Dunn's Letter to Elliston--" Rover" again--Reh...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:126 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.27 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217969844

ISBN - 13:9780217969840

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