Recollections Of The Life Of John O'keeffe (volume 1); In Two Volumes

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byJohn O'keeffe

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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. 1826. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER II. Princess Amelia.--Handel.--" The Birth-day, or the Prince of Arragon."--" The Definitive Treaty."--The Irish Parliament--Hely Hutchinson, and Dr. Lucas.--Thomas Conolly.--Mr. Rowley.--The English Parliament.--The Duke of Hamilton.--" The Halcyon," a Poem.--" The Poor Soldier."--Carolan the Irish Bard.--The Duke of Leinster.--Masquerade at LeinsterHouse.--Dublin.--Sir. H. B. Dudley--" Harlequin Gulliver."--M. P. Andrews.--Peeping Tom.--Johnson the Treasurer.--Garten.--Jewell.--Mr. Harris, and Mr. Colman.--Bacon the Sculptor.--Baron Wenzel.--Mr. Brande John Hunter.--Mr. Percival Pott.--Want of Sight Adventures.--Portraits.--Sir Joshua Reynolds--Dr. Rose.--Dr. Burney.--Madame D'Arblay.--The Turkish Ambassador.--The Abbey.--Dr. Kennedy.--"Fontainebleau."--Letter.--John Ledger.--Mr. Harris, and an Author.--A Prussian Clergyman.--"Tom Five-cards."--The Blacksmith of Antwerp.--"Love in a Camp."--Barnes.--" The Beggar on Horseback."--Letter--Omai.--Wewitzer.--" Siege of Curzola."--Letters. Princess Amelia, daughter of George the Second, frequently passed my house at Acton, to and from Gunnesbury-lane, where she lived: her house stood on the left-hand going from Acton to Turnham Green. I have often seen a large group of poor people, men, women, and children, at a side-door in the wall at Gunnesbury-house, receiving portions of soup, beef, and bread, distributed to them by her Royal Highness's order. About half a mile from my house, at Acton Wells, lived Handel; and that place thus became the grand rendezvous of the court and all the lovers of sublime music of his day. Mr. and Mrs. Mattocks (about my time) lived there. On the 12th of August 1783, the day the Prince of Wales reached his twenty-first year, I brought out at the Haymarket Theatre my two-act...

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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. 1826. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER II. Princess Amelia.--Handel.--" The Birth-day, or the Prince of Arragon."--" The Definitive Treaty."--The Irish Parli...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:74 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217038697

ISBN - 13:9780217038690

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