The Dickensian Volume 4

The Dickensian Volume 4

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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. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...of the last-named artiste being specialty enjoyed--and the literary portion of the programme was well sustained by Mr. R. Allbutt (reading from Little Dorrit), Mrs. Arthur Hoare (recital from David Copperfield), and Mr. W. J. Douglas (recitals from A Tale of Two Cities and Pickwick). Coffee and light refreshments were served during the evening. DUBLIN.--This Branch closed a most successful first session with a public meeting in the Sackville Cafe on May 7th, when the President (Sir Charles A. Cameron, C.B.), who occupied the chair, delivered one of his characteristically delightful speeches to a large gathering of members and friends, in the course of which he complimented his audience on the success which the branch has achieved during its initial session and the excellent social and charitable work it had accomplished. The hon. secretary (Mr. Geo. A. Prescott), in reviewing the progress of the branch since its inauguration last July, referred to the enthusiastic support of Sir Charles Cameron as president, and expressed in a neatly turned speech the thanks of the members generally for the admirable manner in which he has invariably studied the interests of the Society in Dublin and sought to promote its welfare. An excellent programme of readings from Dickens, interspersed with musical items, was proceeded with. Miss Hogg read the quarrel between Mesdames Gamp and Prig, and Mr. Swaine a selection from Sketches by Boz. Mr. N. D. Collins gave " Copperfield and the Waiter," and Mr. W. H. Huiser the scene of Mr. Bumble's courtship. HAMILTON.--The first monthly meeting of this newly formed Canadian Branch was held on March 19th, in the Recital Hall of the Conservatory of Music, and a continuance of the enthusiasm manifested at the...show more

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  • Paperback | 154 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 286g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236587839
  • 9781236587831