Venetian Life

Venetian Life

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One night at the little theatre in Padua, the ticket-seller gave us the stage-box (of which he made a great merit), and so we saw the play and the byplay. The prompter, as noted from our point of view, bore a chief part in the drama (as indeed the prompter always does in the Italian theatre), and the scene-shifters appeared as prominent characters. We could not help seeing the virtuous wife, when hotly pursued by the villain of the piece, pause calmly in the wings, before rushing, all tears and desperation, upon the stage; and we were dismayed to behold the injured husband and his abandoned foe playfully scuffling behind the scenes.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 158 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 9.14mm | 294.83g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514676214
  • 9781514676219

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