The Writings in Prose and Verse of Eugene Field Volume 10

The Writings in Prose and Verse of Eugene Field Volume 10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...French idiom is 'the glass of the opera.' Ver is 'glass, ' and de lopera is ' of the opera.' " "l have heard them called lornyets," suggested judge Prendergast, in the deferential tone of a young barrister seeking a change of venue. " Well, I don't know what the general's opera-glass is," said Colonel Nixon, "but this one of mine is a lay zhoomels." "Call it what you please," replied the judge; "it is der tro, as far as I am concerned, until the corpse de bally makes its ontray." "I thought you did n't speak French," said General Stiles, turning fiercely upon the judge. "Oh, well," the judge explained apologetically, " I 'm not what you and the colonel would call oh fay, --I 'm a june primmer at the business, --but when the wind is southerly I reckon I can tell a grizet from a garsong." Chicago society is still in considerable doubt as to where Bernhardt should be located in the artistic scale. A good many of the elite think that her Fedora is second to Fanny Davenport's, and there are very many others who prefer Clara Morris's Camille. We notice that the popular inquiry in cultured circles is, " Have you been to see Bernhardt?" not, " Have you been to hear Bernhardt? " Oh, you don't know howl enjoyed Bayernhayerdt the other evening!" exclaimed one of our most beautiful and accomplished belles. " Her dresses are beautiful, and they do say she is dreadfully naughty! " April 29, 1887 Onbr Fit for the Stage SoL SMITH RussELL tells of how he was travelling on Long Island some seasons ago, doing his monologue in more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236908090
  • 9781236908094