Henry Irving: A Record of Twenty Years at the Lyceum

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Chapman and Hall, Limited, 1893 - 320 Seiten
 

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Seite 309 - For honour travels in a strait so narrow, Where one but goes abreast : keep then the path ; For emulation hath a thousand sons That one by one pursue: if you give way, C'843 Or hedge aside from the direct forthright, Like to an enter'd...
Seite 67 - tis not to come ; if it be not to come, it will be now ; if it be not now, yet it will come ; the readiness is all ; since no man has aught of what he leaves, what is't to leave betimes?
Seite 96 - A merrier man, Within the limits of becoming mirth, I never spent an hour's talk withal. His eye begets occasion for his wit ; For every object that the one doth catch, The other turns to a mirth-moving jest...
Seite 309 - For honour travels in a strait so narrow, W'here one but goes abreast: keep then the path; For emulation hath a thousand sons, That one by one pursue: If you give way, Or hedge aside from the direct forthright, Like to an enter'd tide, they all rush by, And leave you hindmost...
Seite 13 - ... first, that every sentence expresses a new thought, and, therefore, frequently demands a change of intonation ; secondly, that the thought precedes the word. Of course, there are passages in which thought and language are borne along by the streams of emotion and completely intermingled.
Seite 42 - Lass,' and on his return home had said : " But there was a young fellow in the play who sits at the table and is bullied by Sam Emery ; his name is Henry Irving, and if that young man does not one day come out as a great actor, I know nothing of art.
Seite 309 - Like to an enter'd tide, they all rush by, And leave you hindmost ; — Or, like a gallant horse fallen in first rank, Lie there for pavement to the abject rear...
Seite 19 - The door was opened, the gas was lighted, and my manager made the most elaborate preparations for taking the money. He had even provided himself with change, in case some opulent citizen of Linlithgow should come with nothing less than a sovereign. While he was thus energetically applying himself to business, I was strolling like a casual spectator on the other side of the street, taking some last feverish glances at the play, and anxiously watching for the first symptoms of 'the rush.' "The time...
Seite 39 - Stratagem — a part which I had never played before, and which I thought did not suit me. I felt that this was the opinion of the audience soon after the play began. The house appeared to be indifferent, and I believed that failure was conclusively stamped upon my work, when suddenly...
Seite 99 - Queen Mary,' was given ; and Shakespeare's ' King Richard III.,' for the first time in London from the original text. Mrs. Bateman's lease has been transferred to Mr. Henry Irving, to whose attraction as an artist the prosperity of the theatre is entirely attributable, and she confidently hopes that under his care it may attain higher artistic distinction and complete prosperity. In conclusion, Mrs. Bateman ventures to express her gratitude for the kindness and generosity...

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