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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 439

Volume 17, New Series, May 29, 1852

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1852
Language: English
Wordcount: 21,644 / 70 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 73.3
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 416
Added to site: 2006.09.05 14619
Genre: Periodical

d now-a-days in every corner. But enough. Another word, and we should be talking politics.'

Leonidas finished shaving like any other man; and then turned suddenly to his friend: 'I bet you ten napoleons,' said he, 'that David would have come to the play had I gone myself to him with the invitation! I intended it, but I had not time; these rehearsals kill me--I might as well be a galley-slave. However, I have about three-quarters of an hour to myself now, and I will go beard the old Roman in his stronghold. What say you to going with me?'

It would have been difficult to name a place to which M. Lesec would not have gone, to have the honour of being seen arm-in-arm with the great Talma; and in another half hour they were on their way across the Place de la Monnaie into the Rue Pierre Plate.

'Now for a storm!' said Lesec. 'We are in for it: so be prepared. I leave it all on your shoulders, noble sir, for I must keep clear of him.'

'Is he, then, so entirely changed?' exclaimed Talma, q



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