Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 93, September 24, 1887

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1887
Language: English
Wordcount: 11,128 / 41 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 56.2
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 371
Added to site: 2008.07.20
mnybks.net#: 21558
Genre: Periodical
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HOMPSON, appeared himself as the principal character, with the probably unlooked-for result of shelving the drama, so far as London was concerned, from that distant date until last Thursday evening. However, the motif of the play is pretty well known. Gringoire, a revolutionary "Poet of the People," with the connivance of Louis the Eleventh of France, is induced to recite an anti-Royalist song in His Majesty's presence, and is then promised his forfeited life by the same amiable sovereign if he can woo, and win, a maiden who has never set eyes on him before, within a quarter of an hour. In the scene at the Haymarket a table is discovered spread with a meal (I could not quite make out from the text whether it was intended to represent breakfast, dinner, supper, or tea), including some wine, a few grapes, and a freshly-cooked goose redolent of savoury perfumes. Mr. BEERBOHM TREE is the poet, and were his method of performance only equal to his power of imagination, he would be very go

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