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Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, July 8, 1914

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 16,969 / 58 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 73.7
LoC Categories: AP, PN
Downloads: 371
Added to site: 2009.06.25
mnybks.net#: 24529
Genre: Periodical
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hotel porter.

The porter searched all the concert announcements, but found no mention of the great name. In the end he advised a visit to one of the ticket libraries, and off the enthusiast hurried.

Now it happened that this very evening was the one chosen for the début, before a number of invited friends, of Miss Gladys Bewlay, and one of the guests chanced to be at the ticket library at the moment the susceptible American entered and fired his question at the clerk.

"Say, can you tell me where Miss Bewlay is singing to-night?" he said.

The clerk having no information, the susceptible American was turning away when the guest of the other Bewlay family ventured to address him with the information that Miss Bewlay was singing that evening at a private gathering at one of the halls.

"Couldn't I get in?" the American asked.

"It's private," said the lady. "It's only for the friends of the family."

"Let me take down the address, anyway," said he, and

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