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Memoirs Of Hacjiel, By Madame De B -. Hu...
demoiselle Rachel ' s performance of this charming character was very pleasing ! " will rejoice with us at the discretion which spared
us similar comments on the marvellous words and tones and gestures which we all remember so well . It is the misfortune of an actorthat although his art produces
at the time a stronger and more vivid , impression than any other can iveit is a transient oneand can scarcely be conveyed to others
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rehearts comprehension of those of who the perhaps character did , and not the understand sure response the language from the in which she spoke ; the chill of horror , or the thrill of breathless
suspense the silence labored she more could art eloquent of invoke others and from when impressive all it around seemed than without indeed the strained words " as , thoug b effort y a h mere and her
, very dering bod ;— y these thoug perhaps ht , " so mi steeped ght have was given she icture a in better the of idea notion the meteor she of was what which ren she - than attempt to reproduce a
was was , once any so brilliant and is now quenched p in darkness . Yet of have this even been we written have nothing ba in the who memoirs had never before seen us . Rachel They on mig the ht y person
stage . They are written by one who if she saw , evidently could not to understand recollection ; and we of are this glad great to and close true the book artist , and who to rises turn again once before more
had us our in not the fallen bright for days the last of her time triump as hs if the as vividl fire , had y as not if burnt the curtain itself ;
and out ; left as her if the fame grave as an had actress not closed and her for ever reputation over the as enchantress a woman to ,
the keen appreciation and the tender mercies of such critics as Madame de B .
Notices Op Books. 421
NOTICES OP BOOKS . 421
_FOREIGN LITERATURE .
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These ordinary volumes were of things published within rather the range too long of our ago brief to fall notices , in the ,
course , refer which to must very comm peculiar only and be devoted interesting to what countries is new , little ; but known as they or and to which recent
visited occurrences , thoug have h they called be particular in the heart attention of Europe , we , have been induced
to waive what after all is a very unimportant well known and consideration hihlesteemed , and have
the less author hesitation is , the in work doing has so never as , been translated g nor y , we believe as ,
English Woman’s Journal (1858-1864), Aug. 1, 1858, page 421, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/ewj/issues/ewj_01081858/page/61/