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November 2, 1867.] THE TOMAHAWK. 26s
THE "QUEEN'S" HOUSE-WARMING.
St. Martin's Hall has risen like a phoen...
. i LADY GRUNDY ON THE CLOSE OF THE PARIS EXHIBITION.
biggest * * * I Well ever , saw now . , ...
November 2, 1867.] The Tomahawk. 26s
November 2 , 1867 . ] THE TOMAHAWK . 26 s
The "Queen's" House-Warming.
THE "QUEEN'S" HOUSE-WARMING .
St. Martin's Hall Has Risen Like A Phoen...
St . Martin ' s Hall has risen like a phoenix from its ashes ; but in such an altered shape , and in such glorious plumage , that it would hardly kno the w inside itself of again the house . The is Queen very beautif ' s Theatre ul , so has are been the company opened . , when Certainl they y , per are fo sin rman ging ce ** o God n the Sav ope e the g Queen night . "— We to mi our ght mind have the expected best part that of Mr the . en "Wi c ouraged , after orig his inal somewhat native talent grandiloquent ; and we were prospectus not disappointed , would . Both have the 4-TtA rviA ieces /» AC had Ti *» r 1 that f-lioif * French TTi »*» r » r » k flavour fl « sw /\ iir about oT ^/ Mif * them + Ti *» nr % which wTi i /» Ti seems coAmc an or » insepar incAnoi * - -
able p companion of the British drama . The first piece is the work of a gentleman , whose education and talents might really have been expected T to have lot produc isif we ed somet mistake hing not mo from re worth over y the the name water of a and " Comedietta has not im . " - proved Melo -drama with , dragged the voyage in by 5 the an , neck indifferent and heels Farce , is hardl , wit , y h what a litt we le should bit of and call a it Com was edietta luckhe . h Mr ad . Clayton for the other had characters the piece pretty neither well in the to himself desi , nor in the repr y esentati , on of them could possibl , y have interested gn the , audience for ten minutes . Mr . Clayton played very well , but he might he lend me ant gre ate ; r air s lu of n ac o y bability was mor to e earnest e plot b than y making his passi love on more ; perh as if this widow was for in l some ove of m e h as ure th e e fault of t se he d la dy h w av h e o played ed th m e adness fascinating for certainly she did little and said le suppo ss to inspire such a vehement gn affection ; .
construction His a Lunatic ; and we is do not not a see good the p humour iece in of calling ceptio all n , the dial characters ogue , or ma afte k ing vari them ous lunat in any ic asy way lums ac , and up t ot o her their symbols titles ; of the insanity introduction , and of not a melo something -dramatic better burg from lar with the same a pistol author was , a when mistake he ; shall but still have we learned hope for to spen And d a now little we more co labour me to and the thoug great ht Rom on a his ntic writing Drama . , by Mr . Charles said Reade in — our The columns Double . Marriage We looked , of in which vain for so much acknowled has already ent been of to the say sourc , for e wh the e sake nce th of our chef national cPoeuvre character was borro for any wed honesty , but we , which are gm that happy does
is p not not iece a step stand stand was the v verv t ery he joint ri hig high ght h work direction at at present t > of resent M , . and , . Maquet that that we Mr Mr hope and . . Wigan Wi M Mr ^ . an . Maquet Charles announced announced ? wiil Reade reap that . some This the the of It the is pecuniary not our duty profit to , tell as well the story as some . It of is the very praise little . different from the sketch previously given by us of the French piece . The scenery was v that ery the good new , an Romantic d it was admir Drama abl will y put not o go n down the stag with e , b the ut British we are public afraid . eclipsed Miss Addison by Miss is in Ellen no way Terry up , who to the , having leading subdued part—in her fact restless , she is impulse quite vocation to ouctuuii skip about acted uuicu the stage must iiiusL , and confess coiucss smack her hands on the l slightest She pro has
v , , , , we we , , very very charming cnarimngiy y . . one xxas is cert no ainl fear y made of her great ever being progress tame in , unless the art she of is called self-restraint upon for , and a disp ther lay e of very strong passion . Mrs . Saville was not happy as the mother : it p was layed an what unhappy he had part to , but do admirabl she lacked y , but * presence we think . ' he Mr mi . Wigan ght have himself found something of the art worthier must welcome of his back talents to . the He stage is an , whence actor whom petty all jealousies true lovers on cluded the part him of . others Mr . W , and yndham we fear , as his the own other ill- husband health have , astonished too long those exwho who onl only y remembered remembered him him b by y his his wig wig in in Meg Meg '' s s Diversion Diversion . . In In the the
first act he was very effective . it Besides The proceeds great , it is , and fault evide that of nt , the fro the m ' Romantic p the lot hostile is not Drama receptio clearly ' is exp n , which that lained it both loses in the interest this action piece as . and English Mr audience . Robertson does 's Medley not like pieces at the which Holborn turn encountered on the sacrifice , that by one an lover nately , sympathise or husband with of his the betrothed wrong man , or , and wife resent to another , as an . insult They to obsti their - case sense far fro the of m other justice uninteresting ni , ght the , act though . of self the -sacrifice character . This of the was fortunate most markedl husband y was the Allowing A I I AlIM V % rt » for Tf \ t * the 4 * 1 ^ A confusion " » y * fc % ^ Til C » l . *•* l- % ot V ^ 4 A firs -G wf » 4 t ni <» 4 « swl < ht % 4 > the 4-T * . n ¦ dialogue J \ *¦» I > - « t ~ mim a . is m r * eminentl « . « .. » Z ¦« a * - * 4-1 w
weak and slipshod ; anti-climaces , a abound g , , and the ridiculous and .. the y sentimental monotony in are the too incidents often blended ; everybod together y seems unintentionall to be getting y . There killed is by a played the news by papers nearly and all the coming characters to life in again turn . to The kill Mr morbid . Wigan anxiety and Mr dis . - In Wyndham fact , the , coup serious led part with of their the total drama want afforded of success more , was laughter very amusing than the . comic Toole . , in It sp is ite quite of Mr unnecessary . Lionel to Broug engage h ' s very the latter clever gentleman imitation now of Mr , as . way a Miss Mr it . . Broug Henriett The for this h appearance can a merriment Hodson make up of , w marred the the ho part p bab layed the y very excited a best servant well situation much . girl We laug very must in hter the prettil say ; a which iece y word in . every was Bat for py , p
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we mi ght have uugui looked for uc a p even iece of somewhat cue dramatic higher wonu character . vv e tninic from p such ublic a manager London ; ar and e getting we hope som that ewhat Mr tir . e Wi d of gan wi i lated learn versi that ons the of M French oloch dramas of the , stage in whic , British h the Morality most reckl . es When s sacri those fices a who re made pilfe r their that clas brains sed fro as m ori others inal aut without hors and acknowledging when mae the rs learn theft , are tre no at aut longer hors with as much g consideration ; and liberality as they do the gas men and l French ab e o machinists ur c will arefull not , y the b ear hones con trans amore t p lo lanting ve of fame t g o inal Eng may dramas land inspire ; . we have The men genius a of genius tal of ent the o to f find our own no difficulty , which autho in catching rs who . tax The their system own of brain two s men for their working plots at will a p la o pt tog ed e ther a , w which ider scal is e so suc E cessful ngland in , when France writers , we hope for the will stage soon are be terests paid as hi well her as than noveli love sts , of and their cease art . to hold their own petty selfish ing
. I Lady Grundy On The Close Of The Paris Exhibition.
. i LADY GRUNDY ON THE CLOSE OF THE PARIS EXHIBITION .
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would augmented co not me stand . away But the w I reall wholesale my y believe s humbug the public of the like Show to be in cheated the n Champs , or they de y Mars . used Do to be know taken , as I was a great reminded treat , to as see I approached the canvas , of circus those days which when paid I an sple annual ndid hi visit ppodro to m the , village while . all What around , to were my multitudes childish eyes of , small appeared shows a Albinos Well , , th Circassian ere they were ladies ; , Circassian and the like ladies . , fire-eating Arabs , and all , down was told to c the ame very from camel the s that tables wen of t round the Vice with Roy his of keeper Egypt , , and but which which I I
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pro It seemed to me among , I may be wrong ( we are all liable to up make mistakes ) . , that Sweden except , and a few Russia pieces , and of the furniture Gallery , some of Anti costumes quities , pompousl from Roumxnia y called , the better " Histo too , for ry of whe Labour n I saw , " there the Bronzes was nothing of Barbedienne I had not seen , for before instance , and , in ' 62 I , soon they got had tired the advantage ( my eyes are of novelty getting which very bad they ) of have going now round lost . and round like a squirrel in a cage , so dismissing ; ny chair and attendant , who with looke some d friend as if s he to neither refresh . knew Now wher , the «? ^ or hungry \ vk . at or Bath thirsty was , soul I hastened ( and I veril ing y food believe until that he no arrives one ) bound may for eat the or Exposition drink his ever fill according thiaks of touch to his - nati Utvti onality iLand should Islander xaiaiiuv ^ i ubiiij demand uu his 111 a national ijihivjivh 1 restaurant icsiauiaiii
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Tomahawk (1867-1870), Nov. 2, 1867, page 263, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/t/issues/ttw_02111867/page/7/