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July 27, 186^] THE TOMA H AWK. 139
THE LADY OF LYONS AT THE ADELPHI.
dramas When we the need Haymarket not wo...
WAPPING OLD STAIRS RE-WRITTEN. 1
Your Since Cranborne last time we has pa...
HEAR! HEAR !
the province I was Sir subject ,— certai...
July 27, 186^] The Toma H Awk. 139
July 27 , 186 ^] THE TOMA H AWK . 139
The Lady Of Lyons At The Adelphi.
THE LADY OF LYONS AT THE ADELPHI .
Dramas When We The Need Haymarket Not Wo...
dramas When we the need Haymarket not wonder takes at the to producing Adelphi producing second-rate third melo -rate - L l egitimate is , treated dramas with . We a reverence never could only discover second wh to y Shakespeare The Lady of . language It yons is a most , and bombastic adorned melo with - performance drama appeals . The to , full the characters of gallery stilted which are and if forced would well biting disgrac drawn , the e ve a ry egreg Surrey conv ious entional egotism ; and of , a except Macread for y the , the purpose part of , of Claude exhiis not one which any actor of real talent should care to
underform take talff . . As As and for for the the the best comic comic joke element element is a deliberate in in the the piece piece robbery , , it it from is is of of Talleyrand the the mildest mildest . for Why an , any excuse body for laug laug hs hing at Glavis at anything , except in that such they a are heavy too piece glad , we never could imagine . However , enough about the play as a p Mr lay . . Neville cannot play Claude . Bulwer Lytton wrote good blank does not verse seem , at to any know rate what , as far blank as metre verse went means . . Mr His . Neville recollections the least of amusing the long speeches The onl in the military cottage evolution scene vtamvavaa were which , to s he ay
seemed HIV XV *«*« JWy to , UAllUUlAlg have mastered . t A 14 V in antici . * m y . j *** pation , * . **« , * ' »* ^ of his career *** in w ** the m * w being Grand orig Army inal , was in the that part of , halting so he determined . Mr . Neville to give was ambitious the speeches of in the great scene with Pauline , with an ease and nonchalance fication which were which at least Claude novel offers . He for repeated his conduct the reall as if y pathetic he was justi read - - ing Terry his to washing have appeared -bill . It to must be moved have been by such hard , a for lover Miss . How Kate - ever , if Mr . Neville was tame in the second act , he made up
t for for he way it it in in , the the this third third scene , , where where , in which he he ranted rante Claude d like like takes a a madman madman his departure . . Wh Whv for y . , the b bv y army , should always be screamed by the actor , we never could pose discorer ; if . so It , the is one soon of er the it is " forgotten traditions the " better of the . stage , we supwell Mr , . which Neville is more was best than in we the can last say act for ; his he father dressed , who the played part brown Damas va w if «* dressing \ aa for VWWUtb his -gown & son WIT ' s throug » benefit *** . ~\ f * « £ ^ A hout « , ^^ and ^»» r the »>» who *^* p ^* m iece ^ - obstinatel **^ i , > y as *<*>** the »**^* y uniform ««**** clung ^ r * *** . to of ^ . r *> a a
but colonel we doubt in the whether French army it is . correct This . may Mr be . Stevenson another " tradition has taken , " his Mr . reading Neville , of Senr the . part ' s place and since costume the . first night , and we prefer leapt Immediatel with joy , y for we we saw antici Mr . pated Stuart ' a s name great treat in the bill We our were heart not never disappointed been properl . The y genial appreciated humour . There of this is trul a y rich great , warm actor sym has - path perhaps y in of the the tones villain of of his melodrama voice , which nevertheless , while it smacks lends sli to ghtl his y
A A A « A « , A « A « m « pathos the ^ father a charm ¦ of Pauline which he is perfectl had scarcel y original sufficient . As M . Deschafielles ^ v ^> ^ for his ^ , great talents . His reading , of the part y was , however scope , thoroughly time original of James , and the II . idea was of one wearing which an only old a blue genius velvet could coat have of the hit greatest on . Perhaps success it , was when in , the with last a g act lare that of vigorous he accomp indi lished gnation his , which expressed volumes , he heard himself pathetically alluded
we to as need " that not , poor of the old Beauseant man . " Of of the Mr . Glavis Billington of Mr we . Ashley would from rather onl not Mr speak . Webster . Where knows the . latter It was gentleman about as like got his the dress tume which y Beauseant would have worn as the uniform of cos a - the member Adel of phi the , disgracefull Shoeblack y Brigade put on . the The stage piece . was For , as Miss usual Kate at Terry " •¦ «**¦ humble T we If ^ # have ***** V % * inion nothing ** . X ^ % * . * . ***^^ but haTV * W * sincere »»**> % *^«* V praise r ****¦*»• . ¦ Her * ¦ * V W * ¦ Pauline * % * f * VWW 9 V & **• is , in J-4 &
our the The selfish part has vanity op evidentl of , Macready y one been of ori her ; ginall but most y Miss rendered perfect Terry impersonations subservient has bestowed to . on elevates it an the amount part , as of well delicate as her care own and fame intelligent . She has stud the y which great is and Pauline rare merit . of feeling what she acts . She does not act , but One word with Mr . Webster before we have done . We trust that till he he will has not reformed succeed his in engaging theatre any entirel good . actors It is or reall actresses una fair place , to . anybody We thought of that talent drawing , to - ask room them from y to Lost act in in London y such ,
enoug with its h , but faded there curtains it was , and again greasy , figuring furniture as " , A had Room done in duty the t House he curtain of M . what Deschapelles shall we . " But of if it the before Adel % phi It is is dirty behind h to make one sick , to sit in those say stalls—so filthy are they enoug to look pounded at—whilst of the a circus want and of ventilation a menagerie , and , which the horrid greets smell one's , co nos m - - name trils , combine as a to render has one become h / VVVllfcV perfectl a y miserable for . sting Mr . iness Webster He ' s
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Wapping Old Stairs Re-Written. 1
WAPPING OLD STAIRS RE-WRITTEN .
Your Since Cranborne Last Time We Has Pa...
Your Since Cranborne last time we has parted never on been swopp false ing , he old declares wares , For new-fangled notions , and still is the same , There Tho' he have gave passed you a throug faithful h account the session of your like me ha , m but e . a few , Who ne ' er gave a vote to the Radical crew ; Tho That ' your I turned dirty mine old coats at last still it can I washed never be and said re- . made ,
And To When In silence keep gave you Pakington you my promised cabinet but quite , Dizzy this seat a session , small I an resi d Northcote bit gned to have of , my the mind in old pl . ways , Why should Dizzy or Derby than me be more prized , Then For a be heart faithful that ' s and true true Tory nor should ne Cranborne ' er be desp forsake ised ; I can still wash your coats , and your the party re-make . ,
Hear! Hear !
HEAR ! HEAR !
The Province I Was Sir Subject ,— Certai...
the province I was Sir subject , — certainl I of do of your not the astonished for musical Opera one on moment critic that the , ni on but g intend ht such I of must the an to say State encroach occasion a few performance words upon Mr . G the on . could not provide y something more attractive than a mutilated ye repres served Signor entation the Naudin conduct of in Afassaniello of the some princi of pal the , with character Monsieur in . front But , I of when should the house I say ob- . my astonishment ceased . It was my persons good fortune to sit imme- , members diately under of the a large aristocracy box occupied . The men by some were most dicor & distinguished sy the women
decolletees decollates They , especiall , * as as much much y the women as as . , if if , not not made more more a point , , than than of one one talking could could in desire desire harsh .. , grating in my vulgar accents soul throug , I mi hout ght retain all the a solos kind , so of that sneaking however desire much to , a hear decided Madame - and Sherrington stern rebuke sing by , the my classical bad taste convers soon ation met with of a real If I live wanted Marchioness to write being two volumes forced upon of " Recollections my uneducated of ears the . British Aristocracy , " or if I happened to fill the proud position of eaves special -dropper correspondent to the Court to Journal some petty , this provincial would have paper been , or a
great stall , I advantage was anxious , but to as hear it was the , having singers paid ( such five as guineas they were for ) my as appreciated well as seeing the the privilege Sultan which and other I enjoyed celebrities . When ; so I that saw I that hardly the who many shared appealing my low glances tastes directed , were totally towards unheeded the box , , I by began persons to demi think monde that I . was But sitting the si at ght the of feet the of ribbon some of of the the Bath queens reassured of . the box me Harry . to And these Fastman I distinguished could , when hardl he y pointed conversationalists + believe out my to excellent me , a in quietly young the very behaved friend , next ,
though W 4 V » #% «^ »** handsomel ^ W ^ ^»* W »*** Jfc y % **» dressed ^»*;^^* . ¦*¦ % *** woman ¥ *** * Bi- «**»» , ^> ' ** as : Mi » ft the «** t > , *} **» notorious ^—***^»»»* t 9 — * - * 0 mm never + ~ w w ** y , priety mind . in When the grand the musical box effectuall (!) laughter y drowned of the titled the paltry angels music of pro of - would Auber , imitate I certainl the y demi was monde guilty in of something a wish that else than the beau theirjdress monde . I know I was wrong , and that I ought to be deeply grateful for
Tomahawk (1867-1870), July 27, 1867, page 139, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/t/issues/ttw_27071867/page/7/