The Savoy Opera and the Savoyards

Chatto & Windus, 1899 - 248 pāgines

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Pāgina 5 - Complete in Three Vols. Vol. I. contains the Plays complete, including the doubtful ones; Vol. II. the Poems and Minor Translations, with an Introductory Essay by ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE ; Vol.
Pāgina 15 - Syntax's (Dr.) Three Tours: In Search of the Picturesque, in Search of Consolation, and in Search of a Wife. With the whole of ROWLANDSON'S droll page Illustrations in Colours and a Life of the Author by JC HOTTEN.
Pāgina 67 - Things are seldom what they seem, Skim milk masquerades as cream; Highlows pass as patent leathers; Jackdaws strut in peacock's feathers.
Pāgina 25 - When I, good friends, was called to the bar, I'd an appetite fresh and hearty, But I was, as many young barristers are, An impecunious party. I'da swallow-tail coat of a beautiful blue — A brief which I bought of a booby — A couple of shirts and a collar or two, And a ring that looked like a ruby ! CHORUS.
Pāgina 81 - WHEN a felon's not engaged in his employment, Or maturing his felonious little plans, His capacity for innocent enjoyment Is just as great as any honest man's. Our feelings we with difficulty smother When constabulary duty's to be done : Ah, take one consideration with another, A policeman's lot is not a happy one...
Pāgina 75 - I'm very good at integral and differential calculus; I know the scientific names of beings animalculous: In short, in matters vegetable, animal, and mineral, I am the very model of a modern Major-General.
Pāgina 142 - Spurn not the nobly born With love affected, Nor treat with virtuous scorn The well-connected. High rank involves no shame — We boast an equal claim With him of humble name To be respected!
Pāgina 14 - Strutt's Sports and Pastimes of the People of England; including the Rural and Domestic Recreations, May Games, Mummeries, Shows, Processions, Pageants, and Pompous Spectacles, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time.
Pāgina 245 - Like this. KING. We take your word for it that this is all right. You are not making fun of us? This is in accordance with the practice at the Court of St. James's?
Pāgina 67 - Black sheep dwell in every fold; All that glitters is not gold; Storks turn out to be but logs; Bulls are but inflated frogs.

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