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Jones, 1st

Mathews, 1st time: Frank Heartall time: Timothy Quaint = Liston, 1st time: Widow Cheerly Mrs. Glover, 1st time.

5. Matrimony. Delaval Jones, 1st time. 7. Three Weeks after Marriage. Sir Charles Racket Jones, 1st time: Drugget Mathews, 1st time: Lady Racket = Mrs. Glover, 1st time: Dimity Mrs. Gibbs, 1st time.

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8. Spoil'd Child. Little Pickle Miss Kelly. 10. Never acted, Foundling of the Forest. Count de Valmont Young: Florian (the Foundling- in love with Geraldine) = Jones: L'Eclair (his servant -in love with Rosabelle) Liston: Baron Longueville (kinsman to Valmont) = Eyre: Bertrand (his servant) Farley: Gaspard (steward to Valmont) = Grove Sanguine and Lenoir (bravoes in the pay of Longueville) = Smith and Noble: Unknown Female (really Eugenia) Mrs. Glover: Geraldine (niece to Valmont-in love with Florian) Mrs. Gibbs : Rosabelle (her woman-in love with L'Eclair) = Mrs. Liston: Monica (an old peasant) = Mrs. Davenport:acted 25 times-the scene lies in Alsace-the Count de Valmont in early life had married Eugenia-she and her infant were supposed to have perished, when the Count's castle in Languedoc was reduced to ashes— Longueville had employed Bertrand to murder them -they had escaped by accident-Eugenia has reason to believe that Valmont is dead-at the opening of the play, Valmont had lived for near 20 years in a state of fixed melancholy-Florian is a young man, whom the Count had brought up, and whom he had found in a Forest, when he was a child-Longueville wishes to marry Geraldine, as being heiress to the

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Count-the Count had refused his consent, as he means Geraldine to marry Florian-Longueville orders Bertrand to assist in killing Florian-he demurs --but he is so completely in the power of Longueville, that he dares not refuse-Florian escapes the ambush which was laid for him in a wood, and gets safe to Monica's cottage--Bertrand and the Bravoes follow him-just as they are on the point of stabbing him, Eugenia enters -Bertrand believes her to be Eugenia's Ghost-he is so affected at the sight of her that he commands the Bravoes to desist-Florian relates to Valmont the particulars of his escape-Bertrand concludes from what he hears that Eugenia is alive he had repented of his villany-he now offers Eugenia to protect her from Longueville-Longueville and the Bravoes enter Monica's cottage-while they are seizing on Bertrand, Eugenia makes her escape -she comes to the castle, and implores Geraldine's protection-Longueville pretends that she is the wife of a friend, and that she is mad-in the last act, he makes another attempt on Eugenia's life-she is saved by Bertrand-Longueville's villany is discovered -the Count and Eugenia are restored to happiness -Florian proves to be their son-this is an interesting play, in 3 acts, by Dimond-it would have been a very good piece, if it had not been degraded from a place in the legitimate drama by the introduction of 6 or 7 songs, without any good reasonOulton insists that Longueville is a villain without any motive for being so-this objection is without foundation-Longueville's first attempt on Eugenia was made at a time when Valmont was falsely reported to have been killed--and when Longueville

would have been heir to Valmont's estates, if he and his child had been dead -his hatred to Florian has been accounted for-his second attempt on Eugenia's life is made to skreen himself from detection.

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29. Jones acted Sylvester Daggerwood, 1st time. Aug. 1. Soldier's Daughter, with, never acted, Vintagers. Duval (a foolish suitor to Nannette) = Liston: Henry (in love with Nannette) = Jones: Acorn (an old English sailor) = Farley : Don Sebastian (in love with Adelaide) = Holland: Duke of Guienne (in love with Adelaide) = Eyre: Baptiste (father to Nannette) Grove: Jaques Taylor: Nannette (in love with Henry) Mrs. Liston: Julia (daughter to Acorn) Mrs. St. Leger: Adelaide (in love with Count Montvalle) = Mrs. Eyre: Madalaine (her woman) Mrs. Gibbs :-acted about 6 times20 years before this piece begins, Julia had been privately married to the Count de Roan, at that time a prisoner of war in England-Henry is their sonthe Count had returned to France-and Julia had never seen, nor heard from him afterwards-Julia and her father had settled at Bourdeaux, where the scene lies-Don Sebastian takes shelter from a storm in the cottage of Acorn-he gives Henry a ring and a purse of gold-Jaques on seeing the ring, knows it to have belonged to Count Montvalle, who is sup. posed to have been murdered-not only Henry is condemned for the murder, but Acorn also-against whom there is not even the shadow of a proof-as they are going to execution, Julia sees the Dukeshe knows him to be her husband-Don Sebastian proves to be Count Montvalle-he had been stabbed by the Duke, but had recovered from his wound

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the Duke determines to spend the remainder of his days in penitence and solitude-he resigns his domains to Henry and Julia-this is an indifferent musical Romance it was written by Eyre the

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9. Is he a Prince ? Mathews.

10. Hunter of the Alps. Felix =Jones, 1st time : -with Tekeli, in 2 acts. Tekeli Holland, 1st time: Wolf Farley, 1st time: Isidore Liston: Christine Miss Kelly.

12. Not acted 10 years, High Life below Stairs. Lovel Farley: Duke's Servant Liston: Sir Harry's Servant Jones: Kitty Mrs. Gibbs :with a Mock Minuet, by Liston and Mrs. Gibbs.

16. Farley's bt. Merchant of Venice. Shylock = Young, 1st time : Launcelot = Liston, 1st time: Portia Mrs. Glover.

17. Taylor's bt. Mountaineers, with Waterman, and Imitations.

19. Cure for the Heart-Ache. Old Rapid Mathews Young Rapid=Jones, 1st time: Frank Oatland Liston.

21. For bt. of Mathews. Rivals. Sir Anthony Absolute Mathews: Capt. Absolute Jones : Faulkland Young: Acres Liston: Lydia Languish Mrs. Gibbs : Lucy Miss Kelly: Julia = Mrs. Glover: Mrs. Malaprop= Mrs. Davenport: with Dr. Last's Examination, by Liston-and Killing no Murder.

23. For bt. of Mr. and Mrs. Quaker. Young Sadboy Jones

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witzer (for that night only, by permission of the Proprietor of the English Opera) Clod = Liston, 1st time Pink Mrs. Liston, 1st time.

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25. Mrs. Glover's bt. Pizarro. Elvira = Mrs. Glover, 1st time.

28. Young's bt. Point of Honour. Durimel = Young St. Franc Eyre: Valcour Farley : Steinfort Mathews: Mrs. Malfort Mrs. St. Leger: Bertha Mrs. Gibbs.

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30. For bt. of Jones. Not acted 9 years, School for Scandal. Sir Peter Teazle Mathews: Charles Jones: Lady Teazle Mrs. Glover.

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Sep. 1. Not acted 7 years, Midnight Hour. General = Mathews: Marquis Jones: Sebastian = Farley Nicholas Liston: Flora Mrs. Gibbs. 4. George Barnwell Young, 1st time: Millwood Mrs. St. Leger: Lucy Mrs. Gibbs.

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6. Hamlet Young: Ghost = Eyre: Polonius= Mathews.

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7. Never acted there, Day after the Wedding. Col. Freelove Jones: Lady Elizabeth Freelove = Mrs.

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8. For bt. of Mrs. Gibbs. Not acted 6 years, Voice of Nature. Rinaldo Young: Lilla Mrs. = Gibbs.

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