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19. Rule a Wife. Leon Kemble: Estifania = Miss Jameson-with Guardian. Heartly Sowerby. 22. Henry 8th. Wolsey Kemble: Buckingham = Stanley: Queen Mrs. Weston.

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23. Cato Kemble: Juba Stanley.

26. Coriolanus Kemble: Volumnia Mrs. Weston.

29. George Barnwell Stanley: Millwood Mrs. Weston.

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30. Julius Cæsar. Brutus Kemble: Antony = Stanley Cassius Sowerby: Julius Cæsar = Bengough :-Kemble was very great when he spoke from the Rostrum, and in the scene with Cassius. 31. Kemble acted Coriolanus.

Jan. 2. Kemble's bt. Cato-Kemble was very fine in the 4th act, and when he died.

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7. Knight and Wood-Dæmon, or the Clock strikes One! Hardyknute (Usurper of Holstein) = Stanley: Guelpho (his seneschal) = Chatterley: Willikind (a silly fellow-son to Guelpho) = Woulds: Oswy (in love with Una) = Ley: Rolf (in love with Paulina) = Comer: Leolyn Miss Cunningham: WoodDæmon = Vining: Una (betrothed to Hardyknute) = Mrs. Vining: Clotilda (her sister) = Mrs. Weston: Paulina (in love with Rolf) Mrs. Childe:acted with success- Hardyknute was born a deformed peasant-he had entered into a compact with the Wood-Dæmon-the Wood-Dæmon had made him invulnerable in battle, and so handsome that hardly any woman could resist his allurementsHardyknute on his part was bound to sacrifice a human victim to the Wood-Dæmon annually on the 7th of August 8 children had been already sacri

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ficed by him-Leolyn is a tongue-tied child-the son of the late Count and Countess of Holstein-he had been brought up by Clotilda, but had been stolen from her by some gipsies-in the 1st scene he makes his escape from the gipsies, and by signs, implores the protection of Paulina-Paulina and Rolf hide him in a hollow tree-the gipsies search the cottage of Paulina for him, but cannot find him-Hardyknute returns in triumph with the giant Hacko as a prisoner-Clotilda recovers Leolyn-she endeavours to conceal him from Hardyknute-Hardyknute sees him, and knows him-the Wood-Dæmon makes her appearance on the 6th of August, and tells Hardyknute to remember--a particular chamber is assigned for Leolyn to sleep in Clotilda determines to pass the night with him-they both fall asleepHardyknute enters the chamber by a moving pannel -he jumps upon the bed with the boy in his arms -the bed sinks by a secret spring-Una had been exhorted by a vision to save the rightful heir of Holstein- she cannot find the secret spring-the portraits of the late Count and Countess become animated, and point to a golden tassel-Una pulls the tassel, and the bed sinks with her-the last scene lies in the cavern in which Leolyn is confined, and in which Hardyknute means to sacrifice him to the Wood-Dæmon-on the approach of Hardyknute Leolyn conceals himself- Hardyknute is surprised at finding Una there-he supposes that Leolyn had made his escape, and determines to kill her instead -Leolyn climbs up the statue of a giant which supports a clock-Una obtains a respite for 5 minutes as it wants a quarter to One-Leolyn pushes forward

the hand of the clock, and it strikes One-the WoodDæmon carries off Hardyknute-Una is united to Oswy this piece was written by Lewis-it has considerable merit for the sort of thing-it was brought out at D. L. in 2 acts, on the 1st of April 1807-it was enlarged to 3 acts, and brought out afresh at the Lyceum on the 1st of August 1811the title of it as printed is One o'Clock, or the Knight and Wood-Dæmon.

-. Mrs. Jordan acted 7 nights. 23. Love for Love. Valentine Stanley: Foresight Chatterley: Angelica Miss Jameson: Miss Prue Mrs. Jordan :-Chatterley played very well.

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Feb.. Betty acted 10 nights.

March 2. Adelgitha. Lothaire Betty: Adelgitha Mrs. Weston :-with Weathercock. tram Fickle

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18. Chatterley's bt. Foundling of the Forest. Florian Stanley : L'Eclair Chatterley: Unknown Female Mrs. Weston -with Beehive. Mingle= Chatterley.

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April 6. Stanley's bt. Renegade. Don Sebas tian Stanley: Almeyda = Miss Jameson :-with Hunter of the Alps. Felix Stanley:—and Tailors, in one act-there was a good deal of hissing at first but it afterwards subsided-the Bath Tailors had doubtless heard of the riot at Dowton's bt.-Stanley played Felix very well-this was Miss Jameson's last performance-she left the stage to be married-she was a very pleasing actress-just the actress wanted at Bath-but not good enough to have played principal characters in London.

Mrs. Campbell acted 6 nights.

10. Provoked Husband. Sir Francis Wronghead = Blisset: Lady Townly Mrs. Campbell.

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27. Winter's Tale. Leontes Bengough: Florizel Stanley Autolycus Chatterley: Clown = Woulds Hermione Mrs. Campbell: Paulina = Mrs. Weston: Mrs. Siddons alone could have

played Paulina better than Mrs. Weston.

May Sinclair acted

14. Blisset acted Justice Woodcock.

29. Merry Wives. Falstaff Blisset: Sir Hugh = Chatterley-this was Blisset's last app. on the stage.

June 12. Not acted 30 years, Cornish Shipwreck, or Fatal Curiosity. Wilmot = Bengough: Young Wilmot Stanley: Agnes Mrs. Weston :-Fatal Curiosity was revived with an additional scene, which Lillo is said to have added in some edition of his play-but it is not in the 1st edition-nor in Colman's edition-nor in Lillo's works - Young Wilmot entered in a dying state, after he had been stabbed by his father-this was thought by some persons too shocking-and the play was not suffered to be finished-two ladies in one of the side boxes, who had talked almost incessantly during the former part of the play, now affected to be much distressed, and the gentleman who was of their party, was particularly vociferous in calling for the curtain to drop -the Bath company had acted Fatal Curiosity at Bristol without any disturbance.

19. Love's last Shift. Loveless Stanley.

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July 7. Fawcett acted Kalender, and King Arthur. 8. Education. Templeton Fawcett: Sir Guy Stanch = Chatterley: Vincent Templeton = Stan

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ley-with Agreeable Surprise. Lingo - Fawcett : Mrs. Cheshire Mrs. Egan :-she was a bad actress, but she looked and acted this part particularly well. 9. Fawcett acted Job Thornberry, and Caleb Quotem.

10. Fawcett's bt. Privateer. Capt. Ironsides= Fawcett - the Privateer was only the Brothers turned into an Opera, and brought out at the Lyceum.

17. Deaf and Dumb. Julio

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24. Delusion, Personation, and Blind Boy Mrs. C. Kemble acted Pertilla, Lady Julia, and Edmund.

1813.

CUMBERLAND'S POSTHUMOUS PLAYS,

Cumberland in 1806 published his own Life in one vol. 4to.-as Tacitus says-" suam ipse vitam "narrare, fiduciam potius morum, quam arrogantiam

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