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MR. EBERS'S SEVEN YEARS OF THE KING'S THEATRE. With Portraits of eminent Female Performers. 8vo. Price 18s.

“ With the information and experience derived from his management during the seven years, 1821-1827, Mr. Ebers has come to the task of authorship as the chronicler of his own times in the King's Theatre, and this task he has executed, not merely with ability, but with so much spirit, so much liveliness, and so much judgment, as to produce a Work which must rank among the most entertaining and interesting of the day—a Work, not merely valuable for the curious information with which its pages are pregnant, but highly amusing, from the anecdotes and morceaux piquants of personal history with which it is embellished.”-Literary Gazette.

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Now in these piping times of peace.

SHAKSPEARE.

IN THREE VOLUMES.

VOL. III.

LONDON:

JOHN EBERS AND CO., OLD BOND STREET.

MDCCCXXIX.

LONDON: SHACKELL AND BAYLIS, JOHNSON'S COURT, FLEET-STREET.

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CHAPTER I.

THE BANQUET.

Now the dinner's widely spread
Mark the tail and mark the head ;
Mark the turbot, smoaking hot,
Turbot in our harbour caught :
Fish, and flesh, and fowl in plenty--
Eat the victuals Nature sent ye!

MILLIKIN's Anniversary Ode.

WE shall not pause to describe the various courses of an excellent dinner, of which the most ancient of corporations partook. Suffice it to say, that if the corporation was mock, the

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