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A SPORTING TRIP TO INDIA

... . BY OUR SPECIAL COMMISSIONER. PART n. THE first difficulty that has to be vanquished is the outfit. Immemorial tradition assures us, and immemorial custom demands, that eve ...

Our Captious Critic

... How weary state, flat, and unprofitable seem to me all the uses of dramatic criticism! That I should labour on week after week with unflagging energy and unexampled intel- ligence to correct the fault ...

OUR CAPTIOUS CRITIC

... . WHEN a worthy Bishop down in Manchester did what the Apostle Paul was urgently persuaded not to do in Ephesus, namely, adventure himself into the theatre, his dauntless courage ...

OUR CAPTIOUS CRITIC

... . IT makes one reflect upon the shortcomings of burlesque writers to witness how certain works of this class which, as they left the authors' hands and appeared upon the first night ...

OUR CAPTIOUS CRITIC

... . IT is only once in a blue moon that I think of devoting an article to the Prince of Wales's Theatre. The reason is, I suppose, that in the pretty well-conducted theatre in Tottenh ...

OUR CAPTIOUS CRITIC

... . BEFORE proceeding with my regular business (which upon this occasion is little more than to criticise the greatly improved pro-, gramme of the Strand Theatre), I am constrained to ...

OUR CAPTIOUS CRITIC

... . IT is very difficult to account satisfactorily for some of the more glaring anomalies of current dramatic criticism. That in general the critics deliver themselves of their honest ...

OUR CAPTIOUS CRITIC

... . HAVING to do the Derby is not to me the congenial task it is to more sportive and speculative individuals. I am lamentably backward in matters relating to the Turf. This is doub ...

OUR CAPTIOUS CRITIC

... . THAT unctuous droll, Mr. E. J. Odell, gave his admirers, on Saturday last, another opportunity of enjoying at the Globe Theatre his admirably grotesque performance of Hamlet, in P ...