The Bystander: An Illustrated Weekly, Devoted to Travel, Literature, Art, the Drama, Progress, Locomotion, Volume 14

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Page 21 - ... a siege laid to the theatre of the XlXth Century by an author who had to cut his own way into it at the point of the pen, and throw some of its defenders into the moat.
Page 252 - Green, holed out. 33. When the ball is on the Putting Green, no mark shall be placed, nor line drawn as a guide. The line to the hole may be pointed out, but the person doing so may not touch the ground with the hand or club. The player may have his own or his partner's caddie to stand at the hole, but none of the players or their caddies may move so as to shield the ball from, or expose it to, the wind.
Page 22 - On the reply to that fatuous but not unnatural speech, depended the whole question of Mr. Pinero's rank as a dramatist. One can imagine how, in a play by a master-hand, Paula's reply would have opened Tanqueray's foolish eyes to the fact that a woman of that sort is already the same at three as she is at...
Page 22 - ... as easily a few years ago. Paula [after a short pause]: Well! Have you finished your sermon? Aubrey [with a gesture of despair] : Oh, Paula! [Going up to the window, and standing with his back to the room] Paula [to herself] : A few years ago! [She walks slowly towards the door, then suddenly drops upon the ottoman in a paroxysm, of weeping.] O God! A few years ago!
Page 486 - A day, an hour, of virtuous liberty, Is worth a whole eternity in bondage.
Page 22 - You hadn'ta thought that wasn'ta wholesome one, you hadn't an impulse that didn't tend towards good, you never harboured a notion you couldn't have gossiped about to a parcel of children.
Page 486 - With shining ringlets the smooth ivory neck. Love in these labyrinths his slaves detains, And mighty hearts are held in slender chains. With hairy springes we the birds betray, Slight lines of hair surprise the finny prey, Fair tresses man's imperial race ensnare, And beauty draws us with a single hair.
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Page 256 - Chancellor shall be one ; namely, the Lord Chancellor, the Lord Chief Justice of England, the Master of the Rolls, the President of the Probate, Divorce and Admiralty Division...

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