Proceedings at the ... Anniversary Festival of the General Theatrical Fund

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Vols. include speeches by Dion Boucicault, John B. Buckstone, Wilkie Collins, Charles Dickens, Charles Kean, Edward Bulwer Lytton, Charles J. Mathews, R. Monckton Milnes, Tom Taylor, W.M. Thackeray, and others.

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Strana 23 - If to do were as easy as to know what were^ good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces. It is a good divine that follows his own instructions: I can easier teach twenty what were good to be done, than be one of the twenty to follow mine own teaching.
Strana 25 - to encourage life assurance and other provident habits among authors and artists; to render such assistance to both as shall never compromise their independence ; and to found a new institution where honourable rest from arduous labour shall still be associated with the discharge of congenial duties.
Strana 12 - PRINCE ALBERT, ALBERT PRINCE of WALES, and the rest of the ROYAL FAMILY.
Strana 1 - HIS GRACE THE DUKE OF DEVONSHIRE, KG THE RIGHT HON. THE EARL OF DERBY, KG THE RIGHT HON.
Strana 25 - To encourage Life Assurance and other Provident Habits among Authors and Artists ; to render such assistance to both as shall never compromise their independence : and to found a new Institution where honorable rest from arduous labors shall be associated with the discharge of congenial duties : Will have the honor of presenting the petite Comedy in two acts of "USED UP.
Strana 33 - ... posts of honour, and wished he were situated among some of his friends in a more private station at the side of the room) (laughter), he met with nothing but beaming faces, encouraging and gentle looks. — (Cheers.) On the part of his brother Trustees, and on his own behalf, he begged to acknowledge the toast with many thanks; and he begged to assure those present that they need not be in the least afraid, that evening, of troubling either the Treasurer or the Trustees by swelling their contributions...
Strana 32 - ... subscribers consisted of the gentler sex. — (Cheers.) Nor were they wanting there, to shed on the assembly a grace which nothing else could give to it; for whether he looked before or behind him (and here he might be allowed to say that he almost regretted to occupy one of the posts of honour, and wished he were situated among some of his friends in a more private station at the side of the room) (laughter), he met with nothing but beaming faces, encouraging and gentle looks. — (Cheers.)...
Strana 32 - Buckstone, however, he did not wish to indulge in any unkind expressions towards the other theatrical funds, as some old and esteemed friends of his were connected with them, and as he would wish to make them also the friends of this Institution. — (Cheers.) What he would suggest afar off, was, that these funds should make some change in their constitution adapted to...
Strana 30 - Trustees, that he found it very dificult to say anything relative to it which he had not said before, or which they did not all know as well as himself. Independently of the fact that their fund had been established seven years, and that their position was steadily improving every time they met together, the eloquence of their Chairman in proposing the toast of the evening, and their...
Strana 30 - ... condition until next year. If, for instance, he could only have complained that the Institution was expensively managed, that there was nobody connected with the management who had any sympathy with the unfortunate members of the Dramatic profession ; that none of them had had any experience of the habits or struggles of...

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