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THE manager of a Scotch theatre, at which F.G. Cooke was playing
Macbeth, seeing him greatly exhausted towards the close of the
performance, offered him some whiskey in a very small thistle-glass,
saying at the same time, by way of encouragement, Take that, Mr. Cooke;
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