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Jests Home




DURING a recent representation of King Lear at one of our metropolitan
theatres, an old gentleman from the country, who was visibly affected by
the pathos of some of the scenes, electrified the house by roaring out,
Mr. Manager! Sir! Alter the play! I didn't pay my money to be made
wretched in this way. Give us something funny, or I'll summons you,
sir!





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