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ONE of the Kembles made his first appearance on the stage as an opera
singer. His voice was, however, so bad, that at a rehearsal the
conductor of the orchestra called out, Mr. Kemble! Mr. Kemble! you are
murdering the music!--My dear sir, was the quiet rejoinder, it is
far better to murder it outright, than to keep on beating it as you
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