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This ebook is the results of virtually day-by-day dialogue for a few years with sessions of the information contained in it, yet in that dialogue there has been an opportunity to regard with every one person the numerous exceptions, obvious or genuine, which he may well increase to any precept enunciated. Such complete dialogue is most unlikely in a publication the scale of this one. for this reason i need to appear to want an guide way more dogmatic than my scholars be aware of from me. No textbook can eliminate the worth of right lecture room paintings. The perform of the prior presents passable rules for college students of normal endowment. someone of lengthy adventure or surprisingly endowed, besides the fact that, after greedy those ideas, needs to now and then holiday from them if he's to do his top paintings. the study room allows a instructor such diversifications of current utilization. Such targeted wishes no textbook can avert. This ebook, then, is intended, to not substitute clever lecture room guide, yet to complement it or to provide what it may possibly while such guideline is very unlikely.

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From Ibsen's Workshop. Works, vol. x, pp. 91-92. Chas. Scribner’s Sons, New York. time, or adapted to the stage what today we should call novelettes which came to him in the original or translation from Italy, Spain, or France. 1 The tales may be verbose and redundant; they may be mere bare outlines of the action, little if at all characterized, with un­ real dialogue; or they may provide Shakespeare with only a part of the story he uses, the rest coming from other tales or from his own imagination.

Dora. ) Yes. Col. ) As if it could be anything else. How stupid of me. ) New music? Dora. Yes. Col. New laid — I mean, fresh from the country — fresh from London, or — yes — I — (Dora sits on music stool at piano. This scene is played with great constraint on both sides. ) Going to play any of it now? Dora. No. I m ust practise it first. I can’t play at sight. CoL Can’t you really? Don’t you believe in — music — a t first sight? (Dora drops a music book. Colonel picks it up, Dora tries to pick it up.

Whittier’s poem, Barbara Frietchie, provided the picture or incident which started Clyde Fitch on his play of the same name. In Cyrano de Bergerac ; in the numerous adaptations of Vanity Fair usually known as Becky Sharp ; in Peg 0 ’ M y Heart, Rip Van Winkle, and Louis X I, it is characterization of a central figure which was probably the 1 Auteurs Dramatiques, Dumas fils, p. 77. 2 Five Plays , p. 86. Lord Dunsany. Mitcbell Kennerley, New York. point of departure for the play. Whether the source was an observed or an imagined figure, a character from history or fiction, the problem of the dramatist was like that of Sardou in Rabagas, — to find the story which will best illustrate the facets of character of the leading figure.

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