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The Idler Volume 2 (Paperback) Loot Price: R574
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The Idler Volume 2 (Paperback): Jerome Klapka Jerome
The Idler Volume 2 (Paperback): Jerome Klapka Jerome

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Jerome Klapka Jerome

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 Excerpt: ...unless you happen to have a part on which the success or failure of a piece depends. Such parts are happily rare. My own feeling about myself is that I am intensely nervous. Before going on for the first time, either on a first night or any night, I cannot keep quiet. I am trembling in every limb; my heart beats in double quick time; but, strange to say, the moment I am on these feelings depart, and I am, very luckily for me, as cool as a cucumber, unless the exigencies of the piece require me to be otherwise. Of course, I am intensely excited about to-night's production, and am longing for the time to hurry up and get it over. I don't fear for the success of 'Haddon Hall' so far as the educated and artistic classes are concerned, but there is always a doubt as to how that peculiar and immensely powerful body whom we designate the 'general public' are going to take it. Anyway, if the piece has its due, it will go." MR. RUTLAND BARRINGTON IN HIS DRESSING-ROOM. Miss Nita Cole, as she flies by, declares that "the whole nervous system is at its highest tension. Hysteria seems imminent in the most stolid, and you possess a great desire to assist everyone in their parts, although, perhaps, incompetent to play your own. You feel on good terms with mankind in general, and the greater the success the greater the inclination to break down." Mr. Green's sensations, however, are more serious than any of the others: "For the week previous to the production I have not had a Miss Brandram. good night's rest, waking at all hours, my first thoughts being of the opera. Now, to-night I was so bad with nervousness that I had the greatest difficulty in eating my dinner. However, about six o'clock, I got over that feeling a great deal, and when I had dressed ...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Jerome Klapka Jerome
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 11mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 202
ISBN-13: 978-1-231-12730-8
Barcode: 9781231127308
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-231-12730-9

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