Magdalen had made the most of her opportunities; she had learned all that the manager could teach her in the time.
Fag" and "the Coachman," who opened the scene, took leave of their memories as soon as they stepped on the stage; left half their dialogue unspoken; came to a dead pause; were audibly entreated by the invisible manager to "come off"; and went off accordingly, in every respect sadder and wiser men than when they went on.
Henry mentioned it to his friends in the public room, in the hearing of the manager.
To ask for another room would be, as he could plainly see, an offence in the eyes of the manager.
Excuse my saying so,' said the manager, leaning over to Nicholas, and sinking his voice, 'but what a capital countenance your friend has got
exclaimed the manager, quite horrified, 'you'd spoil it for ever.
The Manager, when introducing him to the public, added these words:
The Manager bowed and then turned to Pinocchio and said: "Ready, Pinocchio
And with this, and a profound bow to his patrons, the Manager
retires, and the curtain rises.
It must be a strangely managed business," said the manager, "which allows men to leave it who have served for fifty years, and who are still as good as ever.
The manager started, and sprang down from his high stool.
The arrival of the manager
of the paper was the signal for a great demonstration.