Frank's faint remonstrances were rejected without a hearing; the days and hours of rehearsal
were carefully noted down on the covers of the parts; and the Marrables took their leave, with a perfect explosion of thanks -- father, mother, and daughter sowing their expressions of gratitude broadcast, from the drawing-room door to the garden-gates.
I've just come back from a rehearsal
,' he said, seating himself beside her.
I was allowed to see the first trial, or preliminary rehearsal
, of this work of art.
It IS the gentleman,' observed the stranger, stopping the schoolmaster in the rehearsal
of his advertisement.
He was not much disturbed by 'The Rehearsal
,' a burlesque play brought out by the Duke of Buckingham and other wits to ridicule current dramas and dramatists, in which he figured as chief butt under the name 'Bayes' (poet laureate); and he took more than full revenge ten years later when in
Monsieur Marquet had spent the night in Paris, attending the final rehearsal
, at the Scala, of a little play of which he was the unknown author, signing himself simply "Castigat Ridendo.
It languished a little when the present Duke in his youth insisted upon having his own operas played there, and it is said one day, in a fury, from his place in the orchestra, when he attended a rehearsal
, broke a bassoon on the head of the Chapel Master, who was conducting, and led too slow; and during which time the Duchess Sophia wrote domestic comedies, which must have been very dreary to witness.
I'm coming, too, but I have to go to the Countess Bonina's rehearsal
On one occasion, Miss Ophelia found Topsy with her very best scarlet India Canton crape shawl wound round her head for a turban, going on with her rehearsals
before the glass in great style,--Miss Ophelia having, with carelessness most unheard-of in her, left the key for once in her drawer.
These meeting-places furnished ample ground for the discussion of current events as viewed by the mas- culine eye, while choir rehearsals
, sewing societies, reading circles, church picnics, and the like, gave opportunity for the expression of feminine opinion.
Ecclesford and its theatre, with its arrangements and dresses, rehearsals
and jokes, was his never-failing subject, and to boast of the past his only consolation.
You could do it with two rehearsals
, and you can do them right here, free of charge, part of the purchase.