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MEMOIRS

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BRIEFLY SKETCHED

BY HENRY LEE,

AUTHOR OF
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VOL. II.

TAUNTON:

PRINTED BY W. BRAGG, SOLD BY HIM; BY SIMPKIN
AND MARSHALL LONDON; AND MAY BE OBTAINED
THROUGH ANY BOOKSELLER IN THE KINGDOM.

HARVARD COLLEGE L IBRARY FROM 1HE LI^RAhYOF ERNEST LEWIS GAY JUNE 15, 1927

MEMOIRS

OF

A MANAGER.

CHAPTER VI.

t I

HAVING it is presumed in the preceding volume, removed every shadow of doubt, wherever any doubt existed, respecting the morality of the Drama, as well as enforced its policy and importance in a national view; a few words remain to be added on what seme people may think the first consideration; namely, the expenses attending it.

In the opinion of many, every shilling spent on the Drama is an unnecessary expenditure, and consequently to use their own language, so mueh money thrown away! To those people who are advocates for only what is necessary, it may not be improper to observe, and to ask—Do they never wear useless articles of apparel? or eat and drink what are unnecessary? When they vol. ii. A

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