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Identifier: autobiographical00over (find matches)
Title: Autobiographical notes
Year: 1832 (1830s)
Authors: Overton, William, 1812-1898
Subjects: Overton, William, 1812-1898 Roach, Ronald Joseph Newham, C Industrial Acceptance Corporation British Gas-lighting South African War, 1899-1902
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/ / the three little pigs/* 97 deal of whispering, the actors trooped on to thestage. Betty, who was not in the first act,helped Gwendoline to manage the curtain,which went up by a series of convulsive jerks,only to come running down again with re-doubled speed. Mr. Overton rose to help them, but Gwencalled out,— ^ Never mind, father ; we can manage.And, with a good deal of fumbling, Gwen-doline and Betty got the curtain fixed, and itw^ent up successfully this time, disclosing thescene where the three little pigs(failing a mother) were sitting to-gether planning how they wouldgo out into the world to seektheir fortunes. This calledforth great applause ; butstill more clapping andlaug^hter arose w^ith thesecond scene, where thelittle white rabbit, hitherto believed by the (1,063) 7
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98 the three little pigs/^ audience to be an inanimate object, began tohop slowly across the stage. - Much to the delight and pride of the stagemanager, the play went smoothly, and eachlittle pig successfully carried through the dia-logue with the w^olf,— Tiny pig, tiny pig, may I come in 1 Oh no, by the hairs on my chinny-chin-chin. Then Ill huff, and Ill puff, and Ill blow your housein! until it came to the scene where the tiniestof all the tiny pigs sits alone in his little stickhut. Now, the stick house had been erected toohastily to be very secure, and as Kitty satcurled up inside it, down came the sticks ontop of her, and Miss Tiny Pig burst into tears,wailing dismally,— IVe forgotten what Im to say ! In an instant all was confusion, and Kittywas carried off the stage by Mr. Overton. Oh, father, said the wolf, coming forward. u THE THREE LITTLE PIGS. >y 99 we cant do without Kitty; shell spoil theplay if she doesnt come back. Yes, Ill go, Ill act, said Kitty, strugglingof

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  • bookcentury:1800
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  • booksubject:Roach__Ronald_Joseph
  • booksubject:Newham__C
  • booksubject:Industrial_Acceptance_Corporation
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  • booksubject:Gas_lighting
  • booksubject:South_African_War__1899_1902
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