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Cast includes WC, CAC, EMW and JEM (CL, I, 32). WC writes a “Prologue” in rhymed couplets on the occasion of the performance. Begins “As coward schoolboys, longing for a slide, Stand doubtful by the frozen water’s side” (Printed broadside, Pierpont Morgan Library). July WC enlists “the aid of John Ruskin (1819–1890), by no means an intimate acquaintance, who carried [Antonina] to the ﬁrm of Smith and Elder. ” (Davis, 63–64: source Leonard Huxley, The House of Smith, Elder, 1923: 152). ’” WC writes HC, 8 September 1849: “but was speedily restored by the air of London from the effects of the noxious sea-breezes of the Sussex coast” (CL, I, 33).
The performance followed by a Ball and supper for both the performers and the audience. June 1 (Sat) WC’s review “The Exhibition of the Royal Academy,” published in Bentley’s Miscellany: 617. 18 (Wed) Third performance of Not So Bad As We Seem and second performance of Mr. Nightingale’s Diary. 500 were in the audience at the Hanover Square Rooms. WC wrote that “the Play is still too long, although we have cut it down three quarters of an hour since we ﬁrst had it … Dickens played superbly last night – the applause was tremendous” (CL, I, 48–49).
Towle, “Wilkie Collins,” Appleton’s Journal, 3 September 1870: 279). In Memoirs WC writes “As the autumn advanced, the symptoms of Mr. Collins’ disease became worse. ” His “Art [however] was a solace that could not desert him” (II, 263–264). November 13 (Wed) WC writing descriptions of WMC’s pictures, also checking on whereabouts of proofs of WMC’s drawings for ﬁve line engravings of Orkney and Shetland for the illustrated Abbotsford edition of The Pirate (advertised as published in Times, 28 October 1844, see CL, I, 15–16 and n4).