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" Boys and the Frogs, which entirely turned the tide of popular opinion in her favour. What must the feelings of the same mother have been, when this child, afterwards Mrs. "
Memoirs of the Late Thomas Holcroft - Page 220
by Thomas Holcroft - 1816 - 320 pages
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 36

England - 1834
...harn-audience offended at her infantile appearance — when her mother led her to the front of the stage, and made her repeat the fable of the " Boys and the Frogs," which not only appeased the pit, but produced thunders of applause, so that she was a successful debutante....
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Oxberry's dramatic biography and histrionic anecdotes [ed. by C.E. Oxberry].

1825
...the success of her little actress, came forward, and lead«"g the child to the front of the stage, made her repeat the fable of the Boys and the Frogs,...favour. 'What must the feelings of the same mother have teen, when this child, afterwards Mrs. SIDDONS, became the admiration of the whole kingdom, the first...
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England & Wales delineated, by T. Dugdale, assisted by W. Burnett ...

Thomas Dugdale - 1830
...for the success of her little actress, came forward, and leading the child to the front of the stage, made her repeat the fable of the Boys and the Frogs,...event in every person's life, never to be forgotten ?" After the period alluded to by Holcroft, Mrs. Siddons performed with her father's company regularly,...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 24

1834
...about to retire, when her mother, with characteristic decision, led her to the front of the stage, and made her repeat the fable of the " Boys and the Frogs," which not only appeased the audience, but produced thunders of applause. At thirteen, she was the heroine...
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Life of Mrs. Siddons, Volumes 1-2

Thomas Campbell - Actresses - 1834 - 260 pages
...about to retire, when her mother, with characteristic decision, led her to the front of the stage, and made her repeat the fable of the " Boys and the Frogs," which not only appeased the audience, but produced thunders of applause. At thirteen, she was the heroine...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 36

Scotland - 1834
...barn-audience offended at her infantile appearance — when her mother led her to the front of the stage, and made her repeat the fable of the " Boys and the . Frogs," which not only appeased the pit, but produced thunders of applause, so that she was a successful debutante....
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Titan: A Monthly Magazine..., Volume 2

1846
...about to retire, when her mother, with characteristic decision, led her to the front of the stage and made her repeat the fable of the ' Boys and the Frogs,' which not only appeased the audience, but produced thunders of applause.' At the early age of thirteen, she...
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The English Nation; Or, A History of England in the Lives of ..., Volume 5

George Godfrey Cunningham - Great Britain - 1863
...appearance, began to hoot and hiss her off, when her mother led her to the front of the stage, and made her repeat the fable of the Boys and the Frogs, which she did in such a manner as appeased the critics, and insured a favourable reception for her ever after....
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Bromsgrove Church: Its History & Antiquities ; with an Account of the Sunday ...

William Alfred Cotton - Church buildings - 1881 - 158 pages
...about to retire, when her mother, with characteristic decision, led her to the front of the stage, and made her repeat the fable of the ' Boys and the Frogs,' which not only appeased the a'udience, but produced thunders of applause. At thirteen, she was the heroine...
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The Kembles and their contemporaries

Brander Matthews, Laurence Hutton - Actors - 1885
...about to retire, when her mother with characteristic decision led her to the front of the stage, and made her repeat the fable of the 'Boys and the Frogs,' which not only appeased the audience, but produced thunders of applause. THOMAS CAMPBELL : ' Life of Mrs....
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