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\\oKhS\YuKTH, COLKKIIKJK, AND  SOUTIIEY       191
wick '* parish church to pay a passing tribute to Snulhey's tomb, arriving at Dcrwcntwatcr wholesomely tired after a long clay's walk. On our first visit to this, the most beautiful of England's lakes, my brother and I found that, in our usual careless way, we had arrived with insufficient means to pay our hotel expenses. The necessary articles for our night's stay we carried on our shoulders, and we had literally nothing else to offer. Our dilemma was serious. The next morning my brother began nervously to explain our difficulty to the landlord, when, to his intense relief, that personage remarked, "Too happy, sir, to have Miss Anderson here; you can pay whenever you like." My profession has helped me out of many emergencies of this kind, for I have never been known to have the necessary penny about me. John T. Raymond used to say that a well-known actor has always a strong hold upon those who have seen him upon the stage, which " gets him
rt Thr ul«l srston there was so pleased with our interest in the poet and tltr t<Ur th;it hr t»«v;xmtr communicative. His father, he said, had lived m SM»ihry\ hou'.r us u domestic, mid iis a lad he himself had seen Words-«..n!lt (\4rrit!:*r, and Southry all sitting together in that same church. <V»nM/.r w.t, tin- i.tir he liked best. " He always had a smile even for tljr J.'.f. *4 »;*\ Wnnl'.woiilj, he was preachy."