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Full text of "Memoirs Of Joseph Grimaldi"

CONTENTS.                                               X131

CHAPTER  IX.
1803.

Containing a very extraordinary incident well worthy of the
reader's attention ..............136

CHAPTER   X.

1803 to 1805.

Bologna and his Family—An Excursion into Kent with that per-
sonage—Mr. Mackintosh, the gentleman of landed property, and his
preserves—A great day's sporting; and a scene at the Garrick's
Head in Bow Street, between a Landlord, a Gamekeeper, Bologna
and Grimaldi................148

CHAPTER   XI.

1805 to 1806.

Stage Affairs and Stage Quarrels—Mr. Graham, the Bow Street
Magistrate and Drury Lane Manager—Mr. Peake—Grimaldi is
introduced to Mr. Harris by John Kemble—Leaves Drury Lane
Theatre and engages at Covent Garden—Mortification of the autho-
rities at "the other house"—He joins Charles Dibdin's Company
and visits Dublin—The wet Theatre—III success of the speculation,
and great success of his own Benefit—Observations on the com-
parative strength of Whisky Punch and Bum Punch, with interest-
ing experiment................161

CHAPTER  XIL

1806 to 1807.

He returns to town, gets frozen to the roof of a coach on the road,
and pays his rent twice over when he arrives at home—Mr. Charles
Farley—His first appearance at Covent Garden—Valentine and
Orson—Production of "Mother Goose," and its immense success—
The mysterious adventure of the Six Ladies and the Six Gentle-
men ...................173

CHAPTER  XIII.

1807.

The mystery cleared up chiefly through the instrumentality of Mr.
Alderman Harmer j and the characters of the Six Ladies and the
Six Gentlemen are satisfactorily explained—- The Trial of Mackin-
tosh for Burglary—Its, result ................ 186................ J2imoirs has felt it necessary to