Excerpt from An Apology for the Life of George Anne Bellamy, Vol. 3 of 5: Late of Covent-Garden Theatre Having very little profpeet of employ ment at the theatre, I requeiiee. Rick to give me up my articles; in which, befides the fiiptilatioii for my falary, there was an, agreement. That I ihould have my choice of parts in all plays which might be acted at that houfe; But this he would_t confent to do; A gentleman, of the name of Sparks, was engaged by Mr. Ric/r this feafon. He had great merit in his line of acting; but his chief excellence lay in the infinite humont he was mafier ofi when in company; which made [an company greatiyrcourted by all his acquaintance. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.