The New Original Fairy Extravaganza: In Two Acts, Entitled Noureddin, and the Fair Persian, as Performed at the Princess's Theatre, Easter Monday, April 9th, 1849 (Classic Reprint) by Henry Sutherland Edwards (Paperback / softback, 2015)
Excerpt from The New Original Fairy Extravaganza: In Two Acts, Entitled Noureddin, and the Fair Persian, as Performed at the Princess's Theatre, Easter Monday, April 9th, 1849 Scene I. - A Fairy Lake - as usual, by the light of the moon. Nemorella, Abborella, and Attendant Fairies. [Music - from the Night Dancers. Nem. You kw that, at this season of the year, It is our custom to assemble here, To talk of what is passing on the earth: You kw that Persian girl, who, since her birth, Has been my protegee? Arb. Oh - what's her name?D'ye mean the young Nekayah? Nem. Yes; the same.Well, she was urish'd once in Fortune's lap, But w has slipp'd from it, by some mishap.Fortune on earth is so extremely fickle, That w the girl is in a thorough pickle;But, as I've made a vow that I would serve her, I'll get her from the pickle, and preserve her. Arb. If by the slightest evil she's attack'd, I for her benefit will gladly act. Nem. Well, it appears the young Nekayah's blestWith an old guardian, who's a perfect pest;And who desires, to prove his great affection, To take her thoroughly 'neath his protection.He made her presents; but was such a bore, She said at once she liked his absence more.With billets-doux he constantly beset her;So that he kept it up, e'en to the letter.His love was t return'd - his letters were;In fact, the man was driven to despair. 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.