The address I cannot call to mind quite so correctly; but I am almost sure it was at some theatrical place in Bow Street, Covent Garden
. Let me entreat you not to lose a moment in sending to make the necessary inquiries; the first trace of her will, I firmly believe, be found at that address.
Philander and Gustavus, after having raised their reputation by their Performances in the Theatrical Line at Edinburgh, removed to Covent Garden
, where they still exhibit under the assumed names of LUVIS and QUICK.
(for walk she doth in the print) to Covent Garden
church, with a starved foot-boy behind carrying her prayer-book.
The fact is, I have been out on your account - not that that is any excuse - for I thought, coming from the country, you might like a little fruit after dinner, and I went to Covent Garden
Market to get it good."
Repairing to a noted coffee-house in Covent Garden
when he left the locksmith's, Mr Chester sat long over a late dinner, entertaining himself exceedingly with the whimsical recollection of his recent proceedings, and congratulating himself very much on his great cleverness.
It was Covent Garden
Theatre that I chose; and there, from the back of a centre box, I saw Julius Caesar and the new Pantomime.
Stumblingly pursuing these two designs--they both meant rum, the only meaning of which he was capable--the degraded creature staggered into Covent Garden
Market and there bivouacked, to have an attack of the trembles succeeded by an attack of the horrors, in a doorway.
"But surely the atmosphere of Covent Garden
is even more oppressive."
Paul's, Covent Garden
. If not the greatest actor of his day, Kynaston was the greatest of the 'boy-actresses.' So exalted was his reputation 'that,' says Downes, 'it has since been disputable among the judicious, whether any woman that succeeded him so sensibly touched the audience as he.'"
I agreed with him as to the utter impossibility of making it elevenpence ha'penny; but at the same time I resolved to one day decoy him to an eating-house I remembered near Covent Garden
, where the waiter, for the better discharge of his duties, goes about in his shirt-sleeves--and very dirty sleeves they are, too, when it gets near the end of the month.
"That is all very well, " she answered, "but I am not sure that we ought to be in the gallery at Covent Garden
together, with a chaperon who will sleep!"
"Well, I got the two dozen from a salesman in Covent Garden