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The Gondoliers; Or, The King Of Barataria - Dramatis Personae The Gondoliers; Or, The King Of Barataria - Dramatis Personae

The Gondoliers; Or, The King Of Barataria - Dramatis Personae
THE DUKE OF PLAZA-TORO (a Grandee of Spain)LUIZ (his attendant)DON ALHAMBRA DEL BOLERO (the Grand Inquisitioner)Venetian GondoliersMARCO PALMIERIGIUSEPPE PALMIERIANTONIOFRANCESCOGIORGIOANNIBALETHE DUCHESS OF PLAZA-TOROCASILDA (her Daughter)ContadineGIANETTATESSAFIAMETTAVITTORIAGIULIAINEZ (the King's Foster-mother)Chorus of Gondoliers and Contadine, Men-at-Arms, Heralds and PagesACT IThe Piazzetta, VeniceACT IIPavilion in the Palace of Barataria(An interval of three months is supposed to elapse between Acts Iand II)DATE175... Plays - Post by : wiggles - Date : May 2011 - Author : W. S. Gilbert - Read : 1274

The Rival Curates The Rival Curates

The Rival Curates
List while the poet trollsOf MR. CLAYTON HOOPER,Who had a cure of soulsAt Spiffton-extra-Sooper.He lived on curds and whey,And daily sang their praises,And then he'd go and playWith buttercups and daisies.Wild croquet HOOPER banned,And all the sports of Mammon,He warred with cribbage, andHe exorcised backgammon.His helmet was a glanceThat spoke of holy gladness;A saintly smile his lance;His shield a tear of sadness.His Vicar smiled to seeThis armour on him buckled:With pardonable gleeHe blessed himself and chuckled."In mildness to aboundMy curate's sole design is;In all the country roundThere's none so mild as mine is!"And HOOPER, disinclinedHis trumpet to be blowing,Yet didn't think... Poems - Post by : ianhollander - Date : October 2010 - Author : W. S. Gilbert - Read : 875