How often have women, needing the recipe for some new and delicious sweet, turned to Mrs. Beeton in print and blessed her ! The extent of their grntitudo must be the measure of their curiosity to meet her. And tonight Mr. L. du Garde Peach is to oblige. If they have pictured her plump and comfortable and rosy-faced like the conventional portrait of Cook, they will be disillusioned. But why should one give the secret away ? Mrs. Beeton is to be shown to them in the last aspect in which they can have imagined her, and therein the author, in this new and whimsical departure from the type of play with which his name is associated, is fulfilling one of tho rules of the succossful playwright-to provide surprise. Just this hint, that Mrs. Beeton of the play is young and beautiful, and the surmise that Mr. Beeton himself is the most envied and happy of mortals. If he isn't, he ought to be.
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