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The Story of My Life by Ellen Terry

Book Name:
The Story of My Life
Book info:
The Story of My Life The Story of My Life Recollections and Reflections Ellen Terry by Ellen Terry
Book Size:
120 / 346 pg
Mnybks.net:
11790
Publisher:
gutenberg.org
Date of Addition:
1908
Copyright Date:
1908
Copyrighted By:
Ellen Terry from gutenberg.org
Adult content:
No
Language:
English
Categories:
Biography, Women's Studies
Grade Levels:
CT
Submitted By:
Admin
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The Story of My Life by Ellen Terry description:

The life of an English stage acress. Terry played her first roles at London's Princess' Theatre at the age of eight, and entered the company at the Theatre Royal in 1861.

the theater, and went on with the next act as if nothing had happened. Such fortitude is commoner in our profession, I think, than in any other. We "go on with the next act" whatever happens, and if we know our business, no one in the audience will ever guess that anything is wrong–that since the curtain last went down some dear friend has died, or our children in the theatrical lodgings up the street have run the risk of being burnt to death.

My mother had eleven children altogether, but only nine survived their infancy, and of these nine, my eldest brother, Ben, and my sister Florence have since died. My sister Kate, who left the stage at an age when most of the young women of the present day take to it for the first time, and made an enduring reputation in a few brilliant years, was the eldest of the family. Then came a sister, who died, and I was the third. After us came Ben, George, Marion, Flossie, Charles, Tom, and Fred. Six out of the nine have been on the stage, but only Marion, Fred, and I



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