" In this country singing has been introduced with great success in infant-schools. It has been shown to be a means of varying, in the most pleasing manner, the usual lessons, and calculated, therefore, not only to relieve the attention when too much [...]"
"At two o'clock went with some pleasurable anticipation to my new pupil on Fratsuzskaya Quay*. She was looking less attractive today. I was greeted by the Prince, a most courteous gentleman, who conducted us to the piano and then left us. My new pupil was evidently very [...]"