excerpt from 'Letter from Horace Walpole to the Hon. Henry Seymour Conway, 3–8 June 1781' pp. 6 (70 words)

excerpt from 'Letter from Horace Walpole to the Hon. Henry Seymour Conway, 3–8 June 1781' pp. 6 (70 words)

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Letter from Horace Walpole to the Hon. Henry Seymour Conway, 3–8 June 1781

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The two Vestris had imagined a fête, and, concluding that whatever they designed would captivate the town and its purses, were at the expense of 1,200l., and, distributing tickets at two guineas apiece, disposed of not two hundred. It ended in a bad Opera, that began three hours later than usual, and at quadruple the price. There were bushels of dead flowers, lamps, country-dances—and a cold supper.

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excerpt from 'Letter from Horace Walpole to the Hon. Henry Seymour Conway, 3–8 June 1781' pp. 6 (70 words)

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