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Edinburgh, 11th April 1829. or the mode of telling it, the Author has taken this opportunity to correct errors of the press and slips of the pen. That such
CONCERT. should exist cannot be wonderedeat, when it is considered that MR MURRAY respectfully
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his CONCERT will take place in the Assembly Rooms, the Author had not the usual opportunity of revision. It is George Street, on the evening of Tuesday, April 14, 1829. hoped that the present edi will be found free from errors of
VOCALISTS. that accidental kind.
Miss E. Paton.
Mr Thorne. The duthor has also ventured to make some emendations or
Miss I. Paton.
Mr Gleadhill. a different character, which, without being such apparent devia
Mr Ebsworth. tions from the original stories as to disturb the reader's old asso- (Pupil of Mr Murray, her Mr Wilson. ciations, will, he thinks, add something to the spirit of the dia.
first appearance.) logue, narrative, or description. These consist in occasional
Solo PERFORMERS. pruning where the language is redundant, compression where the
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