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Annals of a Musical Neighbourhood: the Eldest Miss Gushington Gave Us "the Fountains Mingle with the River"; Her Rendering of the Last Two Lines: "but What Are All These Kisses Worth, if Thou Kiss Not Me?" Was Thrilling In It's Pathos and Passion; and There Was Great Applause. After Which Our Young Tenor Sat Down to the Piano and Unconsciously Fixing His Gaze On the Elder Miss Gushington, Whose Gaze Was Rivetted On Him, He Sang a Lovely Setting of Shelley (by L.benson), Beginning: 'I Fear Thy Kisses, Gentle Maiden, Thou Needst Not Fear Mine........."

George Du Maurier (1834-1896)


Inscribed with title below mount

Pen and ink

5 x 7 ½ inches

Punch, 22 June 1878, Page 162

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