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Nellie Harris wasn't old, she was ancient -- a tiny shriveled woman with a face like a tan prune.
There was worse to follow, with various Essendon players publicly blaming each other for the poor performance against Richmond, and then, with dissension still rife in the ranks, the side plummeted to an embarrassing 28 point loss to VFA premiers Footscray Football Club in a special charity match played a week later in front of 46, 100 people, in aid of Dame Nellie Melba's Disabled Soldiers ' Fund, purportedly ( but not officially ) for the championship of Victoria.
This job was as a part-time assistant in " Booklovers ' Corner ", a second-hand bookshop in Hampstead run by Francis and Myfanwy Westrope, who were friends of Nellie Limouzin in the Esperanto movement.
Orwell needed somewhere he could concentrate on writing his book, and once again help was provided by Aunt Nellie, who was living at Wallington, Hertfordshire in a very small sixteenth-century cottage called the " Stores ".
Secombe was born in rooms in the Danygraig Area of St. Thomas and later the family moved to a council house in the St Thomas district of Swansea, the third of four children of Nellie Jane Gladys ( née Davies ), a shop manageress, and Frederick Ernest Secombe, a grocer .< ref >
* Liberally adapted by playwright Wallace Shawn, the work was brought back to Broadway by the Roundabout Theatre Company in March 2006 with Alan Cumming playing Macheath, Nellie McKay as Polly, Cyndi Lauper as Jenny, Jim Dale as Mr Peachum, Ana Gasteyer as Mrs Peachum, Carlos Leon as Filch, Adam Alexi-Malle as Jacob and Brian Charles Rooney as a male Lucy.
Her performance was called " memorable ... funny and poignant in turns ", and she earned a Tony Award. Richard Watts, Jr. of the New York Post wrote: " nothing I have ever seen her do prepared me for the loveliness, humor, gift for joyous characterization, and sheer lovableness of her portrayal of Nellie Forbush ....
She was named after Soviet gymnast Nellie Kim.
His mother, Manuela " Nellie " Oaxaca, was of Aztec ancestry.
A bronze statue of Stratton by Nellie Walker was placed on the grounds of his estate in 1909.
Determined to get some army experience, Edward attended manoeuvres in Ireland, during which an actress, Nellie Clifden, was hidden in his tent by his fellow officers.
E. V. Rieu could not longer delay his callup and was drafted in 1917, the management then being under his wife Nellie Rieu, a former editor for the Athenaeum ‘ with the assistance of her two British babies .’ It was too late to have important electrotype and stereotype plates shipped to India from Oxford, and the Oxford printing house itself was overburdened with government printing orders as the empire ’ s propaganda machine got to work.
On 24 September 1861, Crown Princess Victoria introduced her brother Albert Edward to Alexandra at Speyer, but it was not until almost a year later on 9 September 1862 ( after his affair with Nellie Clifden and the death of his father ) that Albert Edward proposed to Alexandra at the Royal Castle of Laeken, the home of his great-uncle, King Leopold I of Belgium.
Nellie Tayloe Ross ( November 29, 1876 – December 19, 1977 ) was an American politician, the 14th Governor of Wyoming from 1925 to 1927, and director of the United States Mint from 1933 – 1953.
Nellie Davis Tayloe was born near Amazonia, in Andrew County, Missouri ( now part of the St. Joseph Metropolitan Statistical Area ) to James Wynn Tayloe, a native of Stewart County, Tennessee, and his wife, Elizabeth Blair Green, who owned a plantation on the Missouri River.
In 1884, when Nellie Ross was seven years of age, her family moved to Miltonvale in Cloud County in northern Kansas.
Nellie was sent on a trip to Europe in 1896 by two of her brothers.
She was in Newcastle upon Tyne in the summer of 1949, accompanied by her friend Anne Dooley ( née Kelly ), a local woman, who was the model for Nellie Cotter, the extraordinary heroine of the book.
A newspaper article from January 1927 claims an American ice-cream was named after Pavlova: " Dame Nellie Melba, of course, has found fame apart from her art in the famous sweet composed of peaches and cream, while Mme.
In Canada, Nellie McClung was a longstanding advocate of temperance.

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His wife had said to him: `` Nellie is in love with Clayton Roy.
`` Julia had -- has -- an old Indian woman cooking for her -- Nellie Harris.
Eventually in October, after sending A Clergyman's Daughter to Moore, he left for London to take a job that had been found for him by his Aunt Nellie Limouzin.
Meanwhile, back in England, Eileen had been handling the issues relating to the publication of The Road to Wigan Pier before setting out for Spain herself, leaving Aunt Nellie Limouzin to look after The Stores.
He and Julia had four children: Frederick Dent Grant ; Ulysses S. " Buck " Grant, Jr .; Ellen Wrenshall " Nellie " Grant ; and Jesse Root Grant.
Medill had two daughters: Katherine ( Kate ) and Elinor ( Nellie ).
Monk married Nellie Smith the same year, and in 1949 the couple had a son, T. S. Monk, who is a jazz drummer.
Just before the bulletin cut out, a CBS News staffer was heard saying " Connally too ," apparently having just heard the news that Texas Governor John Connally had also been shot while riding in the Presidential limousine with his wife Nellie and Mr. and Mrs. Kennedy.
As Nellie became ill towards the end of her life she requested that her niece, Beatrice Brown, look after the boy and several other babies in whom she had become interested.
With Nellie Farren, Kate Vaughan and E. W. Royce, he made the fortune of this house, his eccentric acting and singing creating a style which had many imitators.
They had six children: daughters Nellie Frank, Berl, Jennie, and Bessie ; and sons Elliott and Frederick Hugh.
In Australia, its first authorised production opened on 22 May 1886 at the Theatre Royal, Melbourne, produced by J. C. Williamson, starring Frank Thornton, Nellie Stewart and Alice Barnett, conducted by Alfred Cellier, although unauthorised productions had appeared by 1879.
Commager married author Evan Alexa Carroll ( b. Feb 4, 1904, d. Mar 28 1968 ) of Bennettsville, South Carolina on July 3, 1928 ; the couple had three children, Henry Steele Commager Jr., known as Steele Commager, who became an eminent classicist at Columbia University and wrote the leading book on the Roman poet Horace ; Elizabeth Carroll Commager ; and Nellie Thomas McCall Commager ( now Nell Lasch, wife of the historian Christopher Lasch ).
However, the Metropolitan Opera had revived it in 1892, 1894 ( with Nellie Melba ), and 1895, but it took until 1932 when it was again revived ( in a German translation ) in Rostock, and it then reappeared under Tullio Serafin at the 1940 Maggio Musicale Fiorentino.
By 1925, Nagel had become zoo director and the Zoo ’ s population had grown to 400 animals including Asian elephants Nellie and Hans.
Nellie Cornish had established the Cornish School ( now Cornish College of the Arts ) in 1914.
Virgil and Ellen had a daughter, Nellie Jane Earp ( January 7, 1862 – June 17, 1930 ).
After returning from the Civil War as a young man, his wife Ellen and daughter Nellie had disappeared, having been told that Virgil had been killed in the war.
Tetrazzini had a bitter feud with Nellie Melba at Covent Garden but was generally well liked by other colleagues, including Enrico Caruso and Frieda Hempel.
The barony of 1886 became extinct as he had no sons, while he was succeeded in the barony of 1897 according to the special remainder by his daughter Nellie Lisa Baillie, the second Baroness.
His first professional engagement was as an accompanist of singer Nellie Lutcher and he had an early recording session with Coleman Hawkins.
Edward had an older sister, Arizona ( Zoa ) born in 1867, two younger brothers, Daniel Boone Hebern, born on February 17, 1871, and William Hebern, born April 8, 1875 in Houston, Texas, as well as a younger sister, Nellie Hebern, born in 1874.

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