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abbreviation for Public Limited Company. See PUBLIC COMPANY.
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She sang, of course, "M'ama!" and not "he loves me," since an unalterable and unquestioned law of the musical world required that the German text of French operas sung by Swedish artists should be translated into Italian for the clearer understanding of English- speaking audiences.
"An explanation at the opera?" said the count, with that calm tone and penetrating eye which characterize the man who knows his cause is good.
Albert wrote to request me to come to the opera, doubtless that I might be a witness to the insult he meant to offer you."
"It is quite immaterial to me," said Monte Cristo, "and it was very unnecessary to disturb me at the opera for such a trifle.
For several months, there had been nothing discussed at the Opera but this ghost in dress-clothes who stalked about the building, from top to bottom, like a shadow, who spoke to nobody, to whom nobody dared speak and who vanished as soon as he was seen, no one knowing how or where.
You meet so many men in dress-clothes at the Opera who are not ghosts.
Pedro Gailhard himself, the late manager of the Opera.
"But music, you know, is a matter of training," Ruth argued; "and opera is even more a matter of training.
An illusion that won't convince is a palpable lie, and that's what grand opera is to me when little Barillo throws a fit, clutches mighty Tetralani in his arms (also in a fit), and tells her how passionately he adores her."
She had always been used to music, and she had enjoyed opera ever since she was a child, and all her world had enjoyed it, too.
Fanny did n't seem inclined to talk much, and Tom would go on in such a ridiculous manner that Polly told him she would n't listen and began to hum bits of the opera. But she heard every word, nevertheless, and resolved to pay him for his impertinence as soon as possible by showing him what he had lost.
He had heard the opera many times, but it had never seemed so fine before, perhaps because he had never happened to have had an ingenuous young face so near him in which the varying emotions born of the music, and the romance it portrayed, came and went so eloquently that it was impossible to help reading them.