British Commonwealth of Nations: Australian Lincoln

Some weeks ago a plump little man entered the office of the U. S. Consul at Melbourne, Australia. Said he: "I am about to portray the role of Abraham Lincoln in Mr. Drinkwater's play of that name, which we are shortly to produce at the Melbourne Repertory Theatre. May I ask your advice as to the playing of the role?"

In the Consul's office is a man of suavity and tact. He showed his plump questioner a portrait of President Lincoln, a tall, full length portrait. He...

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