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By permission of the Rev. the Vice-Chancellor, and the Worshipful the Mayor. In a large room, at the Wrestlers, in the Petty Cury, on Monday the 10th of May, and every Evening during the week, Signor Zucker, and Co. (who have had the Honour of performing before their Majesties) Will display their inimitable and surprising performances. Part the First, With Books, Eggs, Numbers, Dishes, &c. by Mr. Zucker. Second,-Singing by Miss Zucker. Third,-A Lady, who has had the Honour of performing before their Majesties, will play several Airs on the Musical Glasses. After which she will Produce the Learned Birds; Which she has taught, at the word of command, to go through the Exercise of a Soldier; to lie down as if dead, on a wooden Pillow, then she takes him by the Leg, Wing, or Head, and his Limbs hang as really dead; to sit up like a Lapdog, with a Stick in his Claw, after which he swings himself in a Swing, like a Rope-Dancer; to shew how the Ladies look out of their Windows; to mimic a Dutch Woman going to Market, with Milk-Pails on her Shoulders; to appear as a Cannoneer, with a Firelock, Cartouch-Box and Cap, and sitting on the Carriage of a Cannon, will discharge the same, without being frightened in the least; the same will act as if wounded, and be wheeled to the Hospital in a little Barrow; to turn a Wind-Mill;-And, the most surprizing of all, to stand in the middle of a Firework, which shall be discharged all around him, without the least Fear. Fourth,-Miss Zucker will act a Medley upon different Countries, and sing several favourite Songs. To conclude with a Masquerade Dance, between several dozens of Eggs, by Miss Zucker, Blind-Folded. The Room is fitted up in a commodious Manner for the reception of Ladies & Gentlemen. Doors to be opened at Seven, and to begin precisely at Eight. Admittance One Shilling only.

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[Cambridge : s.n., 1790?]

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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.

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ESTC T13663



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