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Excerpt from Some Fair Hibernians: Being a Supplementary Volume to Some Celebrated Irish, Beauties of the Last Century
She appeared in the triﬂing part of Phoebe in As you Like It, her stage name being Miss Francis, not to shock the prejudices of her father's family, it being for some reason probably the potent one of money - Mrs Bland's earnest desire not to offend the Bland family. Beyond her small circle of friends, Dora's de'but does not seem to have excited the least attention, her mother ascribing this apparent failure to the inferiority of the part, which afforded no chance of attracting the notice of the house. Nothing daunted, Mrs Bland, who believed in her daughter's talent, approached Daly, the manager of Smoke Alley Theatre, whose stock company, being inferior in strength to that of Crowe Street, was more likely to afford the desired Opening.
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