Boston-born Ralph Waldo Emerson lost his father, a Concord minister, when he was eight years old, leaving the family in difficult circumstances.
Figaro begins his column by expressing his good mood, due primarily to the current success of the Press. Figaro reviews the play Society, currently at Wallack's, that discusses Bohemian life and the play Used Up being performed at the Olympic. Figaro also discusses the plans to build a new opera house across the street from the current opera house.
Figaro mentions Booth's success at the Winter Garden (5).
Figaro quotes Emerson in describing how "glad" he feels (5).
Figaro writes that he sees everything coulour de rose, the way a friend described the world the night he met Miss Eytinge (5).
Figaro writes that "Mullen" has "furnished" the Press with a new "top-piece" (5).
Figaro attributes his good mood to the Press' recent success (5).
Smith is listed as playing the role of Lord Ptarmigant in the play Society at Wallack's (5).
Figaro notes that the current play at Wallack's Society deals with Bohemia (5).
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