Thoughts and Things No. IV In this column, Clare gives her thoughts on Beulah, which she criticizes as an "inane" copy of Jane Eyre (2). Clare mentions she has been to see the Marble Heart and praises Laura Keene's acting style. She also discusses a production of Smike by the same company and reviews several members of the cast. Clare also shares her feelings on hot air balloons, recommends Getty Gay's "Waking From Illusions" from the previous edition of the Saturday Press, and criticizes "vain men" for "despising love" and scorning the affection they're offered (2).