pit - that part of the auditorium of a theatre which is on the floor of the house; now usually restricted to the part of this behind the stalls. 

accidental - Music. Accidental sharps, flats, naturals: signs of chromatic alteration, raising or lowering notes a tone or semitone, strictly so called only when they occur before particular notes, and not in the signature of the various keys.

providentially - with foresight, prudently, by the ordination of divine providence

score - Mus. A written or printed piece of concerted music, in which all the vocal and instrumental parts are noted on a series of staves one under the other.

to start with - 'to begin with', at the beginning

Hirt (d) - shepherd                                                                                                                                                         heartly

bemark - to mark with the sign of the cross, to cross oneself

chorale - a sacred choral song characteristic of the reformed church of Germany; a metrical hymn set to a tune of simple devotional character, and usually sung in unison.  

canon - a species of musical composition in which the different parts take up the same subject one after another, either at the same or at a different pitch, in strict imitation. 


ambi (l) - both, around

noble - a noble or famous person

soger = soldier

ef = ''F''                                                                                                                                                                                 if

thes = these; that

whot = hot                                                                                                                                                                         what

deux = deuce; deusan                                                                                                                                                            do

sauvequipeut* - a general stampede or complete rout

climax* - the highest point of anything reached by gradual ascent; the culmination, apex.

romp - to move easily and rapidly

nursery - a pond or place in which the young fry are reared

maidy - a little maid

thingamajig* - something that is hard to classify

titular - one who has title or appelation of some kind, one who bears title or rank

wind up - to put in order and settle (an affair) with the view of bringing it to an end, to bring to a final settlement.

enactment - the acting of a part or character in a play

radium - a radioactive element, chemically a member of the alkaline earth metals

Neid (d) - envy                                                                                                                                                                 night

moorn* = morn; mourn                                                                                                                                                 morning

perpetual - lasting or destined to last for ever, eternal

chuffy - plump cheeked, chubby; clownish, surly, morose

an angel

soard = sward; sore                                                                                                                                                          sword


sing song* - a ballad, a piece of verse, having musical rather than poetical qualities, esp. one of a monotonous or jingling character; a singer, minstrel (obs.); to sing, make verses, utter words, etc., in a sing-song manner.

meekly = meek, in a meek or humble manner

nous - mind, intellect, common sense                                                                                                                                     us

prowl - Originally, To go or move about, esp. in search of or looking for something; hence, to go, rove, roam, or wander about, in search of what can be found, esp. of plunder or prey, or with predatory intent.  





punct - a punctuation mark, esp. full stop




anisine - an alkaloid formed by the action of ammonia upon hydride of anisyl                                                                     insane

to weep out one's eyes* - phr. expressing excessive or prolonged weeping

gnash* - to strike together or grind the teeth, esp. from rage or anguish

brevity* - shorteness, esp. as applied to time

exister - one who or that which exists

outher - each (of two), either                                                                                                                                             other


prayse - the action of praising, the expression of admiration

club - a club-card, a card of this suit (a trefoil leaf in black)

corset - a closely-fitting inner bodice stiffened with whalebone or the like, and fastened by lacing.

djowr* - an infidel

sombre* - sombre character; sombreness (rare)

suggestiveness* - the quality of being suggestive

stir - movement, considered in contrast to or as an interruption of rest or stillness; slight or momentary movement; movement of disturbance, agitation.

twitch bell - an earwig

rondel - a circle, a circular object

waver - to sway to and fro

nightly* - dark as, or with, night; resembling night;                        naughtily - wickedly, viciously (obs.)

descended* - that has descended, fallen, or dropped

skylight* - light from the sky; light coming into a room, etc., from above

beacon - to light up, as a beacon-fire does; fig. To give light and guidance to, to lead.

Sammy - a ninny, simpleton; In British use: an American soldier in the war of 1914-18, so called from the name Uncle Sam.