London at the End of the Century:A Book of Gossip
a Beckett, Arthur William
FAME AND ITS VALUE.
Whether the game is quite worth the candle is a question for the lions themselves to decide. As a
|rule the fame attained by a season's celebrity does not last longer than a Lord Mayor's tenure of office. The lion gradually sinks, until he finds his level in that modern version of Mrs. Leo Hunter, Mrs. O'Kashenell Parr. He at this period of his butterfly existence is included in a list of headed by a Lord Somebody and by a rising young actor. Mrs. O'Kashenell Parr is very hospitable, and her cook is a . Whether her parties are acceptable or not depends upon the taste of the visitor for cakes and ale, or rather their more expensive equivalents.|