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The Pantheon has opened, and is small, they say, but pretty and simple; all the rest ill-conducted, and from the singers to the sceneshifters imperfect; the dances long and bad, and the whole performance so dilatory and tedious, that it lasted from eight to half an hour past twelve.
The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford — Volume 4 Horace Walpole 1757