Les Bijoux Indiscrets

Chapter XIII.

Of The Opera At Banza, Or Sixth Trial Of The Ring.

Of all the public diversions of Banza, none supported itself but the opera. Utmiutsol and Utremifasolasiututut, two celebrated musicians, one of whom was growing old, and the other was but just new-fledged, alternately occupied the lyric scene. Each of these two original authors had his partisans. The ignorant and the grey-bearded dotards stood up for

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