and went half-price to the Theatre;

Category: Daily Life | Type: Historical | Title: Great Expectations (in Context) | Author: Charles Dickens | Ch: Chapter XXII

London theaters, which also spanned an enormous range of houses and quality, offered a menu of plays, there being a double-feature consisting of two main works, between which was sandwiched an interlude composed of one or more short pieces. For half-price Herbert and Pip could see part of the program. 

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