The Actor

Enthusiastic was the crowd
That hailed him with delight;
The wine was bright, the laughter loud
And glorious the night.

London Palladium, Argyll Street, Westminster, W1F

But when at dawn he drove away
With echo of their cheer,
To where his little daughter lay,
Then he knew – Fear.

London Palladium, Argyll Street, Westminster, W1F

From Robert W. Service’s The Actor

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