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Quotation by Ellen Terry
Usefulness! It is not a fascinating word, and the quality is not one of which the aspiring spirit can dream o' nights, yet on the stage it is the first thing to aim at.
Ellen Terry (1847–1928), British actor. Ellen Terry's Memoirs, 2nd. ed., ch. 2 (1932).
Of the importance to an actor of versatility and dependability.
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