SHAKESPEARE IN WILTSHIRE.
[To TRH EDITOR OF THE "SPROTLTOR."
SEE,—Encouraged by the late mention in your columns of Shakespeare readings, I have tried the long-wished-for experi- ment. Two farm labourers, a cowman, two grooms, and the parson have read Julius Caesar in three nights. They all voted for finishing it, declaring they were "took up with it," and, barring the difficulties of pronunciation and reading such unfamiliar language at sight, I have never known a play go better, and have heard much worse reading in "Shakespeare
Baverstock Rectory, Salisbury.
P.S.—Of course, photographs of Rome, portraits, &c., gave reality to it.