King Hildebrand Chambers (reading his Herald): ' What the devil's this I see ? Band of Hope gatherin... [kua rāpopototia]
Observer, Rōrahi XVI, Putanga 961, 29 Haratua 1897, Page 17
King Hildebrand Chambers (reading his Herald) : ' What the devil's this I see ? Band of Hope gathering in the Opera House on Sunday night ? How dared they let my Opera House to the Band of Hope without my consent? Bands of Hope and Tambourine Ballets don't go well together.'
After the curtain fell.— King Hildebrand Chambers (to Opera House Manager McConnachie) <It was like your cheek to let my Opera Mouse to a tuppenny ha'penny Sunday-school show without mv consent. J McConnachie : ' You are no gentleman, sir, to use such language in the presence of ladies.'