As she spoke, Geta lifted the curtain, and Philothea instantly obeyed the signal.
The bell had rung—the curtain was up and the performances were about to begin.
Just then the curtain rose again, and the play of the "Serious Family," commenced.
At length the curtain fell, and the evening's performance was over.
Curtain rises on second act, showing the Hotel Fonseca, at Paris.