I don't like deceiving my mother; but I should not like to pain her by saying I have been to the theatre.
You have never been to the theatre, you say, and yet you disapprove of it.
None the less, the theatre was half empty when Theodora was given.
He left the theatre in an exalted mood in which he had little thought for the realities.
But he had asked her to go to the theatre, ...