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Punchinello, vol 1, no. 2 (Apr 9, 1870)

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1870
Language: English
Wordcount: 13,082 / 49 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 79.3
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 368
mnybks.net#: 321
Genre: Periodical
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hardly resist. Be firm, my heart. Shall I be untrue to my own unprincipled -----"

Enter Unprincipled Clerk. "Not so. WALTER CORAM is lost at sea, and I must leave these valuable boxes in your hands for safe-keeping." (_Leaves the boxes, and then leaves himself_.)

Enter Sick Stranger. "I am WALTER CORAM. Those are my boxes. Somebody is personating me. Big thing on somebody. Let him go ahead." (Curtain.)

* * * * *

Young Lady in the Audience. "Isn't EFFIE GERMON perfectly lovely?"

Accompanying Bostonian Youth. "Yes; but you should see RISTORI in Marie Antoinette. There is a sweetness and light about the great tragedienne which -----"

_Heavy old Party, to contiguous Young Man_. "Don't think much of this; do you? Now, in TOM PLACIDS's day----" Contiguous and aggrieved Young Man pleads an engagement and hastily goes out.

ACT II. Scene 1. _Virtuous Banker's Villa, Comic Villain, Unprincipled Cl

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