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The Pimpernel Fails to Show
Music: Franz Joseph Haydn
Lady Blakeney agrees to spy for the French Revolutionary government in return for her brother’s life.

“YOU have news for me?” he said.

“I contrived — no matter how — to detect Sir Andrew Ffoulkes in the very act of burning a paper at one of these candles. That paper I succeeded in holding between my fingers for the space of two minutes, and to cast my eyes on it for that of ten seconds.”

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