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April 27, 2020  

A Double Barrelled Detective Story - Part I, Sections 1,2,3

April 27, 2020


"We ought never to do wrong when people are looking."

Section I

The first scene is in the country, in Virginia; the time, 1880. There has been a wedding, between a handsome young man of slender means and a rich young girl—a case of love at first sight and a precipitate marriage; a marriage bitterly opposed by the girl's widowed father.