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Issue Details: First known date: 1889... 1889 My Deserter
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A chance meeting in a railway carriage introduces an army deserter on his way home to visit a reportedly dying father, and a young woman recalled from her holidays. It results in Ermengarde witnessing his change of costume on the train and lending him her hat and some money - which he repays by mail. Another meeting on holiday at Folkestone accidentally reveals the now rehabilitated deserter has invoked her name to protect him from the matrimonial design of a Highland chieftainess. (PB)

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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Australian Journal vol. 24 no. 286 March 1889 Z1081175 1889 periodical issue 1889 pg. 387-391
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    United Kingdom (UK),
    Western Europe, Europe,
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