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Incident At Wainscotting Manor #74


“I will merely say that, in deference to Her Majesty you have provided a small fortune of several thousand pounds to Miss Menagerie-Bowen as an out of court settlement.
“I will also gloss over your liaison with the First Mate of the Royal Naval vessel currently docked at the Royal Albert - to whom you deposited the sum of several thousand pounds, in deference to Her Majesty.
"Also, Jenny, Alice and Cuthbert, on each of whom you have settled small fortunes in deference to the wishes of the court.
“In short, you require the readies, mate, and need them quickly.”

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