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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP07 Nov 2017 10:36 a.m. PST


Lieutenant Harpe has just witnessed a British defeat. The situation is desperate. Although the Spaniard Don Diego is dead, the secret of the infallible cure for hemorrhoids has not died with him. Somewhere in Aldehuela lurks the alchemist who prepares the ointment and the French are set on scouring the area for him. Surely the curtain is about to be drawn on the last act in this hamlet.

But as with any great drama, first there must be a comic interlude to relieve tension, ideally one involving an animal. This is provided by Sergent Bufor, who it will be remember is the unfortunate Frenchman who stared at a goat. Hellbent on revenge for his sore stomach and bruised dignity, the sergeant informs his superiors that he will search the little copse where the goat lurks in case the alchemist should be hiding therein. His men shake their heads and mutter darkly…"




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