Thursday February 21st 1889: Recovering from his injury, Mr. McKay reflects on the transaction he has made. Is immortality worth one finger? What will that devil use his finger for in any case?

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Tuesday February 12th 1889: Half the audience at the Pavilion wonders if Miss Cherry has made a deal with old Mephistophelese to sing so well. The other half knows she must have done so.

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Thursday May 16th 1889: The brimstone swept up by Mr. Murray following a heated discussion denying his professional services to a certain son of Belial catches fire in the wastebin as payment for his probity.

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