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A FALSE ALARM ON THE ROAD TO GRETNA -  'tis only the mail.  R. Reeves

1. A False Alarm: Witness the consternation of the young heiress during a hasty change of horses at a coaching inn. Seated in her lover's Phæton, when the noise of approaching hooves, the snorting of the straining horses, the chink of metal harness and wheels is suddenly upon them. From behind the stable appears the York to Edinburgh mail coach. It passes without stopping.... Fortunately a false alarm ! but enough to make the bosom of the would-be-bride heave with stress and emotion...........     [You have to purchase these prints  to get the full story.]

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