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Friday, June 1

Gossip

"Finnegan," inquired Murphy, "is it true what they're sayin' about O'Brien's behaviour at the wake last night?"

"Sure, an' 'tis so, Murphy. A disgrace to the Irish he was."

"And Mallory wantin' to fight everybody, is that the truth?"

"And Mallory was a crazy divil; he was worse than O'Brien."

"It's uncomplimentary reports I've been hearin' of Burke's deportment, too; was he guilty?"

"Burke passed out cold long before midnight. It's an embarrassment he'll never live down."

"I'm ashamed of our old friends, Finnegan. But tell me confidentially: was I there?"

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