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Much Ado About Nothing [from London Society]

"Much Ado About Nothing [from London Society]." New-York Saturday Press. 28 Apr. 1866: 3, 6, 7.
short fiction

A mother and daughter depart for Rome, when they are suddenly joined by cousin Blanche, whom is running away from an arranged marriage. Outside Rome a burly soldier helps them ford a river, and Mary, the daughter, takes a liking to him. When they reach Rome, Blanche discovers that the man she is arranged to marry is at the same hotel. But when they meet each other, they like each other very much. They wed as does Mary and the soldier.