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A cautionary tale about lurid literature

The subject chosen today by Margaret Mills concerned a 16 year old boy, George Wright  from Colchester who back in May 1879 was ruined by reading lurid and sensational literature, ending up with 4 months in prison coupled with hard labour.

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Hope to see you again next week,
Scott

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A cautionary tale about lurid literature

The subject chosen today by Margaret Mills concerned a 16 year old boy, George Wright  from Colchester who back in May 1879 was ruined by reading lurid and sensational literature, ending up with 4 months in prison coupled with hard labour.

Catch all the sensational details here: –

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A cautionary tale about lurid literature

The subject chosen today by Margaret Mills concerned a 16 year old boy, George Wright  from Colchester who back in May 1879 was ruined by reading lurid and sensational literature, ending up with 4 months in prison coupled with hard labour.

Catch all the sensational details here: –

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Scott

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A cautionary tale about lurid literature

The subject chosen today by Margaret Mills concerned a 16 year old boy, George Wright  from Colchester who back in May 1879 was ruined by reading lurid and sensational literature, ending up with 4 months in prison coupled with hard labour.

Catch all the sensational details here: –

Hope to see you again next week,
Scott

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