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A Broken Head

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I AM the only man in Europe, sir, said the Colonel, that ever had a
broken head,--to live after it. I was hunting near my place in
Yorkshire; my horse threw me, and I was pitched, head-foremost, upon a
scythe which had been left upon the ground. When I was taken up my head
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like a pair of epaulettes. That was a broken head, if you please,
sir.





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