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By the time Cisco arrived at the microphone, he had been greatly sanitized to make him acceptable kiddie fare and had picked up the obligatory humorous ethnic sidekick -- Pancho, lifted without acknowledgement from Miguel Cervantes' 'Sancho Panza' character in 'DonQuixote'. Thus modified, 'The Cisco Kid' became a favorite with western and adventure fans during the 1940s. Dubbed 'The Robin Hood of…

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By the time Cisco arrived at the microphone, he had been greatly sanitized to make him acceptable kiddie fare and had picked up the obligatory humorous ethnic sidekick -- Pancho, lifted without acknowledgement from Miguel Cervantes' 'Sancho Panza' character in 'DonQuixote'. Thus modified, 'The Cisco Kid' became a favorite with western and adventure fans during the 1940s. Dubbed 'The Robin Hood of…

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By the time Cisco arrived at the microphone, he had been greatly sanitized to make him acceptable kiddie fare and had picked up the obligatory humorous ethnic sidekick -- Pancho, lifted without acknowledgement from Miguel Cervantes' 'Sancho Panza' character in 'DonQuixote'. Thus modified, 'The Cisco Kid' became a favorite with western and adventure fans during the 1940s. Dubbed 'The Robin Hood of…

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By the time Cisco arrived at the microphone, he had been greatly sanitized to make him acceptable kiddie fare and had picked up the obligatory humorous ethnic sidekick -- Pancho, lifted without acknowledgement from Miguel Cervantes' 'Sancho Panza' character in 'DonQuixote'. Thus modified, 'The Cisco Kid' became a favorite with western and adventure fans during the 1940s. Dubbed 'The Robin Hood of…

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Originally published in a 1905 edition of The New York Sunday World, The Gift of the Magi tells the story of a young couple at Christmas when money is tight, offering important insight into the nature of gift-giving. A well-known example of comic irony, it has been widely adapted as everything from an Off-Broadway show to television episodes. This recording of The Gift of the Magi was recorded as…

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Catch the holiday spirit with this magical collection of beloved Christmas tales. Christmas favorites from Mark Twain, O. Henry, Willa Cather, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Bret Harte and others are lovingly recorded and presented here in one enchanting volume.

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This short story is included in Tales of the Jazz Age, a collection written by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald goes on to summarize the story below. I suppose that of all the stories I have ever written this one cost me the least travail and perhaps gave me the most amusement. As to the labor involved, it was written during one day in the city of New Orleans, with the express purpose of buying a p…

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