' by HERBERT C. SARGENT
Played by THE LONDON RADIO REPERTORY PLAYERS
Presented by R. E. JEFFREY
AN amusing domestic comedy of life in a small village, wherein the shrewd shop-keeper shows that the diplomacy which brought him commercial success, proves of little avail when applied to the gentler art of courtship
IN Ezekiel Meggs 's sitting-room, a bare, cheerless apartment, giving an impression of extreme poverty, a very small fire is burning. At the back of the room, which is lighted by one candle, there is a glazed partition through which his shop can be seen. Meggs, a small wizened man of about forty, is sitting at the table casting up figures in a ledger.
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