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Claudine Misart a beautiful French girl, a dress maker in Rome, received an anonymous letter recently, heating at an important mission which would he entrusted to her. She very properly did not answer. A second letter urged her to declare her intentions, negatively by a yellow ribbon worn upon her person; of affirmatively, by a blue ribbon. She displayed yellow the first time she took at walk and was struck at twice with a poignant by an assassin wearing the dress of a French priest. Her crinoline saved her, as it has saved so many women. One priestly Frenchman was arrested and confronted with Claudine, but she discharged him. The florid imaginations of the Italians has aided the sparkling fancy of the French in clothing this incident with a mysterious and alien import. It is alleged that the pretty girl was doomed to enact the grim role of a Judith; a so, that her charms were to be employed for the captivation of a royal person; while some go to the extent of representing "a totally different personage and a different scene us the destined object of her captivation."

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