A Christmas Eve Tale – Loss of ring nearly cost his life. He found it in the belly of a codfish, arrived in Gloucester to marry his Mollie

With a headline sounding like a poem or song, this memorable Gloucester Christmas eve tale by Tom Herbert was published in the Boston Globe in 1893 – Christmas Eve. Boston Globe 1893, He kept his promise. Loss of ring nearly cost his life. He found it in the belly of a codfish, arrived in Gloucester to marry his Mollie! “Such a dread as I have of your going away so late in the fall,” said pretty Mollie MacDonald to her lover. “And remember we are to be married Christmas eve.” “Why it’s only a three weeks’ trip, Mollie, to the Western banks,” said McAchen, “Then you know, too, I am shipped in the famous Star of the East and we will sail at daybreak.”,, “But what about the engagement ring, Angus?  >click to read< 09:20

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