Music: Don Giovanni

In Spain there once lived a dissolute nobleman named Don Juan Tenorio who, a trickster of gracious ladies and trusting peasant girls, committed the supreme effrontery of inviting to sup with him the marble effigy of an elderly commandant he had killed. Eerily enough the effigy accepted, appeared stark white at the riotous banquet hall. Awfully he warned his murderer to repent. When the swaggering Juan refused he was lapped accordingly into undying flames.

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