Progress: In the Parlor

The Idea: A "fake" (automatic) accordion.

The Motive: To permit non-accordion players to practice a deception.

The Story: Of all human desires none find more panders than the desire to deceive, to make a false effect. For those who are unbeautiful, chemists have always been able to find, in paint and rouge, a cunning disguise; powder has permitted the dirty to remain unwashed and undetected; wigs are for those who can grow no hair; magicians, incapable of miracles, can conjure up an appearance of supernatural; many a pretentious coping is built, as i to protect the...

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