Foreign News: Obey That Impulse

All that the lovely Floria Tosca asked was a safe-conduct pass for herself and her lover to leave the country. Her wiles and her entreaties had failed. At last she had promised her body. Baron Scarpia, Chief of Police in Rome, smiled. He gave an order that the girl's lover be saved by a mock execution, then signed a safe-conduct pass for the two.

But when the Baron rose from his desk to take the girl in his arms her eyes were menacing. Suddenly she clawed a sharp knife from her clothes, struck it deep into the Baron's breast. He crumpled, begging...

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