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Old 01-04-2020, 06:40 PM
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Disguised as dancing bear?


In the Aubrey-Maturin novel by Patrick O'Brian "Post Captain", Aubrey is forced to wear a bear costume and pass as a dancing bear to get out of France. Am I completely imagining it that this was inspired by a supposed true incident?
 

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