The absence of true faith always leads to superstition. That's Father Duddleswell's stand which he must now back by challenging the local legend of the doomsday chair - a cushioned seat, ... See full summary »

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The absence of true faith always leads to superstition. That's Father Duddleswell's stand which he must now back by challenging the local legend of the doomsday chair - a cushioned seat, situated in a local pub, that reputedly brings death within a week to whomever sits on it. Written by statmanjeff

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Father Charles Clement Duddleswell: [having put an end to the doomsday chair] Your turn now, Father Neil.
Father Neil Boyd: I've no stomach for beer, Father.
Father Charles Clement Duddleswell: Oh, you don't have to drink anything, lad, just put your bum on that chair like a good Christian.
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"Bless 'Em All' (also known as The Long And The Short And The Tall)
Written by Fred Godfrey (II)'
Performed by the Crowd in the Red Lion
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