This is the story of two people, from totally different backgrounds and social status. The boy is a Swiss immigrant working to help his impoverished family, and the girl comes from an affluent family, and who is also engaged to someone, whom she really doesn't know or care. And she also doesn't tell him who she is.
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Finish your primping Mary. It is time to set the table.
[Mary sticks her tongue out at him behind his back. Griggs exits
[They both laugh
Version of The Gift of the Magi