Murgatroyd, Sir Despard

Murgatroyd, Sir Despard

atones for each of his daily crimes by performing a good deed every afternoon. [Br. Opera: Gilbert and Sullivan Ruddigore]

Murgatroyd, Sir Despard

baronet forced by his ancestors to perform a crime a day. [Br. Opera: Gilbert and Sullivan Ruddigore]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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