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On board H.M.S. Pinafore, the lowly sailor, Ralph Rackstraw, has fallen in love with Josephine, daughter of the repressed, but ever polite, Captain Corcoran whose social climbing ambitions have caused him to promise Josephine in marriage to the insufferable S.r Joseph Porter, K. C.B,
He was kind to a fault, even to the undeserving, and he never uttered a harsh word ” or hardly ever, as his countryman Captain Corcoran once said.