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Chapter 41 - The Great Switcheroo: Jerry and Victor, neighbors and social acquaintances, decide to switch wives under cover of darkness while their spouses are sleeping. They work out an elaborate plan, improvised by Victor and presented to Jerry. Victor, lusting after Jerry's wife Samantha, slips into her bed and has a wild night of lovemaking. The next morning, Victor's wife Mary sends the children from the kitchen and thanks her husband for awakening her to the joys of sex—something she had never enjoyed before. Now that her needs are fulfilled for the first time, she says, she is overjoyed about keeping their love burning.

Chapter 42 - The Butler: George Cleaver and his wife give lavish dinner parties as part of their social climbing efforts, but they are usually a flop. Tibbs the butler suggests the...

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