When Mercy Merrick left the refuge in London, where she had heard words of comfort that put her again on the right path, she thought she had turned her back forever on the old life and all that might remind her of it. From the refuge she had gone to South Africa as a nurse during the war and while there met Grace Rosebury, the daughter of General Rosebury, who had come for temporary shelter to one of the field hospitals. The general's daughter was wet and cold. Mercy loaned her a nurse's uniform. The two girls, during their brief acquaintance, became good friends, and Grace Rosebury told Mercy that she was going to England to stay with friends of her father, whom she had never seen, and that it bad been arranged that she was to marry one of the nephews of the house. Suddenly a shell hit the hospital and a flying splinter struck Grace Rosebury on the head. In the confusion that followed, the surgeon, seeing her in a nurse's uniform, mistook her for a nurse, and after a rapid ... Written by
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