George Trent is the son of a widowed mother. He is engaged to marry Sylvia Bennett, and is a cock-sure egoist. An old clergyman, his mother's friend, gets him a chance with a prosperous architect in a large city, but his faults get him into a nest of trouble. He is careless with his work, unwilling to take advice and consequently his downfall is brought about. At the same time Sylvia gives him the mitten because he has displayed before her a bad trait. He has seen part of a letter from his employer to the Rev. Mr. Roberts in which the assertion is made that "he has a bad enemy." He goes to the clergyman and demands to know who his enemy is, for he has concluded that his downfall is due to this mysterious person, and in answer the clergyman leads him to a mirror. To his surprise and consternation he learns that his enemy is none other than himself. The result of realization is regeneration. His entire attitude changes and he is given another chance with his old employer. At the end of ... Written by
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