To the great house of the village comes a new squire in the person of an attractive young man who has recently fallen heir to the great estates which Manor House overlooks. Among the tenants is a farmer who has a burly assistant and also a niece whom the assistant intends to marry. On a morning ride the new squire sees the maiden and loses his heart. Unseen by her he follows cautiously until he learns where she lives and half in love of adventure and half in love of her he return to his house, dons a workman's attire and applies for a place and joins the harvesters in her uncle's fields. Of course as the love affair progresses jealousy grows apace in the breast of the rival and when he chances to see a stolen kiss he plans a revenge. Breaking a portion of the harvesting machinery he throws the blame on the new band and the squire is incontinently thrown from the place. Being a man of determination, he telegraphs his uncle, the bishop, for special license and taking his canoe goes to ...
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