Mr. Dennis has a daughter, Lillian, who is in love with a young sculptor, Dick Harvey. Her father refuses to give his consent to the match. Lillian begs her father to reconsider his decision, and he relents in a measure and says that he will consent on the one condition that Harvey produce within three months a statue as beautiful as any masterpiece of the old Greek sculptors. Harvey sets to work and finishes the statue. Mr. Dennis asks that it be sent to his home for inspection. Lillian and her aunt, Miss Brown, visits the studio. While examining the statue, the aunt stumbles against it, and it is thrown to the ground and broken to pieces. At first the position seems hopeless, but a bright idea comes to Lillian. She will dress herself in white and pose as the statue in her father's library. Her father is delighted with the statue, he is shortsighted and Lillian, knowing this, has hidden his spectacles, so he does not detect the deception. Her father refuses to part with it, gives ...
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