In one of the smaller European kingdoms there dwells a man who is dominated by and imbued with the idea that the King can do no wrong. The man is a trusted and faithful commander in the King's army, and he has a young wife and a baby girl. The monarch sees the wife and takes her away from his subject, and the man sees but the wrong in his helpmate and not in his king. He takes the baby girl and a trusted serving woman away into the fastness of the mountains and the girl grows to young womanhood entirely ignorant of the world and its ways. In time the king's son hears of the ravishing beauty of the maiden and does not rest content until he has her hiding place spied upon and seeks her in person. The girl sees a man for the first time and a handsome youth at that. She is an easy victim and returns, with him to the court, where she rails at her father for shutting her off from the joys and pleasures she is having. He, heartbroken, beats the serving woman and finally forces her to make a ...
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