When the beautiful heroine and the gallant hero are wrecked, or drift to a desert island, or are marooned, or are left behind when the others sail away, they ALWAYS get married, In story books. Of course, it is all right in make-believe-land, but in real life such a course would be inconvenient, and so a certain young woman found. She was pretty enough to be a heroine and the man who saved her life was brave enough to be a hero, but she was very mournful when she reached her friends, and thought of the rules laid down by our most popular authors. The young woman was a college graduate, wealthy in her own right, and a painter from choice. The hero was a common sailor, brave enough, yet not the kind of a man she would pick out for a life partner. Then there was another reason. This "reason" was a wealthy, well-bred young man, who adored her, and whom she deeply loved. They were engaged, both were perfectly happy, but the romantic young woman believed that it could never be. By all the ...
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