A nicely furnished room with the moon showing through the window, a man of middle age with slightly silvered hair, everything indicating comfort. Lighting his pipe the man settles himself comfortably, picking up idly an old photograph album. Soon his interest is aroused. The scene fades into the laughing face of a sweet young girl. Musing, the man goes to the window. The scene fades into the moon-lit lawn with a woman and three happy children playing and singing. Still the fascination of the old sweetheart is strong, the past rising in visions before him. The country boy and girl are seen through the curling smoke of the pipe and fireplace. The young man and young woman are in one of nature's fairest scenes. He is to be a great composer and she listens rapturously to his eloquence. But visions cannot last forever. Suddenly the man is recalled to the present as "Now my dream is broken by a step upon the stair, and the door is softly opened and, my wife is standing there." With her back...
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