In Russia, the Fifteenth Century, the Czar commands a great bell be hung in the market place that all who have suffered wrongs might make them known by ringing it, thus calling the people together and demanding restitution from those who have been guilty of doing them injustice. The Czar himself to mete out the punishment to the offenders. The first person to ring the bell is an old woman, who has been swindled out of her savings by a villain. People gather at the sound of the bell, and the evil doer is made to give up her money. Sieur de Magnore, a man of wealth, starts out with his bride on their honeymoon. It is a typical winter's day in Russia. Proceeding on their way over the lonely snow-clad country, they are attacked by a pack of wolves. Sieur whips up his good horse, "Sultan," thereby escaping. As years go by, Sieur grows old and stingy, and neglects his good horse "Sultan." He turns him out. In his wanderings he nibbles at the end of the rope which rings the bell. People ...
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