The daughter of the Jewish banker, Zoleski, is beloved by the young. Prince Gortchakoff, a Christian. Zoleski is a Nihilist and there meets at his house, in secret conclave, some of the most prominent members of this noted order of liberty. The Count Zobanhoff, who is a member of the Russian secret police, succeeds in becoming an initiate of the Nihilist society. At a ball given in the Prince's palace, among those present is the Jewish banker's daughter. Count Zobanhoff, the spy, while under the influence of liquor, insults the Jewess, and is rebuked for it by the prince in stern fashion and driven in disgrace from the ballroom. This fellow now hatches a plot against the prince and the latter is arrested and proven a Nihilist. To add to his bitter cup, the prince is degraded and broken from his high official dignities in the army. He is also condemned to be shot. The Jewess sweetheart now remembers that her father once saved the life of the Czarina and received a promise and a token ...
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