One sister was useful; she was a hard working doctor in a little country town. The other sister was ornamental; she was young, pretty, stylish and thoroughly selfish. The doctor worked hard to keep her sister in luxury. When their parents died, they had left the little girl as a sacred legacy to their elder child, and she never forgot it. The doctor had a sweetheart, a young lawyer who was far from being the manly chap she thought him. He met the little sister when she returned on a summer vacation from her fashionable boarding school, and promptly forgot the vows of love he had made the elder girl. The doctor awoke one morning to find that her sister and her sweetheart had eloped, leaving only an indifferent message behind them. It took from her life all she had to love and from that time on she tried by hard work to forget her sorrows. Five years later, the school girl was a haggard, worn woman, city gaiety had wrecked her constitution, and her husband, who had wedded her only for ...
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