John Channing, a wealthy retired old fellow, who has humored himself in all his whims, is estranged from his widowed daughter because she had married a man distasteful to him. He will have nothing to do with her and her child, Peggy, a bright and attractive girl, in whom the mother's interest is entirely centered. Being left in cramped circumstances, the daughter writes to her father for assistance without avail. A young physician of the neighborhood, attending both the mother, who is more or less of an invalid, and the grandfather, who is afflicted with gout, calls to see Peggy's mother just as she receives the old man's note of denial. The doctor loves Peggy and comes to the rescue. He recommends Peggy to her grandfather as a trained nurse, with instructions that the old gentleman must accept her services and treatment implicitly, or he will refuse to attend him further. Peggy, whom the grandfather has never seen, is introduced by the doctor, and at once begins to take charge of the...
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