Margaret McDonald, reared in cultured surroundings and daughter of a rich man, falls violently in love with the poor violinist, Enrico. When this is discovered by the girl's father, there is a violent scene. He objects to his daughter marrying a poor man and, to make sure of the separation, he forbids the violinist to see his daughter. After several attempts to defeat the old man's plans, Enrico is discouraged and heart-broken. He plans to return to his own country. Before sailing, he writes to Margaret, urging her to marry him at once. They are married secretly, and very soon the violinist sails away to Italy, expecting his wife to follow. In years that follow, Enrico wins fame and fortune in his native country. However, his struggle has been a lonesome one, for he has received no word from his early sweetheart. His letters have remained unanswered. This, we learn, was due to the girl's father, who had taken care to have all the mail passing between the young couple, intercepted. It ...
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