Bruce is very hard up for money and is notified that unless he pays his overdue rent he will be dispossessed. He is making a portrait of Miss Sergeant, whom he much admires. She informs him at a sitting that she will soon sail tor a tour of Europe. Josephine, who is in love with the artist, is visited by a London solicitor, who informs her that she has fallen heir to £250,000. While walking along the street with the solicitor a plank falls from the top of a building, which is in the course of construction, and severely injures her. She is carried to Dr. Baldwin's house and is informed that she cannot live. She sends for Bruce and tells him that she loves him and asks him to marry her, as he will then inherit the money. He consents to the deathbed marriage. After the ceremony she falls back in the bed and is pronounced dead by the doctor. Bruce decides at once to pursue Margaret to Europe, as she has told him that she likes him, but will only marry a man rich enough to give her the ...
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