"Her Ladyship" has for this theme the marriage of a lady of noble birth to a self-made merchant, the strenuous efforts of a selfish, jealous, though surfaceably pious sister-in-law of the husband, to disrupt the union. Richard Dixon, the plain-spoken, but not over-diplomatic husband, is made to believe that gentle Lady Cecil married him for his money alone, while her ladyship, through the same insidious channels of information, most convinced, through the apparent consistency of events, that her husband wished selfishly to elevate himself socially through an alliance with her. Lady Cecil has a startling reversion to the wild ways of her girlhood, and dropping her dignity, seeks forgetfulness and excitement in the wildest sort of gaiety. Her husband is spurred to deeper dejection by the colorful insinuations developed by the new sensational conditions noted by the jealous Janet Marsh, his sister-in-law. He is worked up to such a frame of mind that he is to readily believe that one of ...
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