It was a quaint little house built amid the great branches of a giant oak on the grounds of Helen's home, and it was the little girl's proudest possession, for her parents had given it to her on her birthday. Bob, her little playmate, was a welcome guest, and the children spent many happy hours there. The years passed. Helen became a pretty girl, and Bob a sturdy young man. Mistaking friendship for love, they became engaged, but the romance was soon shattered because of a petty quarrel. The girl went abroad, and the man plunged into business, each determined to forget the other. The house in the tree saw them no more, but stood deserted and desolate. Helen became engaged to an aristocratic foreigner and Bob to a pretty girl who claimed to care for him alone, but disillusionment came to them. Helen learned that the aristocrat cared for her money alone, and Bob's fiancée cast him aside for a wealthier man. The man, bitter and despondent, thought of his boyish romance, and the tree which...
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