In a small Scotch village there dwells a Highland lassie who is ambitious to become a prima donna. She makes up her mind to leave home and secure a musical education in the city. Her mother and father object and she is told by her father that if she goes away from home she cannot return. Her resolution cannot be thwarted by this severe penalty, and after a heart-breaking leave-taking between mother and daughter, and with a sad disappointment and farewell from her father, and the sympathy of the faithful collie dog, who evinces his sympathy by many remarkable attentions to all, she departs upon the career of her own choosing. In the following scenes the father, assisted by his dog, is seen attending his sheep as they browse in glen and moor, in fields and pastures, presenting some very beautiful glimpses of natural scenery characteristic of the country in which the sheep herders feed their flocks. While the daughter is away the mother dies; the old father is now left alone with his ...
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