Grace and Francis are engaged and, like most engaged couples, are most sensitive regarding their own tender feelings. They go to an island to spend their holiday. Starting out early of a morning the boy, Francis, wanders down the shore alone. He has a mild flirtation with one of the summer girls who shows him some beautifully-colored shells she has picked up on the shore. Grace sees Francis talking to the strange young woman and is piqued. From a distance it appears as if Francis has his arm around the young woman and Grace stalks pettishly away from the disagreeable sight, determined never to speak to Francis again. After a few moments spent in deep thought on the hotel piazza, however, Grace decides to carry out a little plot she has evolved. Just for spite she makes the acquaintance of a handsome revenue officer in a splendid uniform. Together they stroll along the beach among the rocks with Francis, jealously, following close behind. When Grace sees that Francis has ceased to ...
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Coincidence or not, the first edition of a novel titled "Smugglers' Island and the Devil-Fires of San Moros", by Clarissa A. Kneeland, was published by Houghton Mifflin, Boston and New York, in 1915. See more