This is a romance book. A long, serious, and rather ponderous study, in the differing cases of some half-dozen married couples in moneyed New York, of the elements of character that make for or against a perfect marriage union. The method is severely realistic, and the moral is brought home to us by the natural development of circumstances. 'The thing is straight from life. The spirit of the book is in the end bracing and quickening. Chicago Evening Post.