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A Gentleman's Tale
Jacques Murlione is alone in the world and mourning the deaths of his family and Amy Barstow, the love of his life. Amadeus Barolini, the new schoolteacher, intrudes on Jacques' grief when he rents the Murlione place to set up a home with his three daughters. Andrea, the eldest daughter, helps Jacques with his talent for music as his sadness heals. He thinks he is falling for her, until he blurts out Amy's name by mistake after he kisses her. This causes...