The Partnership

The Partnership

It is a strange partnership which the two women, Lydia and Annice, share. "Some people are born to live,Â?? reflects Lydia bitterly, "and others to make it possible for them to do so.Â??

Lydia the conscientious, inhibited do-gooder, daughter of the saintly Methodist minister Charles Tolefree Mellor, belongs to the second class, Annice with her joyous, amoral love of life, to the first. Lydia brings Annice to the household as maid. The result is to renew old griefs… (more)