It was indeed love at first sight for John Pescud. He saw jessie reading a book in the train in which he was travelling. He got instantly attracted to her and followed her till she finally reached her home. Like any romantic hero, he followed her, met her father, wooed her and married her. It was his dedication and determination that made him go great lengths to achieve his goal. With his honesty, he won the hearts of both the ' Colonel and his daughter. He honestly informed Jessie’s father in the very first meeting of his intention to marry her. He impressed him with his honesty. He truthfully told him everything about himself, his family and about his earnings. The Colonel, thus, gave his consent for their marriage. Honesty is the best policy. With sheer dedication and honesty, we can overcome any difficulty that comes our way.