John Sprague, a promising young country minister, wins the love and hand of a simple country girl, Margaret. Her father does not look favorably on the match owing to Sprague's rather advanced ideas in social relations and pleasure. He had previously encouraged an amateur theatrical performance in which Margaret had made a hit as Juliet. Shortly after the young pair are married and moved to the city, where John becomes the rector of a fashionable church. Time goes on and with it comes success for both. Margaret changes from her simple country ways, and becomes somewhat of a society butterfly. Their home is brightened by the arrival of a baby girl. Though the wife continues to have a big love for her husband, she pursues social pleasure. Then comes financial difficulties: and the trouble brings all the wife's latent good to the surface. In her desire to help her husband she remembers her success as an amateur performer, and determines to get a position on the stage, thereby earning ...
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