Robert Willard, after making a vow that he would never consider marriage again after his wife died, loves and marries Dorothy Druce, a girl in her teens. Robert, the son, who is sowing his wild oats at college, is surprised to learn that his father has broken the vow, and refuses to recognize Dorothy as his mother. After treating the new Mrs. Willard curtly, he leaves again for school. In the meanwhile Mrs. Willard, only a girl, continues to associate with young people, although her love for her husband is as fresh as ever. He notices her actions with persons of her own age, and his jealousy is aroused. He does not chide her, however. Bobbie, at college, is taken with the gambling fever and continues to write home for money. Eventually, his father gets out of patience with him, and in his ultimatum states that no more money will be sent until Bob learns to behave himself. Bob's letter to his father is seen by Mrs. Willard and she desires to help him. She writes a note which she ...
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