Married and settled in her own home, Mrs. Harrington misses the admiration and attention which she always attracted when she was Marion Stanley, a society belle. Her husband is somewhat older than she. She meets Wentworth Dryden. He is charmed by Marion's manner and personality. She finds him very entertaining. Dryden pays her so much court her husband notices it. Dryden conducts himself with propriety and shows Mrs. Harrington every respectful courtesy, but he finds it difficult to restrain his admiration for her. He invites her to visit his brother's studio, to which he has a passkey. After viewing the works of art, Dryden expresses his love for her and she becomes suspicious of his intentions. Making some plausible excuse, she opens the window. She spies her husband, attracts his attention and calls him. He is surprised, but hastens to her. She calmly awaits his coming. Before he arrives, however, Dryden has controlled his inclination and does not forget that he is a gentleman. He ... Written by
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