The father is busy with his business. The little child is neglected as the mother is occupied in romantic speculations. And then enters the "friend," who sees his opportunity. One evening when the father is detained on business the wife accepts the "friend's" invitation to theatre. The father returns and finds his wife gone. When the child tells where the mother is he realizes that her love has flown, and the next morning he arranges for a separation. A year passes and the mother and child are living together, lonely. The "friend" sends her roses and says he is coming that night to claim his love. While dressing, the mother accidentally finds a white rose that her husband gave her a year before, on their wedding anniversary. Memories come back to her, but she disregards them and rushes into the garden to meet her friend. The child being alone and frightened goes to find its mother in the garden. The child picks a white rose and approaches with it. This brings the mother to her senses ...
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