Ordered by his doctor to go south for his health, John Dare, a young New England clergyman, writes to his college chum, Stanley Clayton, that he is coming to spend a few weeks with him. Stanley is delighted and tells Dorothy, his fascinating sister. Dorothy is much interested, but Stanley teasingly warns her that, "a stern New England clergyman is beyond your wiles." Barbara Dare, one of those puritanical old New England mothers, bids John farewell. Upon his arrival at the Claytons, John is given a warm welcome and Dorothy and John are soon deeply interested in each other. They fall in love and are married. John writes his mother, telling her he will bring his bride home. Barbara is fiercely resentful and jealous at the thought of losing her son. When John and his beautiful bride arrive at his Northern home, they find a cold welcome. Everything is strange and stilled to the warm-hearted southern girl. Her husband is busy getting out a new book, and Dorothy is left much to herself. He ...
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