Doing a turn daily in a music hall, Pierrot and Pierrette, have a bad struggle for existence. One night, during their performance, John Harrad happens into the theater. He is married to a shrew and seeks pleasure elsewhere than his home. He is very much taken with Pierrette's dancing. His applause is so loud he attracts her attention. She bows to him in acknowledgment. He sends her a bunch of roses with his card asking if she is free to take dinner with him. Her life is a grind and she hungers for other associates. Her mind is disturbed by thoughts of her child and husband, but she finally consents to accompany Harrad. Their tastes and ideas arouse a mutual sympathy. He proposes that they go away together and forget the past. Such a proposition from a man of wealth confuses her, and distractedly she opens her handbag for her handkerchief, when she discovers in it a toy belonging to her little boy. The sight of it brings to her a realization of her obligation to her child and husband. ...
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