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Soon after Pauline D'Arcy, an untutored country girl from the Northwest, is left destitute by the death of her father, she falls in love with a middle-aged married man, John Adams, whose alias is Abbott. Although never intending to marry her, Abbott promises to send Pauline to college. During her studies, she falls in love with her lover's son Richard, while at the same time establishing a literary career. She anonymously publishes a novel based on her experiences and it becomes a best seller. Pauline is also courted by Tom Dare, who has deduced that she is the unknown author of the novel. He tries to blackmail her, but she will not reveal the details of her past. Richard chivalrously comes to her rescue and saves her reputation, even though Abbott threatens to reveal her past to break up their relationship. Together Pauline and Richard overcome the adversity of the situation through the love they feel for each other.