Jealous cousin who, thwarted in her love for Jim Stewart, Dulcie's sweetheart, taunts Tom Blake, after his refusal by Dulcie that she and her favored one have been making game of him. ... See full summary
The Story the Gate Told (1914) Online
Jealous cousin who, thwarted in her love for Jim Stewart, Dulcie's sweetheart, taunts Tom Blake, after his refusal by Dulcie that she and her favored one have been making game of him. Hearing this, Blake is enraged and picks a quarrel with Stewart who, losing patience, strikes him. This means mischief and a meeting is arranged at seven o'clock that evening. The cousin overhears the appointment, is delighted and as she is riding home meets Dulcie, who asks her the cause of her hurry. Madge, in a burst of spite, tells her of the affair and rides off. Dulcie is terrified and hastening to the place to stop the duel is just in time to be slightly wounded. Tom is frantic with fear that he has hurt her and the meeting breaks up in confusion. Dulcie, however, has only received a scratch and is soon over her fright. Tom meets her at the old gate and begs for forgiveness, which is willingly accorded. In June the wedding bells ring out for Dulcie and Stewart and the old gate witnesses a pretty ...
|Edwin Carewe||-||Jim Stewart|
|Earl Metcalfe||-||Tom Blake|