Edward Grey visits a fishing town, where he wins the love of Elaine, a simple girl, living with her brother. Grey and Blaine are married. The young husband, however, grows weary of the humdrum fisher existence, and his attitude toward his bride changes. Then Enid, a woman from the sphere of life in the city, which he has left behind him, comes upon the scene. It ends with Grey deserting Elaine for Enid. The fishergirl, in her despair, tries to drown herself, but is saved by her brother. Grey soon finds that Enid is of a shallow, fickle nature. He quarrels with a rival and disgraces himself on her account. When Enid goes away with the other man. Grey returns to the fishing village to beg Elaine's forgiveness. He finds her brother alone, in inconsolable grief. Elaine is dead.
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