The story itself deals with an old aristocratic father's love for his son, who falls in love with a young married woman. The father objects to the match and the quarrel that ensues causes the boy to leave home, and years afterwards when he returns be finds the old proud aristocrat a broken-hearted old man. The son returns and is received with open arms. The joy is too great for the father and he dies in the arms of his boy.
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