Grey, 30 years of age, romantically inclined and longing for a man, is left a fortune by one of the two older sisters with whom she lives. The only condition of the will states that Grey must leave the other sister for six months. Once word of her inheritance leaks out, Grey finds herself
deluged with suitors. To defuse their interest, Grey declares herself engaged to lawyer Matthews, and in the end it is he whom she actually marries.