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Miss Anne and her landlady, Mrs Tonk, are concerned that the baby upstairs is neglected by Mervyn Clark, who they assume is his widowed father. They are mistaken, as Miss Anne finds out when she rescues the child after he falls onto the roadway.
Writer and lecturer, Miriam Blake, has been away from home for a long time. She has lived and worked in many countries, but now she yearns for home. Her brother and his wife still live on the farm where she grew up, but when she gets there she is dismayed to find everything has changed. Only one thing has remained the same.
Deamer celebrates that the coming of the day when 'Every Woman a Practical Delilah' can be all women's slogan has arrived. She stresses the importance of passing knowledge about the art of flirting to the younger generation and suggests how to fulfil this duty.