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Athalie   By: (1865-1933)

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Transcribers Note: Spelling variations and colloquial spellings have been retained as they appear in the original.

ATHALIE

[Illustration: "'Clive is a good deal of a man.... I never had a better companion.'" [PAGE 242.]]

ATHALIE

BY ROBERT W. CHAMBERS

WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY FRANK CRAIG

NEW YORK AND LONDON D. APPLETON AND COMPANY 1915

COPYRIGHT, 1915, BY ROBERT W. CHAMBERS

COPYRIGHT, 1914, 1915, BY THE INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE COMPANY

Printed in the United States of America

TO MY FRIEND MESSMORE KENDALL

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

"'Clive is a good deal of a man.... I never had a better companion.'" Frontispiece

FACING PAGE

"'Boy?' inquired Ledlie, resting one soil incrusted boot on his spade." 2

"'I'd like to come down here for the summer vacation,' said the boy, awkwardly." 34

"'I'm glad I saw you,' said the girl; 'I hope you won't forget me.'" 40

"C. Bailey, Jr., and Athalie Greensleeve ... had supped together more than once at the Regina." 78

"Beside her, eager, happy, flattered, walked C. Bailey, Jr., very conscious that he was being envied." 80

"'I like her,' repeated Clive, Jr., a trifle annoyed." 82

"It was in this place that Clive encountered Cecil Reeve one stormy midnight." 114

"He rather liked being with his own sort again." 116

"'Wasn't a civil bow enough?'" 126

"One lovely morning in May she arose early in order to write to Clive." 148

"Mr. Wahlbaum ... was very quiet, very considerate, very attentive." 150

"Doris continued to haunt agencies and theatrical offices." 154

"With him she visited the various museums and art galleries." 168

"With a basket containing Hafiz, her suit case, and a furled umbrella she started for her new lodgings." 178

"'Wasn't it suicide?' asked Athalie." 180

"She said in a low voice, still watching intently: 'Blue sky, green trees, a snowy shore, and little azure wavelets....'" 210

"Mrs. Bailey, Jr., looked pale and pretty sitting there." 232

"During convalescence he read 'Under Two Flags' and approved the idea." 234

"His theme happened to be his own wonderful trap record, that evening." 244

"'There is your extra,' she said pleasantly." 266

"Once more, the old happy companionship began." 284

"Finally ... he cut the envelope and seated himself beside the lamp." 300

"When he saw her he sprang out and came forward." 316

"She suddenly sat upright, resting one slender hand on his shoulder." 330

"Clive nodded: 'Keep them off the place, Connor.'" 346

"'Sure I was that worritted,' burst out Mrs. Connor." 348

"'Michael,' she said, smiling." 372

"And then her hands were in his and she was looking into his beloved eyes once more." 378

"Sometimes Athalie lunched there in the garden with him... Continue reading book >>




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