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Margarita's Soul The Romantic Recollections of a Man of Fifty   By: (1876-1961)

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MARGARITA'S SOUL

[Illustration: THEY CROONED TOGETHER THERE, THE WOMAN, THE CHILD AND THE BIRDS]

MARGARITA'S

SOUL

THE ROMANTIC RECOLLECTIONS

OF A MAN OF FIFTY

BY

INGRAHAM LOVELL

WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY J. SCOTT WILLIAMS

AND WHISTLER BUTTERFLY DECORATIONS

LONDON: JOHN LANE, THE BODLEY HEAD

NEW YORK: JOHN LANE COMPANY

MCMIX

Copyright, 1909

By THE PHILLIPS PUBLISHING COMPANY

Copyright, 1909

By JOHN LANE COMPANY

CONTENTS

PART I

IN WHICH YOU SEE A SECRET SPRING

CHAPTER PAGE

I. Fate Walks Broadway 11

II. Fate Goes A fishing 17

III. As the Twigs Were Bent 28

IV. Fate Reels In 37

PART II

IN WHICH THE SPRING FLOWS IN A LITTLE STREAM

V. Roger Finds the Island 47

VI. Fate Casts Her Die 59

VII. I Ride Knight Errant 66

VIII. The Mists of Eden 74

PART III

IN WHICH THE STREAM JOINS WITH OTHERS AND PLUNGES DOWN A CLIFF

IX. Margarita Meets the Enemy and He is Hers 81

X. Fate Spreads an Island Feast 87

XI. Our Parson Proves Capable 94

XII. I Leave Eden 105

PART IV

IN WHICH THE STREAM WINDS THROUGH A SULLEN MARSH AND BECOMES A BROOK

XIII. Straws that Showed the Wind 111

XIV. The Island Cottage 118

XV. Fate Plays Me in the Shallows 130

XVI. Margarita Comes to Town 141

PART V

IN WHICH THE BROOK BECOMES A RIVER AND FLOWS BY GREAT CITIES

XVII. Our Pearl Bathes in Seine Water 149

XVIII. My Pearl of Too Great Price 157

XIX. Fate Lands Me on the Rocks 164

PART VI

IN WHICH YOU ARE SHOWN THE RIVER'S VERY SOURCES, FAR UNDERGROUND

XX. A Garden Glimpse of Eden 181

XXI. Hester Prynne's Secret 186

XXII. Fate Laughs and Baits Her Hook 196

PART VII

IN WHICH THE RIVER LEAPS A SUDDEN CLIFF AND BECOMES A CATARACT

XXIII. Fate Spreads Her Net 213

XXIV. Our Second Summer in Eden 221

XXV. The Island Tomb 231

XXVI. A Handful of Memories 235

PART VIII

IN WHICH THE RIVER RUSHES INTO PERILOUS RAPIDS

XXVII. We Bring Our Pearl to Market 247

XXVIII. Arabian Nights in England 257

XXIX. Fate Grips Her Landing Net 273

PART IX

IN WHICH THE RIVER FINDS THE SEA

XXX. A Terror in the Snow 279

XXXI. Fate Empties Her Creel 289

XXXII. The Sunset End 294

ILLUSTRATIONS

They Crooned Together There, the Woman, the Child and the Birds Frontispiece

PAGE

Scooped Hundreds Perhaps Thousands Out of a Chest to Flee at Dawn 43

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