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The Spectacle Man A Story of the Missing Bridge   By: (1862-)

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THE SPECTACLE MAN

Out of a song the story grew; Just how it happened nobody knew, But, song and story, it all came true.

BOOKS BY MARY F. LEONARD.

=THE SPECTACLE MAN=. A STORY OF THE MISSING BRIDGE. 266 pages. Cloth. $1.00.

=MR. PAT'S LITTLE GIRL=. A STORY OF THE ARDEN FORESTERS. 322 pages. Cloth. $1.50.

=THE PLEASANT STREET PARTNERSHIP=. A NEIGHBORHOOD STORY. 269 pages. Cloth. $.75, net .

[Illustration: "The Spectacle Man, leaning his elbows on the show case"]

The Spectacle Man

A Story of the Missing Bridge

By Mary F. Leonard

AUTHOR OF "THE BIG FRONT DOOR"

Illustrated by Frank T. Merrill

W. A. WILDE COMPANY BOSTON AND CHICAGO

Copyright, 1901, BY W. A. WILDE COMPANY. All rights reserved .

TO THE ONE Whose Love has been from Childhood An Unfailing Inspiration Whose Friendship has made Dark Paths Light This Little Book is Dedicated In Memory of "Remembered Hours"

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER FIRST. Page

Frances meets the Spectacle Man 11

CHAPTER SECOND.

A Certain Person 22

CHAPTER THIRD.

Gladys 32

CHAPTER FOURTH.

They look at a Flat 40

CHAPTER FIFTH.

Some New Acquaintances 50

CHAPTER SIXTH.

An Informal Affair 61

CHAPTER SEVENTH.

A Portrait 77

CHAPTER EIGHTH.

The Story of the Bridge 86

CHAPTER NINTH.

Finding a Moral 106

CHAPTER TENTH.

The Portrait Again 118

CHAPTER ELEVENTH.

Mrs. Marvin is perplexed 128

CHAPTER TWELFTH.

At Christmas Time 134

CHAPTER THIRTEENTH.

One Sunday Afternoon 151

CHAPTER FOURTEENTH.

Three of a Name 164

CHAPTER FIFTEENTH.

A Confidence 177

CHAPTER SIXTEENTH.

Hard Times 186

CHAPTER SEVENTEENTH.

At the Loan Exhibit 198

CHAPTER EIGHTEENTH.

The March Number of The Young People's Journal 207

CHAPTER NINETEENTH.

Surprises 215

CHAPTER TWENTIETH.

Caroline's Story 231

CHAPTER TWENTY FIRST.

Overheard by Peterkin 240

CHAPTER TWENTY SECOND.

The Little Girl in the Golden Doorway 249

CHAPTER TWENTY THIRD.

"The Ducks and the Geese they All swim over" 257

Illustrations.

Page

"The Spectacle Man, leaning his elbows on the show case" Frontispiece 11

"'What is your name, baby?'" 54

"'Little girl, I wish I knew you'" 120

"She pointed out a picture, set in diamonds" 200

The Spectacle Man.

CHAPTER FIRST.

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