The Tree of Heaven (collection)
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"'What's the use,' she said, 'of kissing a girl who is engaged?'"
Tree of Heaven
AUTHOR OF "THE FIGHTING CHANCE,"
"IOLE," "THE TRACER OF LOST PERSONS," ETC.
D. APPLETON AND COMPANY
NEW YORK MCMVII
Copyright, 1907, BY
ROBERT W. CHAMBERS
Published May, 1907
TO MY FRIEND
chapter page I. The Carpet of Belshazzar 1 II. The Sign of Venus 40 III. The Case of Mr. Helmer 60 IV. The Tree of Dreams 77 V. The Bridal Pair 128 VI. Ex Curia 153 VII. The Golden Pool 176 VIII. Out of the Depths 200 IX. The Swastika 218 X. The Ghost of Chance 258
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
FACING PAGE "'What's the use,' she said, 'of kissing a girl who is engaged?'" Frontispiece. "She dropped her head, striking chord on chord with nervous precision" 14 "The girl in black stood motionless, watching him intently" 66 "At the foot of the stairs she … made him a low reverence" 174
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