The Portal of Dreams
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The Portal of Dreams

By Charles Neville Buck
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  • The PORTAL OF DREAMS
  • Author of "THE KEY TO YESTERDAY" "THE LIGHTED MATCH" etc.
    • Illustrated by FRANK SNAPP
    • NEW YORK W. J. WATT & COMPANY PUBLISHERS
    • Copyright, 1912
    • Published September
    • "Sit down!" he thundered.
  • CONTENTS
  • List of Illustrations
  • THE PORTAL OF DREAMS
  • CHAPTER I
    • A VISION UPON A WARNING
    • A young woman was sitting before a counter, with her back to the street, trying on gloves.
  • CHAPTER II
    • PURSUING A WILL-O'-THE-WISP
  • CHAPTER III
    • I EMBARK ON A FOOL'S ERRAND
  • CHAPTER IV
    • SOME PASSAGES FROM A DIARY
  • CHAPTER V
    • PREMONITIONS BECOME REALITIES
  • CHAPTER VI
    • THE END OF THE "WASTREL"
  • CHAPTER VII
    • IN STRANGE CIRCUMSTANCES.
  • CHAPTER VIII
    • NATURE INDULGES IN SATIRE
  • CHAPTER IX
    • A PORTRAIT AND A TEMPLE
  • CHAPTER X
    • I SEEK ORCHIDS
  • CHAPTER XI
    • I FIND MYSELF A DEMI-GOD
    • "Frances! Frances! Frances!" I declaimed with the deep profundity of a ritual.
  • CHAPTER XII
    • PORT AND STARBOARD LIGHTS
  • CHAPTER XIII
    • ENTER THE INFANTRYMAN
  • CHAPTER XIV
    • THE "ASH-TRASH LADY"
  • CHAPTER XV
    • TWO DISCOVERIES
  • CHAPTER XVI
    • AN INTERVIEW AND A CRISIS
    • "You are a great traveler, aren't you, Mr. Deprayne?" she suggested when the silence had begun to be oppressive.
  • CHAPTER XVII
    • WE GO TO THE MOUNTAINS.
  • CHAPTER XVIII
    • A CHAT WITH A DICTATOR.
  • CHAPTER XIX
    • A VOLLEY FROM THE LAUREL.
  • CHAPTER XX
    • A CAVALCADE FROM THE LAUREL.
  • CHAPTER XXI
    • I GO WALKING AND MEET ENEMIES.
  • CHAPTER XXII
    • I FAIL TO RETURN HOME.
  • CHAPTER XXIII
    • THE OFFER OF PAROLE.
  • CHAPTER XXIV
    • MY DAY IN COURT.
  • CHAPTER XXV
    • BEING LAUGHED AT.
  • CHAPTER XXVI
    • HOW IT ENDED—AND BEGAN.
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