The Lure of the Mask by Harold MacGrath Page 1 of 307

CONTENTS
CHAPTER I. THE VOICE IN THE FOG
CHAPTER II. OBJECT, MATRIMONY
CHAPTER III. MADAME ANGOT
CHAPTER IV. BLINDFOLDED
CHAPTER V. THE MASK
CHAPTER VI. INTO THE FOG AGAIN
CHAPTER VII. THE TOSS OF A COIN
CHAPTER VIII. WHAT MERRIHEW FOUND
CHAPTER IX. MRS. SANDFORD WINKS
CHAPTER X. CARABINIERI
CHAPTER XI. THE CITY IN THE SEA
CHAPTER XII. A BOX OF CIGARS
CHAPTER XIII. KITTY ASKS QUESTIONS
CHAPTER XIV. GREY VEILS
CHAPTER XV. MANY NAPOLEONS
CHAPTER XVI. O'MALLY SUGGESTS
CHAPTER XVII. GIOVANNI
CHAPTER XVIII. THE ARIA FROM IL TROVATORE


CHAPTER XIX. TWO GENTLEMEN FROM VERONA
CHAPTER XX. KITTY DROPS A BANDBOX
CHAPTER XXI. AN INVITATION TO A BALL
CHAPTER XXII. TANGLES
CHAPTER XXIII. THE DENOUEMENT
CHAPTER XXIV. MEASURE FOR MEASURE
CHAPTER XXV. FREE
CHAPTER XXVI. THE LETTER
CHAPTER XXVII. BELLAGGIO

THE LURE OF THE MASK
CHAPTER I
THE VOICE IN THE FOG

Out of the unromantic night, out of the somber blurring January fog, came a voice lifted in song, a soprano, rich, full and round, young, yet matured, sweet and mysterious as a night-bird's, haunting and elusive as the murmur of the sea in a shell: a lilt from La Fille de Madame Angot, a light opera long since forgotten in New York.



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