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The Moon Endureth

The Moon Endureth

John Buchan | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 135

Can you wonder that, when the following noon I saw Santa Chiara sleeping in its green circlet of meadows, my thought was only of a deep draught and a cool chamber? I protest that I am a great lover of natural beauty, of rock and cascade, and all the properties of the poet: but the enthusiasm of...

The O'Conors of Castle Conor

The O'Conors of Castle Conor

Anthony Trollope | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 18

We had an excellent run, in which I may make bold to say that I did not acquit myself badly. I stuck very close to the hounds, as did the whole of the O'Conor brood; and when the fellow contrived to earth himself, as he did, I received those compliments on my horse, which is the most approved...


The Parson's Daughter of Oxney Colne

The Parson's Daughter of Oxney Colne

Anthony Trollope | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 24

But our present story will have more to do with his daughter than with him. A pretty girl, I have said, was Patience Woolsworthy; and one, too, in many ways remarkable. She had taken her outlook into life, weighing the things which she had and those which she had not, in a manner very unusual...

The Poisoned pen and Other Stories

The Poisoned pen and Other Stories

Arthur B. Reeve | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 215

The Poisoned Pen and Other Stories is by Arthur B. Reeve.

The red one and Other Stories

The red one and Other Stories

Jack London | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 77

Occasionally a writer creates a story that is both horrible and wonderful. THE RED ONE is one of these stories.


The Relics of General Chasse

The Relics of General Chasse

Anthony Trollope | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 18

At last I entered the bedchamber of the general, and there I overtook my friend. He was inspecting, with much attention, an article of the great man's wardrobe which he held in his hand. It was precisely that virile habiliment to which a well-known gallant captain alludes in his conversation with...

The Rudder Grangers Abroad and Other Stories

The Rudder Grangers Abroad and Other Stories

Frank R. Stockton | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 105

On went the baker, his head bowed on his breast, the sun shining like tawdry brass, the snow glistening like a slimy, evil thing. He knew not where he was going; he knew not what he intended to do, but on he went.

The Schoolmaster and Other Stories

The Schoolmaster and Other Stories

Anton Chekhov | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 143

The Schoolmaster and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov.


The Snow Image and Other Stories

The Snow Image and Other Stories

Nathaniel Hawthorne | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 69

I do believe," said he, soberly, "or, at least, I could believe, if I chose, that there is a devil in this pile of blotted papers. You have read them, and know what I mean,--that conception in which I endeavored to embody the character of a fiend, -- "The Devil in Manuscript".

The Soul of Nicholas Snyders

The Soul of Nicholas Snyders

Jerome K. Jerome | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 15

Once upon a time in Zandam, which is by the Zuider Zee, there lived a wicked man named Nicholas Snyders. He was mean and hard and cruel, and loved but one thing in the world, and that was gold. And even that not for its own sake. He loved the power gold gave him--the power to tyrannize and to...

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