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The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories

The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories

Mark Twain | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 258

This delightful collection of lesser-known gems by Mark Twain begins with the story of a town called Hadleyburg, which prides itself on the honesty of its citizens. One day a citizen of Hadleyburg offends a stranger passing through, who vows to take his revenge by revealing just how corruptible...

The Man Who Kept his Money in a box

The Man Who Kept his Money in a box

Anthony Trollope | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 1850
Pages: 26

As I was not myself possessed of anything of that sort, and had no intention of going to any foreign court, I could not argue the matter with her. But I assisted her in getting together an enormous pile of luggage, among which there were seven large boxes covered with canvas, such as ladies not...


The Mistletoe Bough

The Mistletoe Bough

Anthony Trollope | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 1951
Pages: 22

A collection of stories from the prolific English writer of novels dealing with Victorian life. Contents: The Mistletoe Bough; A Ride Across Palestine; The Courtship of Susan Bell; The Parson's Daughter of Oxney Colne; Returning Home; and The House of Heine Brothers, in Munich.

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.

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