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The Lost Word

The Lost Word

Henry Van Dyke | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 23

It was such a sleep that fell upon Hermas in the Grove of Daphne. An immeasurable period, an interval of life so blank and empty that he could not tell whether it was long or short, had passed over him when his senses began to stir again. The setting sun was shooting arrows of gold under the...

The Magic Egg and Other Stories

The Magic Egg and Other Stories

Frank Stockton | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 5267
Pages: 158

Let us read the story again," she said, "and see what is the matter with it." When we had finished its perusal, Hypatia remarked: "It is quite as good as many of the stories you have had printed, and I think it very interesting, although, of course, it is not equal to `His Wife's Deceased Sister.'


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
Downloads: 11452
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: 1855
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: 1954
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.

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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 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
Downloads: 4364
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...

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