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The Blue Flower and Other Stories

The Blue Flower and Other Stories

Henry van Dyke | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 110

The stories in this book have been growing together for a long time.There are only little, broken chapters from the long story of life. None of them is taken from other books. Only one of them--the story of Winifried and the Thunder-Oak--has the slightest wisp of a foundation in fact or legend.

The Brick Moon and Other Stories

The Brick Moon and Other Stories

Edward Everett Hale | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 169

I cannot well tell you how much dismay this sight of a footprint in the ground gave me, nor how many sleepless nights it cost me. All the time I was trying to make my mother think that there was no ground for anxiety, and yet all the time I was showing her that I was very anxious. The more I...


The Cabman's Story

The Cabman's Story

Arthur Conan Doyle | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 2117
Pages: 8

We had to take a "growler," for the day looked rather threatening and we agreed that it would be a very bad way of beginning our holiday by getting wet, especially when Fanny was only just coming round from the whooping cough. Holidays were rather scarce with us, and when we took one we generally...

The Captain of the Polestar and Other Tales

The Captain of the Polestar and Other Tales

Arthur Conan Doyle | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 156

From the first moment of their conversation a horrible misgiving had come over me. It seemed more than confirmed as I gazed at what lay before me. It was a little square box made of some dark wood, and ribbed with brass. I suppose it was about the size of a cubic foot. It reminded me of a...

The Chateau of Prince Polignac

The Chateau of Prince Polignac

Anthony Trollope | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 20

But few towns, merely as towns, can be better worth visiting. In the first place, the volcanic formation of the ground on which it stands is not only singular in the extreme, so as to be interesting to the geologist, but it is so picturesque as to be equally gratifying to the general tourist...


The Chorus Girl and Other Stories

The Chorus Girl and Other Stories

Anton Chekhov | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 5209
Pages: 152

The Chorus Girl, Verotchka, My Life, At a Country House, A Father, On the Road, Rothschild's Fiddle, Ivan Matveyitch, Zinotchka, Bad Weather, A Gentleman, Friend A Trivial Incident.

The Courtship of Susan Bell

The Courtship of Susan Bell

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 2151
Pages: 32

It was at the end of the second month when Aaron took another step in advance--a perilous step. Sometimes on evenings he still went on with his drawing for an hour or so; but during three or four evenings he never asked any one to look at what he was doing. On one Friday he sat over his work till...

The Dance of Death

The Dance of Death

Gustave Flaubert | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 9

Gustave Flaubert was born in Rouen in 1821. As a writer Flaubert was a perfectionist, who did not make a distinction between a beautiful or ugly subject: all was in the style. The idea, he argued, only exists by virtue of its form - its elements included the perfect word, cunningly contrived and...


The Darling and Other Stories

The Darling and Other Stories

Anton Chekhov | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 5192
Pages: 152

The Darling, Ariadne, Polinka, Anyuta, The Two Volodyas, The Trousseau, The Helpmate, Talent, An Artist's Story, Three Years.

The Dolliver Romance

The Dolliver Romance

Nathaniel Hawthorne | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 33

The Dolliver Romance was the work that Nathaniel Hawthorne was working on at the time of his death. Hawthorne began working on it in 1858 after returning to the US from England, but put it aside for his Marble Faun. He began working on it again in 1861, as the Civil War started, and was still...

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