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The Lady or the Tiger?

The Lady or the Tiger?

Frank R. Stockton | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 7

Thonias Hewlings Stockton, clergyman, wrote fantastic tales for children under the pen name Frank R. Stockton. He also wrote books for adults. Among his amusing books for children Rudder Grange is the best known. The Lady and the Tiger is one of his most popular works.

The Last Galley Impressions and Tales

The Last Galley Impressions and Tales

Arthur Conan Doyle | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 155

They were standing facing one another in a grassy ring intersected by the path at the outlet of the wood. The insolent and overbearing look had passed away from the amateur's face, but a grim half-smile was on his lips and his eyes shone fiercely from under his tufted brows. From the way in which...


The Legend of Saint Julian the Hospitaller

The Legend of Saint Julian the Hospitaller

Gustave Flaubert | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 25

The towers at its four corners had pointed roofs covered with leaden tiles, and the foundation rested upon solid rocks, which descended abruptly to the bottom of the moat.

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 Love of Ulrich Nebendahl

The Love of Ulrich Nebendahl

Jerome K. Jerome | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 1160
Pages: 8

The Love of Ulrich Nebendahl by Jerome K. Jerome.


The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Stories

The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Stories

Bret Harte | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 238

The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Stories is a collection of stories by Bret Harte.

The Magic Egg and Other Stories

The Magic Egg and Other Stories

Frank Stockton | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
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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
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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.

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