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From a Bench in our Square

From a Bench in our Square

Samuel Hopkins Adams | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 155

"Yes; I know," I assented. There was at that time a "Besides" in the Little Red Doctor's sorrowful heart which bulked too large to admit of any rivalry. "Nevertheless," I added, "you needn't be so scornful about the simian type in woman.

George Walker at Suez

George Walker at Suez

Anthony Trollope | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 15

George Walker At Suez by Anthony Trollope.


Herodias

Herodias

Gustave Flaubert | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 34

In the eastern side of the Dead Sea rose the citadel of Machaerus. It was built upon a conical peak of basalt, and was surrounded by four deep valleys, one on each side, another in front, and the fourth in the rear. At the base of the citadel, crowding against one another, a group of houses stood...

Homespun Tales

Homespun Tales

Kate Douglas Wiggin | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 159

These three stories are now brought together under one cover because they have not quite outworn their welcome; but in their first estate two of them appeared as gift-books, with decorative borders and wide margins, a style not compatible with the stringent economies of the present moment. They...

John Ingerfield and Other Stories

John Ingerfield and Other Stories

Jerome K. Jerome | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 49

Wild-reindeer stalking is hardly so exciting a sport as the evening's verandah talk in Norroway hotels would lead the trustful traveller to suppose. Under the charge of your guide, a very young man with the dreamy, wistful eyes of those who live in valleys, you leave the farmstead early in the...


Kitty's Class Day and Other Stories

Kitty's Class Day and Other Stories

Louisa May Alcott | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 4370
Pages: 170

A gentleman's gloves, scented with violets! Here's a little hole fretted by a ring on the third finger. Bless me! here are the initials, 'S.P.,' stamped on the inside, with a coat of arms below. What a fop to get up his gloves in this style! They are exquisite, though. Such a delicate color, so...

La Mere Bauche

La Mere Bauche

Anthony Trollope | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 2060
Pages: 26

And thus she walked her path through the world, a stern, hard, solemn old woman, not without gusts of passionate explosion; but honest withal, and not without some inward benevolence and true tenderness of heart. Children she had had many, some seven or eight. One or two had died.....

Love of Life and Other Stories

Love of Life and Other Stories

Jack London | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 102

American writer (real name John Griffith London). His experiences provided much of the material for his works and also made him a socialist. The Call of the Wild, the classic story of sled-dog Buck brought him instant celebrity and established his readership to this day.


Mansfield's Short Stories

Mansfield's Short Stories

Katherine Mansfield | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 141

This Norton Critical Edition includes thirty-five of Katherine Mansfield's short stories with explanatory annotations. With the exception of the first four stories, all were written within a period of ten years. These stories, and the letters following, reflect the urgency of a writer who knew her...

Marjorie's Three Gifts

Marjorie's Three Gifts

Louisa May Alcott | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 20

In vain they searched; in vain Marie wailed and Belle declared it must be somewhere; no wreath appeared. It was duly set down in the bill, and a fine sum charged for a head-dress to match the dainty forget-me-nots that looped the fleecy skirts and ornamented the bosom of the dress. It had...

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