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Stories by English Authors: The Sea

Stories by English Authors: The Sea

Various | Short Stories Classics
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Stories by English Authors: The Sea by Various authors.

The Cabman's Story

The Cabman's Story

Arthur Conan Doyle | Short Stories Classics
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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 Door in the Wall and Other Stories

The Door in the Wall and Other Stories

H. G. Wells | Short Stories Classics
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The Door in the Wall is the story of a promising public figure used up by his job and obsessed by a vision of an enchanted garden he had known as a child. It is a tale all of us know, the attempt to recover a period when our lives were simpler and complications lay far in the future.

Mrs. Korner Sins her Mercies

Mrs. Korner Sins her Mercies

Jerome K. Jerome | Short Stories Classics
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Mrs. Korner Sins Her Mercies by Jerome K. Jerome

Stories by English Authors: Scotland

Stories by English Authors: Scotland

Various | Short Stories Classics
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Stories by English Authors: Scotland by Various authors.

Copy-Cat and Other Stories

Copy-Cat and Other Stories

Mary E. Wilkins Freeman | Short Stories Classics
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A beast, or a human being in whose veins coursed undisciplined blood, might, as involuntarily as the boughs of trees lash before storms, perform wild and wicked deeds after inhaling that hot air, evil with the sweat of sin- evoked toil, with nitrogen stored from festering sores of nature and the...

Tales of Trail and Town

Tales of Trail and Town

Bret Harte | Short Stories Classics
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Tales of Trail and Town written by Bret Harte is collection of nine short stories. Francis Bret Harte was an American author and poet, best remembered for his accounts of pioneering life in California.

The Legend of Saint Julian the Hospitaller

The Legend of Saint Julian the Hospitaller

Gustave Flaubert | Short Stories Classics
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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.

Homespun Tales

Homespun Tales

Kate Douglas Wiggin | Short Stories Classics
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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 Classics
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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...