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A Bookful Of Girls

  [english | 1905]  

Anna Fuller


Excerpts: [... whatever that might be, and she had found life a succession of delightful experiences, of which this one of an ocean voyage was perhaps the most delectable ...... Italians lighted the little face, and the small hand was lifted with so captivating a gesture that Blythe, clasping it in her own, dropped on her knees ...... of light and music, riding the great, dark, solemn sea. The ...]
Genres: [short story collectionDownloads: 8

A Boswell Of Baghdad

  [english | 1917]  

E Lucas


Summary: [A Boswell Of Baghdad by E V Lucas. This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks notations marginalia and flawed pages.]
Genres: [short story collectionDownloads: 163

A Breath Of Prairie And Other Stories

  [english | 1911]  

Will Lillibridge


Excerpts: [... She wheeled swiftly round, confronting him. [See Journey's End.]]. A BREATH OF PRAIRIE. AND OTHER STORIES. BY WILL LILLIBRIDGE. AUTHOR OF ...... perfunctorily. Pretty good talk, wasn't it. Without waiting for a reply he went on, Suppose you're not hankering for a drive back to town to-night. ...... He found the nest where the quail had reared their brood, empty now, and covered ...]
Genres: [short story collectionDownloads: 374

A Brother To Dragons And Other Old Time Tales

  [english | 1888]  

Amlie Rives


Excerpts: [... in vain, and that while Turnip, the farrier, had eight as fine lads as one would care to father, of a puny wench that my Marian could have slipped in ...... flower blown down upon a snow-bank and by-and-by, what with the warmth and Marian's strokings, she fell into a deep sleep. But we two sate and gazed ...... hers. It shall be saved, she saith, God helping.. And she kissed Marian,...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | short story collectionDownloads: 175

A Chosen Few

  [english | 1895]  

Frank Stockton


Excerpts: [... or seven miles to see the sun set behind some low mountains to the west of the town. Most of our walk had been along a hard, smooth highway, and then ...... It seemed to us that, in marrying Ja Gilbert, Herbert would secure for himself, in the very beginning of his career, the most important element of ...... look on the face of one of the boys but of this I am not sure, and I ...]
Genres: [short story collection | fiction and literatureDownloads: 173

A Christmas Accident And Other Stories

  [english | 1900]  

Annie Eliot Trumbull


Excerpts: [... was out doing the last thing. Mrs. Gilton was not, to be sure. Of course they would have a big dinner, but even that was all arranged for, although ...... and darkness almost blinded him, and confirmed the impression that he was the victim of an illusion. The sound of many voices, and then the hush of sudden ...... some words-what were the words. He'd forgotten they had anything to ...]
Genres: [short story collectionDownloads: 266

A Christmas Greeting

  [english | 1847]  

Hans Christian Andersen


Excerpts: [... The Young Readers. -. THE OLD HOUSE. In the street, up there, was an old, a very old house,-it was almost three hundred years old, for ...... at the broker's came to the broker's again and there it hung, for no one knew her more-no one cared about the old picture. In the spring they pulled ...... lonely he must have been. said she. Very, very lonely. said the pewter soldier but it ...]
Genres: [short story collectionDownloads: 159

A Desperate Character

  [english | 1899]  

Ivan Turgenev


Summary: [A desperate character.--A strange story.--Punin and Baburin.--Old portraits.--The brigadier.--Pyetushkov.]
Genres: [short story collectionDownloads: 291

A Fearful Responsibility And Other Stories

  [english | 1881]  

William Dean Howells


Summary: [William Dean Howells (March 1 1837 ? May 11 1920) was an American realist author and literary critic. He was known for the Christmas story Christmas Every Day and the novel The Rise of Silas Lapham.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | short story collectionDownloads: 334

A Gentleman Vagabond And Some Others

  [english | 1895]  

F Hopkinson Smith


Excerpts: [... of several thousand acres of land and water,-mostly water,-a manor house, once painted white, and a number of outbuildings in various stages of ...... face, good-humored mouth, and white teeth, the whole enlivened by a pair of twinkling eyes, you forgot for the moment that he was not really ...... men shook hands. It was beautiful, too, to see the major welcome Jack to his own ...]
Genres: [short story collectionDownloads: 311

A Guest At The Ludlow

  [english | 1896]  

Bill Nye


Excerpts: [... are POOR. 115. Three or four times as much oxygen is consumed in activity as in repose, hence the hors' nests introduced by me last season 124. Playing ...... for two minutes. She dressed simply, wearing the same clothes while tooling cross-country before breakfast that she wore at the scalp dance the evening ...... He went along to explain things to me, and talk to me when I ...]
Genres: [short story collection | humorDownloads: 181

A Handful Of Stars

  [english | 1922]  

Frank Boreham


Excerpts: [... soul. William Penn saw the world in his heart that day as he listened to Thomas Loe and, in order that he might overcome it, he embraced the faith ...... in the day of trouble, and I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify Me-and her heart acquiesced in the conclusion: Surely this is the Word of God.'. In ...... James Chalmers was one of the truly great missionaries of the world. ...]
Genres: [non fiction | short story collectionDownloads: 444

A House To Let

  [english | ]  

Wilkie Collins


Summary: [The Red House stately mansion home of Mark Ablett is filled with very proper guests when Marks most improper brother returns from Australia. When the maid hears an argument in the study it isnt long before the brother dies... of a bullet between the eyes! Strangely the study has been locked from the inside and Mark Ablett is missing. Only an investigator with remarkable powers of observation ...]
Genres: [short story collection | fiction and literatureDownloads: 146

A House To Let Et Al

  [english | 1858]  

Charles Dickens


Summary: [The Red House stately mansion home of Mark Ablett is filled with very proper guests when Marks most improper brother returns from Australia. When the maid hears an argument in the study it isnt long before the brother dies... of a bullet between the eyes! Strangely the study has been locked from the inside and Mark Ablett is missing. Only an investigator with remarkable powers of observation ...]
Genres: [short story collection | audiobookDownloads: 55

A Lear Of The Steppes

  [english | 1870]  

Ivan Turgenev


Summary: [Ivan Turgenev Born October 28 1818(1818-10-28)Oryol Russian Empire Died September 3 1883 (aged 64)Bougival Seine-et-Oise Occupation Novelist and Playwright Genres Realism Notable work(s) A Sportsmans Sketches ? Fathers and Sons ? A Month in the Country Influences Shakespeare Goethe Pushkin Belinsky Lermontov Byron Schiller Hegel Schlegel Schopenhauer Bakunin Influenced Theodor Storm Gustave ...]
Genres: [short story collectionDownloads: 93

A Little Book Of Profitable Tales

  [english | 1901]  

Eugene Field


Summary: [Eugene Field Sr. (September 2 1850 ? November 4 1895) was an American writer best known for his childrens poetry and humorous essays.]
Genres: [young readers | short story collectionDownloads: 207

A Lover In Homespun

  [english | 1896]  

F Clifford Smith


Excerpts: [... Vital's thoughts to a sudden halt, and made him feel ashamed of the interest he had been displaying in all the young woman, seated at his brother's side, ...... degree to the excitement. It being well known that Vital did not dance, no comments were passed upon his absence. The poor fellow had tried ...... which looked so lonely on the bench there, caused him to reach over and take ...]
Genres: [short story collectionDownloads: 279

A Miscellany Of Men

  [english | 1912]  

G Chesterton


Summary: [Salamander: A Miscellany of Poetry was an anthology of poetry published by George Allen and Unwin in 1947 and featuring the work of many of the Cairo poets. It was edited by Keith Bullen and John Cromer. The title alluded to the rebirth of culture from the ashes of World War II. It put itself forward as a microcosm of world literature but the sympathies of the editors were Georgian and ...]
Genres: [mysterydetective | humor | short story collectionDownloads: 323

A Mountain Woman

  [english | ]  

Elia Peattie


Summary: [A mountain woman.--Jim Lancys Waterloo.--The three Johns.--A resuscitation.--Two pioneers.--Up the gulch.--A Michigan man.--A lady of yesterday.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | women studies | short story collectionDownloads: 80

A Mulher Os Portuguezes Em Tanger

  [english | 1860]  

J Rodrigues De Matos


Excerpts: [... a minha gratido pelos obsequios de que lhe sou devedor, anima-me a proseguir na empresa encetada. Tenho razes para acreditar que a sua bondade ...... na sua cultura, no podem dar ao fructo seno a belleza compativel com as suas foras. Regozijo-me com a escolha da pessoa a quem offereco a minha ...... com sorriso angelico, aos ceus os olhos, e fars renascer 'num corao frio o fogo das ...]
Genres: [short story collectionDownloads: 138
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