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Frank Stockton

Frank Stockton

Short stories : The Magic Egg by Frank Stockton

The Magic Egg by Frank Stockton The pretty little theatre attached to the building of the Unicorn Club had been hired for a certain January afternoon by Mr. Herbert Loring, who wished to give therein a somewhat novel performance, to …

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Short stories : The Christmas Wreck by Frank Stockton

The Christmas Wreck by Frank Stockton “Well, sir,” said old Silas, as he gave a preliminary puff to the pipe he had just lighted, and so satisfied himself that the draught was all right, “the wind’s a-comin’, an’ so’s Christmas. …

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Short stories : Mr. Tolman by Frank Stockton

Mr. Tolman by Frank Stockton Mr. Tolman was a gentleman whose apparent age was of a varying character. At times, when deep in thought on business matters or other affairs, one might have thought him fifty-five or fifty- seven, or …

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Biography of Frank Stockton

Biography of Frank Stockton Frank R. Stockton was born in Philadelphia in 1834. He was one of nineteen children. His mother, who was his father’s second wife, brought to the old New Jersey stock a mixture of French and Irish …

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