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Short stories : The Garden Lodge by Willa Cather

The Garden Lodge by Willa Cather When Caroline Noble’s friends learned that Raymond d’Esquerre was to spend a month at her place on the Sound before he sailed to fill his engagement for the London opera season, they considered it …

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Short stories : Paul’s Case by Willa Cather

Paul’s Case by Willa Cather A Study in Temperament It was Paul’s afternoon to appear before the faculty of the Pittsburgh High School to account for his various misdemeanors. He had been suspended a week ago, and his father had …

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Short stories : On the Divide by Willa Cather

On the Divide by Willa Cather Near Rattlesnake Creek, on the side of a little draw stood Canute’s shanty. North, east, south, stretched the level Nebraska plain of long rust-red grass that undulated constantly in the wind. To the west …

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Short stories : A Wagner Matinee by Willa Cather

A Wagner Matinee by Willa Cather I received one morning a letter, written in pale ink on glassy, blue-lined notepaper, and bearing the postmark of a little Nebraska village. This communication, worn and rubbed, looking as though it had been …

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Short stories : A Burglar’s Christmas by Willa Cather

A Burglar’s Christmas by Willa Cather An illustration for the story A Burglar’s Christmas by the author Willa Cather Two very shabby looking young men stood at the corner of Prairie Avenue and Eightieth Street, looking despondently at the carriages …

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