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Short stories : The Red One by Jack London

  The Red One by Jack London   THERE it was! The abrupt liberation of sound! As he timed it with his watch, Bassett likened it to the trump of an archangel. Walls of cities, he meditated, might well fall …

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Short stories: Psyche’s Art by Louisa May Alcott

  Psyche’s Art by Louisa May Alcott   “Handsome is that handsome does.” I Once upon a time there raged in a certain city one of those fashionable epidemics which occasionally attack our youthful population. It wasn’t the music mania, …

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Short stories: Nelly’s Hospital by Louisa May Alcott

  Nelly’s Hospital by Louisa May Alcott   Nelly sat beside her mother picking lint; butwhile her fingers flew, her eyes often lookedwistfully out into the meadow, golden withbuttercups, and bright with sunshine. Presently shesaid, rather bashfully, but very earnestly, …

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Short stories: Clever Hans by The Brothers Grimm

  Clever Hans by The Brothers Grimm   The mother of Hans said, “Whither away, Hans?” Hans answered, “To Grethel.” “Behave well, Hans.” “Oh, I’ll behave well. Good-bye, mother.” “Good-bye, Hans.” Hans comes to Grethel, “Good day, Grethel.” “Good day, …

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Short stories : Out of Town by Charles Dickens

Out of Town by Charles Dickens   Sitting, on a bright September morning, among my books and papers at my open window on the cliff overhanging the sea-beach, I have the sky and ocean framed before me like a beautiful …

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