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Autumn Leaves, Original Pieces in Prose and Verse

By: Anna Wales Abbot
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Betty Wales, Freshman

By: Margaret Warde

...First published in 1904, Betty Wales Freshman is the first book in an 8 volume series that follows Betty and her classmates throughout college and beyond. It takes place at Harding in New England (NOT to be confused with the Arkansas university) based on t...

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John Caldigate

By: Anthony Trollope

...n disowned by his father, John Caldigate sets sail for Australia with his friend Dick Shand hoping to make his fortune in the goldfields in New South Wales. On the voyage, he meets Euphemia Smith and they conduct an indiscreet affair aboard. After various problems, Caldigate literally strikes gold and returns to Sydney where he meets Euphemia again and they settle. living ...

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Lin McLean

By: Owen Wister

...Lean is an unaffected, attractive young cowboy in the Wyoming territory before statehood. This book is various stories in his life. (Summary by David Wales)...

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Great K. & A. Train-Robbery, The

By: Paul Leicester Ford

...d somewhere in the Arizona desert. Various adventures involve this young superintendent. Romance is provided by a comely passenger. (Summary by David Wales)...

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Little Book of Christmas, A

By: John Kendrick Bangs

Summary: Four short Christmas stories, a bit sentimental, but still affecting and worthwhile. Plus Four Christmas verses. (Summary by David Wales)

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Members of the Family

By: Owen Wister

... the Family is a collection of eight short stories about people in the Wyoming Territory in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. (Summary by David Wales)...

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Just William

By: Richmal Crompton

... less puzzled by him. The humor is gentle and pleasing. The series of books is better known in the United Kingdom than in the U.S. ( Summary by David Wales )...

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Robbery Under Arms

By: Rolf Boldrewood

...A tale of cattle duffing, horse stealing and bushranging in the New South Wales outback with Captain Starlight. To quote the author though presented in the guise of fiction, this chronicle of the Marston family must not be set down by the reader as wholly fanciful or exaggerated. Much of the narrat...

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Philosophy 4: A Story of Harvard University

By: Owen Wister

Owen Wister's wry humor enlivens this comedic story of three sophomores during exam week at Harvard. (Summary by David Wales)

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Round the Sofa

By: Elizabeth Gaskell

...say about a persecuted minority group, the Cagots in Western France. The Doom of the Griffiths. A Gothic short story about a cursed family and set in Wales. Half a Life-Time Ago. A novella set in the Wiltshire Dales. The Poor Clare. A Ghostly short story! The Half Brothers. A sad short story about brotherly love and a sheep-dog dog named Lassie! (Summary by Noel Badrian)...

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Best British Short Stories of 1922, The

By: Various

Twenty-four short stories by famous and not-so-famous British authors. (Summary by David Wales)

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Christmas Every Day and Other Stories Told for Children

By: William Dean Howells

...apham. (Reader’s Note for story 3: A pony engine is a small locomotive for switching cars from one track to another.) (Summary by Wikipedia and David Wales)...

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In the Midst of Life; Tales of Soldiers and Civilians

By: Ambrose Bierce

... anticipate and parallel Ernest Hemingway's later arrival, whereas the civilian tales later influence horror writers. (Summary by Wikipedia and David Wales)...

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Journey in Search of Christmas, A

By: Owen Wister

... well known for his western writings, famously the novel The Virginian. Illustrations are by the western artist Frederic Remington. (Summary by David Wales)...

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Jimmyjohn Boss and Other Stories, The

By: Owen Wister

... Owen Wister, author of the archetypical Western novel, The Virginian. Published in 1900, it comprises eight Western short stories. (Summary by David Wales)...

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Padre Ignacio, Or The Song Of Temptation

By: Owen Wister

... years. In 1855 a stranger rides into the mission bringing news and a spiritual crisis. It's really more of a novella than a novel. (Summary by David Wales)...

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Le Morte Darthur

By: Thomas Malory

...r. And at that time King Arthur reigned, and he was whole king of England, Wales, and Scotland, and of many other realms: howbeit there were many king... ...er he should wed her and have all her lands. This cry was made in England, Wales, Scotland, and also in France and in Brittany. It befell upon a day L... ...o reneye my lord. CHAPTER XXXVIII How Sir Tristram and his wife arrived in Wales, and how he met there with Sir Lamorak. N ow turn we unto Sir Tristra... ...en they were from the land, there was a wind drove them in to the coast of Wales upon this Isle of Servage, whereas was Sir Lamorak, and there the bar... ...l those of the realm of Logris should be there to joust with them of North Wales: and thither came five hundred knights, and they of the country broug...

...f Cornwall, and she was called Elizabeth, that was called both good and fair. And at that time King Arthur reigned, and he was whole king of England, Wales, and Scotland, and of many other realms: howbeit there were many kings that were lords of many countries, but all they held their lands of King Arthur; for in Wales were two kings, and in the north were many kings; and ...

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New Swiss Family Robinson, The

By: Owen Wister

A parody of its famous predecessor, this short piece was written by Owen Wister for the Harvard Lampoon (Summary by David Wales)

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Le Morte Darthur

By: Thomas Malory

...in those days was called Kynke Kenadonne, upon the sands that marched nigh Wales. So ever the king had a custom that at the feast of Pentecost in espe... ...d, said Sir Persant, and worshipfully. And so the cry was made in England, Wales, and Scotland, Ireland, Cornwall, and in all the Out Isles, and in Br...

...high feast of Pentecost should be holden at a city and a castle, the which in those days was called Kynke Kenadonne, upon the sands that marched nigh Wales. So ever the king had a custom that at the feast of Pentecost in especial, afore other feasts in the year, he would not go that day to meat until he had heard or seen of a great marvel....

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