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In Short Ghost and Horror Collection 024

Read by John Van Stan

Edgar Allan Poe

A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up …

Among The Ice Floes by J.F. Cooper

In Sea Stories

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James Fenimore Cooper

Most of us have passed through a period of life during which we have ardently longed to be, if not actually a rover, a buccaneer, or a pirat…

A Double-Barrelled Ghost

In Grotesques and Fantasies

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Israel Zangwill

A set of often funny, sometimes tragic stories by Israel Zangwill. Most famous for his scathingly accurate portrayals of the Jewish ghetto, …

Chapter XI - The Battle of Blenheim, 1704 - Part 1

In The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World

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Sir Edward Shepherd Creasy

This work is Edward Creasy's best known fundamental work of history. It describes in detail 15 battles of world history, beginning with the …

Lecture I. The Absolute Vocation of Man

In The Vocation of the Scholar

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Johann Gottlieb Fichte

Johann Gottlieb Fichte (German: [ˈjoːhan ˈɡɔtliːp ˈfɪçtə]; May 19, 1762 – January 27, 1814) was a German philosopher. He was one of t…

The Old Town

In The Celtic Twilight

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William Butler Yeats

I have desired, like every artist, to create a little world out of the beautiful, pleasant, and significant things of this marred and clumsy…

The Hammers, I

In Men, Women and Ghosts

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Amy Lowell

This is a collection of long poems and short stories by Amy Lowell. - Summary by Carolin

The Beetle Who Went on His Travels

In Hans Christian Andersen: Fairytales and Short Stories Volume 5, 1860 to 1865

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Hans Christian Andersen

A collection of some of Hans Christian Andersen's works. He is a Danish author and poet most famous for his fairy tales. - Summary by Kristi…

The Porte St. Antoine

In The Forty-Five Guardsmen

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Alexandre Dumas

The sequel to "Chicot the Jester" and final book of the "Valois Romances." This story begins six years after the famed &…

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