There was once a little girl who was very, very poor. Her father and mother had died, and at last she had no little room to stay in, and no little bed to sleep in, and nothing more to eat except one piece of bread. So she said a prayer, put on ... Read more of THE STAR DOLLARS at Children Stories.caInformational Site Network Informational
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Poor Mary The Maid Of The Inn
Who is she, the poor maniac, whose wildly fix'd e...

Clerk Saunders
Clerk Saunders and May Margaret Walked ...

The Shepherd Dog
The shepherd dog is another useful—almost indispensable...

Farm House 7 Lawns Grounds Parks And Woods
Having essayed to instruct our agricultural friends in ...

Miscellaneous Supernormal Experiences
The matter in this chapter does not seem, strictly sp...

Smith: An Episode In A Lodging-house
"When I was a medical student," began the doctor, hal...

The Story Of A Disappearance And An Appearance
The letters which I now publish were sent to me recen...

The Rattlesnake
Dr. Kinsolving, of the Church of the Epiphany in Philad...

The Empty House
Certain houses, like certain persons, manage somehow ...

The Fascination Of The Ghost Story
What is the fascination we feel for the mystery of...





THE DAMNED THING






The Rival Ghosts
The good ship sped on her way across the calm Atlantic. It was an outward passage, according to the little charts which the company had charily distributed, but most of the passengers were homeward bound, after a summer of rest a...

One Does Not Always Eat What Is On The Table
By the light of a tallow candle which had been placed on one end of a rough table a man was reading something written in a book. It was an old account book, greatly worn; and the writing was not, apparently, very legible, for the man ...

What May Happen In A Field Of Wild Oats
". . . The sun had hardly risen when we left the house. We were looking for quail, each with a shotgun, but we had only one dog. Morgan said that our best ground was beyond a certain ridge that he pointed out, and we crossed it by a t...

A Man Though Naked May Be In Rags
The coroner rose from his seat and stood beside the dead man. Lifting an edge of the sheet he pulled it away, exposing the entire body, altogether naked and showing in the candle-light a claylike yellow. It had, however, broad maculat...