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Young Goodman Brown

Young Goodman Brown came forth at sunset into the street at Salem village; but put his head back, after crossing the threshold, to exchange a …

Rip Van Winkle

Whoever has made a voyage up the Hudson must remember the Kaatskill mountains. They are a dismembered branch of the great Appalachian family, and are …

Luck

It was at a banquet in London in honor of one of the two or three conspicuously illustrious English military names of this generation. For …

The War Prayer

It was a time of great and exalting excitement. The country was up in arms, the war was on, in every breast burned the holy fire …

Legends Of the Province House

Listen to Legends of the Province House at Librivox I. HOWE’S MASQUERADE One afternoon, last summer, while walking along Washington street, my eye was attracted by …

The Man of Adamant

“And verily,” thought he, ” I deem it a chief condition of Heaven’s mercy to myself, that I hold no communion with those abominable myriads …

The Birth-Mark

Such a union accordingly took place, and was attended with truly remarkable consequences and a deeply impressive moral. One day, very soon after their marriage, …

The Artist of the Beautiful

“Perhaps, father,” said Annie, without showing much interest in the question, “Owen is inventing a new kind of timekeeper. I am sure he has ingenuity …

My Kinsman, Major Molineux

After the kings of Great Britain had assumed the right of appointing the colonial governors, the measures of the latter seldom met with the ready …

Dr. Heidegger’s Experiment

That very singular man, old Dr. Heidegger, once invited four venerable friends to meet him in his study. There were three white-bearded gentlemen, Mr. Medbourne, …

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