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WE came to know what starvation meant during that winter, and were I to set down here all of the suffering...
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Once there were two rats who were good friends...
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Your wife does not notice our being together?” asked Miss Hawkins. “I think not.”
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They won't learn much, but steal, and break, and mess, and be a dreadful trial, and I shall get laughed at and wish I hadn't
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So the winter passed, and slowly something new and pleasant seemed to come into the lives of these young girls.
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That just finished me, for I am romantic, and do enjoy love stories with all my heart, even if the lovers are only a skinny
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Ida paused to shake her head remorsefully, then went on with her story
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You couldn't have devoted yourself to a better charity, or done it more sweetly, my darling. God bless you!
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There he was, running round and round and round the dark prison...
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Babette and Antone were the children of a very poor woodcutter....
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It seemed to me as if we were running contrary to that which my master would have commanded..
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The child lay in the dusty road and sobbed, till his mother came along and picked him up, and wiped away the tears..
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IN the beginnings of our literature there were two men who, we might say, were the fountain-heads.
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RICHARD was called to the throne when he was about thirty-two years of age by the sudden and unexpected death of his father.
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We must see now what use Greece made of her liberty..
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Very early the next morning, the knight and his squire set out on their travels.
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Story of the "President," a Yankee frigate under Commodore Rogers...
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IN a town in Persia there dwelt two brothers, one named Cassim, the other Ali Baba.
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Story of an adventure amidst the hills, with bandits..
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"And now there came both mist and snow,
And it grew wondrous cold."
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A voyage involving the threat of pirates..
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A Greek mythological story involving the misconception about stars..
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A story about how ships of ancient times were different from modern ones..
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A GREAT battle had begun. Cannon were booming, some far away, some near at hand....
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Of course so cruel and bad a man as Commodus had many enemies, and could not expect to live long.
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Story of how the gorilla caught by the author couldn't survive.
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It was not allowed that those who had money should buy plentifully of this cargo
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One carried a gun, one had a pitchfork, and the third had an ax.
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A non-Israeli gentile woman asked Jesus for help..
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The few men left on the shore would have had to fight there with neither supplies nor supports...
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Duke Senior, banished and usurped by his brother, Duke Frederick, now lives in the Forest of Arden, with his noblemen...
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Roland put the horn to his mouth, gripped it hard and with great heart blew it...
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Beware of advice from those who have their own interests at heart.
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The man with the scarred face leant over the table and looked at my bundle.
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Story of a poor young guy Aladdin and the magic lamp
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There once lived in a town of Persia two brothers, one named Cassim and the other Ali Baba...
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Alice was beginning to get very tired of sitting by her sister on the bank, and of having nothing to do, peeped into the book
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The Mock Turtle sighed deeply, and drew the back of one flapper across his eyes...
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The story is about Adventures of Alice in Wonderland
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`Wake up, Alice dear!’ said her sister; `Why, what a long sleep you’ve had!’...
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Poor Alice! It was as much as she could do, lying down on one side, to look through into the garden with one eye.
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They were indeed a queer-looking party that assembled on the bank–the birds with draggled feathers, the animals
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It was the White Rabbit, trotting slowly back again, and looking anxiously about as it went, as if it had lost something
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The Caterpillar and Alice looked at each other for some time in silence...
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The Cat only grinned when it saw Alice. It looked good- natured, she thought...
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There was a table set out under a tree in front of the house, and the March Hare and the Hatter were having tea at it
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A large rose-tree stood near the entrance of the garden: the roses growing on it were white, but...
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She had quite forgotten the Duchess by this time, and was a little startled when she heard her voice close to her ear...
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Once there lived a poor woodcutter. He used to cut trees in the woods..
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Yes, yes, I’m coming. Right up to the top of the house.
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Seeing a lion in pain, Androclus removes a huge thorn from the beast's paw, creating a friend for life...
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The German fairy tale of Briar Rose (Sleeping Beauty) which is told by an elderly woman, to her three granddaughters..
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A legendary story where the king learnt from a spider, the value of perseverance.
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Story of poor Cinderella, whose life is changed by magic..
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As a subject appropriate to the season, I want to tell you about a New Year's breakfast which I had when I was a little girl.
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A fun story about skiing across the country...
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That, in a way, was the end of the campaign, for no other attempt to win through was made...
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An age old story of wit about a dispute over water.
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Story of Jamal and hi wife, when they find a tidy pile of wealth
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Mr Utterson was a lawyer in London. He was a very serious man, and he
did not often smile or laugh.
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'I am glad, we have met, too,' said Mr Hyde. He gave Mr Utterson a piece of paper with his address written on it.
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One year passed. Then a terrible murder happened in London.
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When they came to the old house Mr Enfield said, 'That story is finished. No one will ever see Mr Hyde again.'
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Mr Utterson was at home one evening, when Dr Jekyll's servant came to
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When Mr Utterson arrived home, he went to his safe. He took out Dr
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Everyone has two parts—a good part, and an evil part. No one can be happy because these two parts of nature fight
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I went back to the laboratory. Now a terrible time began for me. Hyde
was strong now, and he often came back.
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A dream involving the owl and the queen..
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Once on a time there was a poor husbandman who had so many children that he hadn’t much of either food or clothing....
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Once upon a time there lived a Dough and his wife Butter, son Ant and daughter Cotton...
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Story of father frost, who saves a young girl, who was left to die in the snow..
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Story of the greed of a skilled fisherman, leading to his doom.
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In Africa they have a saying: ‘Don’t dig too deep a pit for your enemy, you may fall into it yourself’.
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Once upon a time there were Three Bears, who lived happily together in a comfortable house in a wood...
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First Goldilocks tasted the porridge from the great big bowl, and said “This porridge is too hot!”..
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Then Goldilocks sat down in the great big chair, and found it uncomfortable. “This chair is too hard!” she declared....
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First Goldilocks climbed up into the great big bed. “This bed is too high!” she exclaimed, and she climbed back down...
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By this time the Three Bears thought their porridge would be cool enough to eat; so they came home to breakfast.
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Then the Three Bears thought it necessary that they should make farther search; so they went upstairs into their bedchamber..
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Seeing the Three Bears standing over her, Goldilocks imagined herself to be in great danger...
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Once upon a time there were three Bears, who lived together in a house of their own, in a wood...
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But Heaven had heard their dying mother's prayers, and had watched over and protected them...
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A Voyage to Lilliput, land of dwarfs
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Many of the crew of the Adventure became ill on the journey
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The next day the Emperor of Lilliput came to see me again. I tried to speak to him in English, but he did not understand me.
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When the people of Lilliput saw the Blefuscu navy, they thought the invasion had started.
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They punish bad behaviour, as we do in England. But they also reward good behaviour, which we never do in England.
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I was very happy to be back in England, after my adventures in Lilliput
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'You could make a lot of money,' he told the farmer. 'Everybody in the village has seen the little man.
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We performed our special show for the Queen, and the Queen loved it.
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Unfortunately this little ship was attacked by pirates. They came on board, and they stole everything, including the ship
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I now decided to leave Lagado, and to go home to England. My plan was
to go to the port of MaJdonada
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'I am your father's spirit. If you ever loved me, revenge my murder!'
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The King does not believe that love is the reason for Hamlet's madness.
He is very suspicious.
Perhaps Hamlet knows my secret
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'I shall always love you.'
'But if I die, you will marry again.'
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'I shall send secret letters to the King of England. I shall tell the English to execute Hamlet as soon as soon as he arrives
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He is very angry. 'Claudius, you have killed my father. I shall persuade the people to rebel against you.
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'Then before I die, I shall have my revenge. This for my father's murder!'
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Story of a chicken, who believes that the world is coming to an end..
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Once on a time there was a boy named Jack, and one morning he started to go and seek his fortune...
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The Moon is very beautiful with his round, bright face which shines with soft and gentle light on all the world of man...
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In the old city of Trœzene, at the foot of a lofty mountain, there lived, a very long time ago, a little boy named Theseus.
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Two little boys sat on the fence whittling arrows one fine day. Said one little boy to the other little boy---
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Story of Old Riddler and his son Huckleberry.
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A raja was told that a man who had made a career of flattery was coming to the palace.
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A story of the attack of the allied troops on June..
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Story of Jack, who climbed a beanstalk to reach a different land..
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Once upon a time there lived a kind widow in a country cottage outside a small village...
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“The strange man was truthful after all – they really were magic beans!”
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He climbed up and up, till after a time the cottage looked a mere speck below.
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A little way off there was a great castle, with a broad road leading straight up to the front gate...
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He quickly and stealthily made his way back out of the castle to the beanstalk, and climbed down to the cottage...
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The giantess was standing at the door, just as before, and was happy to see that Jack was well...
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Each day the little brown hen laid three golden eggs, and Jack knew that he and his mother would never again be poor...
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There was a terrible smell of burnt food. All of the girls were hungry, but the food was too badly burnt for us to eat.
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There was a sound of footsteps walking away, and going up the steps to the attic. I could not sleep after that.
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'One of the servants had a nightmare that is all. She's a very nervous person.
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It was summer, and the fields around Thornfield were very green and full of flowers. For me, it was the most beautiful place.
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I was so frightened that I was unable to move. I couldn't even scream for help. 'She is going to kill me
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I'm alone in the world, and I have no money or food,' I told her. 'I'm tired and hungry. Please, can you help me?'
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I soon realised that St John was not content with just having money. He still wanted to go to India.
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Will you marry me?'
'Yes, I will marry you,' I said. I suddenly felt a great surge of happiness.
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The red room was cold and dark. A servant had told me that Mrs Reed's husband had died in the room.
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“Fifteen years ago I came here with Lily,” he thought.
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Jack was a simpleton who lived with his mother. One day, his mother told him to go out and earn money...
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A folk lore about how a samurai inspired his enemy into respecting him..
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Story of little Benjamin and his family..
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Little Bo-Peep was a very nice little girl. Her cheeks had a bloom on them like a lovely peach....
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The story of a little girl, who encounters a wolf, in the jungle..
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The story is about little red riding hood.
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The story is about little red riding hood
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The story is about Little Red Riding Hood
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In the sky was faintly visible a filmy arc of new moon. A great star was slowly gathering light near it....
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Let the reader imagine himself to be facing three miles of any very rough broken sloping ground known to him...
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Story of a trader, who learnt his lesson after ignoring a boy's words of wisdom
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Lazy and indifferent, shaking space easily from his wings, knowing his way, the heron passes over the church beneath the sky.
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Maria, from an upper window, spied the children coming, tugging the basket along....
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The tale of Mr Kitchom, who never believed a single story he heard
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Story of a poor boy Jack, and his magical goose.
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Once upon a time there was a dim-witted wolf who saw a horse grazing in a field and decided to eat him...
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Pegasus was a beautiful winged horse who sprang from the body of Medusa when she was slain by the hero Perseus.
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The ladies of Longbourn and Netherfield soon visited each other. Mrs
Hurst and Miss Bingley liked Jane's pleasing manners.
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Elizabeth sat down to listen and tried not to show her feelings which were
divided between amusement and dislike.
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Everyone knows that a single man with a fortune must want a wife. His
feelings may be unknown,
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I have just received your fetter and must say that I was surprised at it.
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Soon afterwards Mrs Bennet asked for her carriage, thanking Mr Bingley
again for his kindness
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Unfortunately , when they sat down to dinner, Elizabeth was placed near
her mother and Mr Darcy.
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The Gardiners stayed a week at Longbourn. Every day they dined with the
Philipses, the Lucases or the officers.
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It was May when Elizabeth and Jane returned to Longbourn. Their reception at home was most kind...
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One morning, about a week later, the family were sitting in the dining
room, when a carriage came up to the door.
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She was at the end of the garden when Mr Darcy came up and gave her a
letter which he asked her to do him the honour of read
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Elizabeth had been sorry not to find a letter from Jane on their arrival at
Lambton. On the third day two letters arrived to
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When the miller dies his property is divided. The eldest son gets a mill, the 2nd son a donkey, and the youngest gets a cat..
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Story of the beautiful Rapunzel, who was captivated in a high castle..
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Story of Rikki-tikki, who becomes the house pet of an English family who live in colonial India..
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Story of Robinson Crusoe
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I looked up and thanked God for saving my life. A short time before there
had seemed to be no hope.
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One day, I found among my goods a little bag that had once held grain on board our ship.
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I had now been living on the island for fifteen years. During all that time I
had never seen another human being
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Friday learned to speak quickly. He was very pleased when he understood
me or could make me understand him.
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I had now been on the island for twenty-seven years. One day I sent Friday
to get a turtle.
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He wanted his daughter, Juliet, to meet Paris, a lord from Verona, the friend of the Prince. He hoped she would marry Paris
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Romeo went to see Friar Laurence, his friend and teacher. The sun was rising and it was a beautiful morning.
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Early next morning, Lady Capulet visited Juliet in her bedroom. 'Daughter, are you awake?'
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So Romeo went to the apothecary and gave him some gold.
'Here is the poison. It is enough to kill twenty men.'
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Romeo went to the party with Benvolio and his friend, Mercutio. They
were all wearing masks
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Story of Romeo and Juliet
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When a man's wife lets him go out in such bad condition it means that she doesn't love him anymore.'
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'If the police can't catch their own criminals, I don't have to do it for them.
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A case for Sherlock Holmes
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This made me think that the handwriting of the man must be very familiar to Miss Sutherland
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After three years of marriage, she feels safe again, but her first husband, or some unscrupulous woman attached to him
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It all happened as the fairies had predicted
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And that's the best in great things and in small, so also with regard to soup on a sausage-peg...
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Story of a saint taming and slaying a dragon that demanded human sacrifices..
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Their heads were bare, with the hair shaven from off a goodly portion, leaving a long tuft directly on the top...
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Five years passed away, and the emperor reached the age of sixteen. He might grow troublesome in a year or two more..
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The people being warned that the king was coming determined to submit, and assembled in the Town Hall to await him...
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THE treaties of Utrecht and of Aix-la-Chapelle had left the boundaries of the English and French possessions....
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So eager were the warriors for the fight, that it was hard to hold them till the night was past....
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THE word "Jacobites" means "friends or followers of James."
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It was the Prince who began the insurrection; if he had not come, it never would have been made...
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Party after party was brought through the surf by the cheerful sailors...
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Banners were streaming and drums were rolling. Flags were waving from windows adorned with flowers...
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Story of The Abolitionists—that is, the people who believed in doing away with slavery.
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They are now on their way to the king's galleys to be punished.
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One morning as they were riding along a highway from a small village to a larger one, they saw a horseman coming...
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A stout country fellow was standing over him and beating him unmercifully with a horsewhip.
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One of the encounters of the classic Spanish gentleman, Don Quixote.
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On an old oak he found a withered branch some ten feet long and quite smooth and straight..
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An adventure of the classic Spanish gentleman Don Quixote and his ally Sancho Panza.
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AFTER staying a few days in Jerusalem, Alexander continued on his way to Egypt...wa
But the battle of progress had been won.
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THE greatest benefactor of the human race died more than half a million years ago...
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If Uncle had not said it, I should not believe it.
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A SILLY young Cricket, who did nothing but sing through the warm sunny months of summer and spring, was sadly surprised...
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THERE was once an Ant who was very thirsty...
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A story with the theme of justice, trust, fear, morality, embarrassment, happiness and struggle.
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"The wind just told me that one day it would pull me off and throw me to die on the ground!"
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But the Ape sat quietly where he was.
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Story of the Apes and the legend who rose from them-Tarzan..
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In those days, as soon as a new land was discovered, wonderful stories were told about it.
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AMONG the earliest of the French missionaries in Canada there were two - Charles Raymbault and Isaac Jogues.
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The Xaviers were a noble Spanish family whose castle was built near the city of Pamplona, in Navarre...
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ONE day as an Ass was walking in the pasture, he found some Grasshoppers chirping merrily in a grassy corner of the field...
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So, spurring his steed, he rode headlong into the midst of the Gallic warriors and was slain...
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THE first cruise of the United States navy in the War of 1812 was destined to be a disappointment to all concerned...
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If I go in to respectable jewellers they ask me to wait, and go and whisper to a clerk to fetch a policeman
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We had to pull the enemy up twice in the next two miles when he became a bit pressing, by exchanging shots with him
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During the American Civil War (1861-65), this was history's first duel between ironclad warships.
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These pilgrims are come from the City of Destruction, for the love that they bear to the King of this place....
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WISE people tell us that the land of Australia is perhaps the oldest in the world...
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The reader guesses beforehand whom the usher preceded in announcing the courier from Bretagne....
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“I do not understand you,” said he. It was now Montalais who was disconcerted in her turn.
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As to Montalais, as her sole reply, she drew the brevet from her pocket, and showed it to the old lady.
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Ah! yes, we are mistaken; there was left the paternal strong box.
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It was just at the moment when that young nobleman was employed in selling the last decent clothing he had left
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“What!” he exclaimed, “another maid of honor? Are all the maids of honor in France, then, under his protection?”
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The discussion was becoming full of bitterness. De Guiche perfectly understood the whole matter...
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They met there every day and exchanged confidences...
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It was in the sixteenth century that the Netherlands came to be oppressed beyond endurance....
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Story of the author, who was alone in the forest..
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Aladdin was an Arabian youth, who got hold of a magic lamp that changed his life..
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There's a time for work and a time for play...
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Story of a little boy and the apron string given by his mother.
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It is a delightful fairy tale about how luck is all relative.
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There once was a shepherd boy who was bored as he sat on the hillside watching the village sheep. ..
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The story of a small group of elderly animals, who were musicians..
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However, lacking both time and inclination, I did not wait to hear about the afflicted cow, but took my leave....
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The story of a few children in the playground, awaiting the coming of the king.
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There was once on a time a princess who was extremely proud...
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The three boys were very happy, gathering flowers, and twining them into garlands, with which they adorned the little Europa.
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Story of a poor shoemaker, who was helped by a group of elves.
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Many years ago, there was an Emperor, who was so excessively fond of new clothes, that he spent all his money in dress.
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Story of a farmer and his wife and their only neighbor - a bad and malicious badger.
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One day a poor fisherman catches a golden flounder, which claims to be an enchanted prince...
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The story of a little mouse, who was a princess..
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I was born in Geneva. My father was a magistrate. I had a little brother
called William and an adopted sister called Elizabe
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Any ambition that makes you forget the people you love and the simple
pleasures of ordinary life is bad.
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With trembling hands I gathered my instruments to give life to the dead thing that lay at my feet.
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I did not return to my studies. The thought of science filled me with anxiety and disgust.
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When Elizabeth saw the body, she cried, 'Oh,God! I have murdered my my lovely boy!'
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At eleven o'clock Justine's trial began. In the court I suffered torture.
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I felt as if my soul were in hell. I wanted to kill the monster I had created.
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Montanvert is very steep. The path winds slowly up the mountain.
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Out of his trance Jim seemed quickly to wake. He enfolded his Della.
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Della finished her cry and attended to her cheeks with the powder rag.
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I had my hair cut off and sold it because I couldn't have lived through Christmas without giving you a present.
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ONE day, the cook went into the kitchen to make some gingerbread....
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The story of 2 sisters and a handsome youth..
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The figure of the stranger then became exceedingly bright
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Story of a poor farm boy who sat on top of a hill and look at a far-away house that appeared to have golden windows..
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Story of a child and an angel who wanted a grand feast
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It seemed as if an enormous giant, or a Titan, had sculptured his own likeness on the precipice...
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Once there was a crocodile. He was really hungry...
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High above the city, on a tall column, stood the statue of the Happy Prince...
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There once was a speedy Hare who bragged about how fast he could run...
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Story of a clever monkey, who fooled two cats..
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There stood a large oak tree not far from the shore. The tree was 365 years old...
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Once when a lion, the king of the jungle, was asleep..
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She crept along trembling with cold and hunger--a very picture of sorrow, the poor little thing!
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Far out in the ocean the water is as blue as the petals of the loveliest cornflower, and as clear as the purest glass...
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There was a Little Old Woman who lived in a Shoe.
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Once there was a little pink Rosebud, and she lived down in a little dark house under the ground....
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A Little Red Hen lived in a barnyard. She spent almost all of her time walking....
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Greywhiskers twitched his tail with scorn; he was quite sure he knew how to take care of himself....
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The storks relate to their little ones a great many stories, and they are all about moors and reed banks....
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A miser sold all that he had and bought a lump of gold....
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Story about monkeys, who decide to go fasting
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His tones were so grave that a hush fell upon the group.
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If the tale about the monkey's paw is not more truthful than those he has been telling us
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Unconscious of his wife's shriek, the old man smiled faintly, put out his hands like a sightless man, and dropped
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The man sat in bed and flung the bedclothes from his quaking limbs."Good God, you are mad!"
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The beautiful, brilliant Butterflies of the Meadow had many cousins living in the forest, most of whom were Night Moths...
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She was about nineteen, slender and supple, with a spoiled alluring mouth and quick gray eyes full of a radiant curiosity.
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Digging her hands excitedly down into the pockets of her dress Ardita stared at him, speechless with astonishment
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The little mulatto, Babe, who seems to have Carlyle’s implicit confidence, took full command of the situation.
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You still putting your faith in those wirelesses your uncle was going to have zigzagging round
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Well, at any rate, we both fitted. If our corners were not rubbed off they were at least pulled in.
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Time, having no axe to grind, showered down upon them three days of afternoons...
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Long, long ago, when this old world was in its tender infancy, there was a child named Epimetheus....
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Story of the Phoenix Man, a living example of utter inspiration. He is a man of influence.
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The kingdom of Vijaygarh had a wise and kind King. People were happy. ..
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There, that is a true story.
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Story of 2 little pumpkin seeds who wanted to grow and had different aspirations..
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A group of boys who go on to do ice skating..
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Long, long ago, there lived in the province of Shinshin in Japan, a traveling monkey-man...
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Story of a mermaid, fisherman and his boy..
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It was dark and raining when they got out of the train. They travelled to the house by horse and carriage
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'Mr Craven closed it after his wife died. It was her garden. He locked the door, dug a hole and buried the key.'
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'Now they look as if they can breathe.' Then she whispered to herself, 'I am the first person who has spoken in ten years
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One day Mary saw a boy sitting under a tree. He seemed about twelve years old. He played on a pipe.
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If I go out, people stare at me, and I hate it.'
'If you don't like people to see you,' Mary said, 'shall I go away?'
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'Mother says that he has no reason to live if he's closed up in his room all the time,' said Martha.
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Colin looked at the trees and flowers. He listened to the sweet sound of the birds singing, and he felt the warm sun.
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'Now there will be no more secrets,' said Colin. 'I will never need my wheelchair again. I will walk with you, Father.'
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Every afternoon, as they were coming from school, the children used to go and play in the Giant's garden...
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One cold winter afternoon, two children asked leave of their mother to run out and play in the new-fallen snow.
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The story centers on the struggle between good and evil as taken on by a little boy and girl, Gerda and Kay.
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"We are very poor and we need many things." But she was very angry when she saw the baby.
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The Star-Child was very beautiful but very cruel, arrogant and selfish. He laughed at the other children in the village
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He ran into the forest calling, "Mother! Mother! I'm sorry, please come back."
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They sold the Star-Child to an old man for the price of a cup of sweet wine. This old man was a magician from Libya.
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But then she fell sick...
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The gentleman replies so fast to the lady, and she runs up the scale with such witty exchange of compliment now
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A Korean myth about a girl transforming into the sun
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A tale of 3 rabbits, who were warned to not go to a garden..
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The squirrels filled their little sacks with nuts, and sailed away home in the evening....
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Johnny Town-mouse was born in a cupboard. Timmy Willie was born in a garden...
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Once upon a time there were three billy goats, who were to go up to the hillside to make themselves fat...
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Once upon a time there lived a girl who was wooed and married by a man she never saw..
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Once upon a time, when folk were not so wise as they are nowadays, there lived a farmer and his wife who had one daughter...
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Once upon a time there were two sisters who were as like each other as two peas in a pod...
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Story of the ugly duckling, who was sad for being different from the rest of his clan..
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It is a beautiful summer day. The sun shines warmly on an old house near a river...
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A stuffed rabbit sewn from velveteen is given as a Christmas present to a small boy...
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Story of a fox who doubted his wife..
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There was once upon a time an old goat who had seven little kids, and loved them with all the love....
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The young King thought about all these things but most of all he thought about his coronation robe.
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A man speaks to him angrily and asks, "Why are you watching me? Are you my master's spy?"
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Please forget your dreams. Put on the robe and the crown. The people will not recognise a king without a crown
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Story of a woman who was a devotee of Lord Neptune
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When I arrived in London, my clothes were old and dirty. I had only one dollar in my pocket.
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It was a banknote worth five million dollars! I was speechless. I stared at the banknote.
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You are an intelligent and honest man. You are also poor and a stranger. In this envelope you will find some money.
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I had no money to pay for them. The ￡1,000,000 banknote in my pocket was useless!
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The impossible happened. I bought everything I wanted without money.
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There were fourteen people at the dinner party..
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At the end of the dinner party, I returned to the hotel with Hastings. He talked about his problems, but I didn't listen...
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Were Portia and I happy? There aren't enough words in the dictionary to describe our happiness.
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A long time ago and far, far away an old woman was sitting in her rocking chair thinking how happy she would be if....
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Story of a kind youth, who could not suppress his curiosity.
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There was once a velveteen rabbit, and in the beginning he was really splendid. He was fat and bunchy, as a rabbit should be.
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The Skin Horse had lived longer in the nursery than any of the others. He was so old that his brown coat was bald in patches
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Spring came, and they had long days in the garden, for wherever the Boy went the Rabbit went too. He had rides and picnics.
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Near the house where they lived there was a wood, and in the long June evenings the Boy liked to go there after tea to play.
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Weeks passed, and the little Rabbit grew very old and shabby, but the Boy loved him just as much.
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And then a strange thing happened. For where the tear had fallen a flower grew out of the ground, a mysterious flower
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He saw all the wild rabbits dancing around him he suddenly remembered about his hind legs. Fairy kissed him and changed him.
And if she seems like a woman who has ever worked for a living, or one that has been always well off
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The road from Anglebury to Holmstoke is in general level; but there is one place where a sharp ascent breaks its monotony.
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The artless disclosure startled her; she did not reason on the freaks of coincidence
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Something in her own individuality seemed to convict Rhoda of crime.
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She had a strange dislike to walking on the side of her companion where hung the afflicted arm
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Crime Fantasy Thriller
An investment banker Shashank Chaudhary who flies from New York to Odisha finds himself trapped in an 800 years old enigma.
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The secret behind the eternal chase between a cat and a mouse
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The story behind the signature hopping of the kangaroos
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The real story about how the crows got their color..
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Story of Napolean Bonaparte asking his commander for wishes..
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And once more the Æsir and the Vanir stood up and cheered for Thor, the strongest of all who guarded Asgard.
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