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The Monkey’s Paw Part 4

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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 Monkey’s Paw Part 3

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Unconscious of his wife's shriek, the old man smiled faintly, put out his hands like a sightless man...

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The Monkey’s Paw Part 2

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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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The Monkey’s Paw Part 1

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His tones were so grave that a hush fell upon the group.

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The Gift Of The Magi - Part 3

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Out of his trance Jim seemed quickly to wake. He enfolded his Della.

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The Gift Of The Magi Part 2

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I had my hair cut off and sold it because I couldn't have lived through Christmas without giving you...

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The Gift Of The Magi Part 1

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Della finished her cry and attended to her cheeks with the powder rag.

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A Garland For Girls Part 5

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You couldn't have devoted yourself to a better charity, or done it more sweetly, my darling. God ble...

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A Garland For Girls Part 4

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Ida paused to shake her head remorsefully, then went on with her story

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A Garland For Girls Part 3

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That just finished me, for I am romantic, and do enjoy love stories with all my heart, even if the l...

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A Garland For Girls Part 2

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So the winter passed, and slowly something new and pleasant seemed to come into the lives of these y...

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A Garland For Girls

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They won't learn much, but steal, and break, and mess, and be a dreadful trial, and I shall get laug...

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THE DIAMOND MAKER

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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 po...

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Aepyornis Island

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The man with the scarred face leant over the table and looked at my bundle.

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THE FLYING MAN

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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...

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A Family Elopement

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Your wife does not notice our being together?” asked Miss Hawkins. “I think not.”

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Kew Gardens

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“Fifteen years ago I came here with Lily,” he thought.

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The String Quartet

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The gentleman replies so fast to the lady, and she runs up the scale with such witty exchange of com...

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Monday Or Tuesday

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Lazy and indifferent, shaking space easily from his wings, knowing his way, the heron passes over th...

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An Unwritten Novel

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Yes, yes, I’m coming. Right up to the top of the house.

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The Offshore Pirate Part 6

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Time, having no axe to grind, showered down upon them three days of afternoons...

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The Offshore Pirate Part 5

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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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The Offshore Pirate Part 4

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You still putting your faith in those wirelesses your uncle was going to have zigzagging round

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The Offshore Pirate Part 3

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The little mulatto, Babe, who seems to have Carlyle’s implicit confidence, took full command of the ...

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The Offshore Pirate Part 2

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Digging her hands excitedly down into the pockets of her dress Ardita stared at him, speechless with...

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The Offshore Pirate Part 1

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She was about nineteen, slender and supple, with a spoiled alluring mouth and quick gray eyes full o...

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Wessex Tales Part 5

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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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Wessex Tales Part 4

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Something in her own individuality seemed to convict Rhoda of crime.

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Wessex Tales Part 3

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The artless disclosure startled her; she did not reason on the freaks of coincidence

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Wessex Tales Part 2

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The road from Anglebury to Holmstoke is in general level; but there is one place where a sharp ascen...

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Wessex Tales Part 1

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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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Ten Years Later Part 7

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The discussion was becoming full of bitterness. De Guiche perfectly understood the whole matter...

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Ten Years Later Part 6

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“What!” he exclaimed, “another maid of honor? Are all the maids of honor in France, then, under his ...

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Ten Years Later Part 5

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It was just at the moment when that young nobleman was employed in selling the last decent clothing ...

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Ten Years Later Part 4

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Ah! yes, we are mistaken; there was left the paternal strong box.

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Ten Years Later Part 3

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As to Montalais, as her sole reply, she drew the brevet from her pocket, and showed it to the old la...

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Ten Years Later Part 2

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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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Ten Years Later Part 1

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The reader guesses beforehand whom the usher preceded in announcing the courier from Bretagne....

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The Frankenstein Part 8

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Montanvert is very steep. The path winds slowly up the mountain.

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The Frankenstein Part 7

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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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The Frankenstein Part 6

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At eleven o'clock Justine's trial began. In the court I suffered torture.

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The Frankenstein Part 5

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When Elizabeth saw the body, she cried, 'Oh,God! I have murdered my my lovely boy!'

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The Frankenstein Part 4

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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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The Frankenstein Part 3

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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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The Frankenstein Part 2

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Any ambition that makes you forget the people you love and the simple pleasures of ordinary life is...

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The Frankenstein Part 1

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I was born in Geneva. My father was a magistrate. I had a little brother called William and an adop...

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Romeo And Juliet : Part 6

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So Romeo went to the apothecary and gave him some gold. 'Here is the poison. It is enough to kill tw...

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Romeo And Juliet : Part 5

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Early next morning, Lady Capulet visited Juliet in her bedroom. 'Daughter, are you awake?'

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Romeo And Juliet: Part 4

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Story of Romeo and Juliet

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Romeo And Juliet : Part 3

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Romeo went to see Friar Laurence, his friend and teacher. The sun was rising and it was a beautiful ...

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Romeo And Juliet: Part 2

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Romeo went to the party with Benvolio and his friend, Mercutio. They were all wearing masks

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Romeo And Juliet : Part 1

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He wanted his daughter, Juliet, to meet Paris, a lord from Verona, the friend of the Prince. He hope...

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Pride and Prejudice - Part 11

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One morning, about a week later, the family were sitting in the dining room, when a carriage came u...

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Pride And Prejudice- Part 10

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I have just received your fetter and must say that I was surprised at it.

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Pride and Prejudice- Part 9

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Elizabeth had been sorry not to find a letter from Jane on their arrival at Lambton. On the third d...

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Pride And Prejudice- Part 8

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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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Pride and Prejudice- Part 7

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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 ...

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Pride And Prejudice- Part 6

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The Gardiners stayed a week at Longbourn. Every day they dined with the Philipses, the Lucases or t...

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Pride And Prejudice - Part 5

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Elizabeth sat down to listen and tried not to show her feelings which were divided between amusemen...

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Pride And Prejudice- Part 4

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Unfortunately , when they sat down to dinner, Elizabeth was placed near her mother and Mr Darcy.

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Pride And Prejudice- Part 3

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Soon afterwards Mrs Bennet asked for her carriage, thanking Mr Bingley again for his kindness

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Pride And Prejudice - Part 2

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The ladies of Longbourn and Netherfield soon visited each other. Mrs Hurst and Miss Bingley liked J...

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Pride And Prejudice- Part 1

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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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Robinson Crusoe: Part 6

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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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Robinson Crusoe: Part 5

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Friday learned to speak quickly. He was very pleased when he understood me or could make me underst...

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Robinson Crusoe: Part 4

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I had now been living on the island for fifteen years. During all that time I had never seen anothe...

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Robinson Crusoe: Part 3

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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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Robinson Crusoe: Part 2

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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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Robinson Crusoe: Part 1

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Story of Robinson Crusoe

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Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde: Part8

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I went back to the laboratory. Now a terrible time began for me. Hyde was strong now, and he often c...

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Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde: Part7

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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...

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Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde: Part6

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When Mr Utterson arrived home, he went to his safe. He took out Dr Lanyon's letter.

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Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde: Part5

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Mr Utterson was at home one evening, when Dr Jekyll's servant came to the house.

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Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde: Part4

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When they came to the old house Mr Enfield said, 'That story is finished. No one will ever see Mr Hy...

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Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde: Part3

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One year passed. Then a terrible murder happened in London.

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Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde: Part2

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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 w...

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Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde: Part1

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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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Gulliver's Travel - Part 10

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Many of the crew of the Adventure became ill on the journey

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Gulliver's Travel - Part 9

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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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Gulliver's Travel - Part 8

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Unfortunately this little ship was attacked by pirates. They came on board, and they stole everythin...

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Gulliver's Travel - Part 7

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We performed our special show for the Queen, and the Queen loved it.

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Gulliver's Travel - Part 6

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'You could make a lot of money,' he told the farmer. 'Everybody in the village has seen the little m...

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Gulliver's Travel - Part 5

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I was very happy to be back in England, after my adventures in Lilliput and Blefuscu.

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Gulliver's Travel - Part 4

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They punish bad behaviour, as we do in England. But they also reward good behaviour, which we never ...

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Gulliver's Travel - Part 3

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When the people of Lilliput saw the Blefuscu navy, they thought the invasion had started.

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Gulliver's Travel - Part 2

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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 h...

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Gulliver's Travel - Part 1

A Voyage to Lilliput, land of dwarfs

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Sherlock Holmes - Part 6

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After three years of marriage, she feels safe again, but her first husband, or some unscrupulous wom...

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Sherlock Homes - Part 5

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A case for Sherlock Holmes

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Sherlock Holmes - Part 4

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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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Sherlock Holmes - Part 3

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A case for Sherlock Holmes

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Sherlock Holmes - Part 2

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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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Sherlock Holmes - Part 1

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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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Jane Eyre - Part9

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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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Jane Eyre - Part8

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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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Jane Eyre - Part7

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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...

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Jane Eyre - Part6

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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 kil...

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Jane Eyre - Part5

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It was summer, and the fields around Thornfield were very green and full of flowers. For me, it was ...

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Jane Eyre - Part4

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'One of the servants had a nightmare that is all. She's a very nervous person.

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Jane Eyre - Part3

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There was a sound of footsteps walking away, and going up the steps to the attic. I could not sleep ...

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Jane Eyre - Part2

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There was a terrible smell of burnt food. All of the girls were hungry, but the food was too badly b...

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Jane Eyre-Part1

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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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The £1,000,000 Bank Note-Part8

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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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The £1,000,000 Bank Note-Part7

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At the end of the dinner party, I returned to the hotel with Hastings. He talked about his problems,...

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The £1,000,000 Bank Note-Part6

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There were fourteen people at the dinner party..

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The £1,000,000 Bank Note-Part5

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The impossible happened. I bought everything I wanted without money.

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The £1,000,000 Bank Note-Part4

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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 £1,000,000 Bank Note-Part3

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You are an intelligent and honest man. You are also poor and a stranger. In this envelope you will f...

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The £1,000,000 Bank Note-Part2

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It was a banknote worth five million dollars! I was speechless. I stared at the banknote.

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The £1,000,000 Bank Note-Part1

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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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The Secret Garden - Part8

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'Now there will be no more secrets,' said Colin. 'I will never need my wheelchair again. I will walk...

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The Secret Garden - Part7

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Colin looked at the trees and flowers. He listened to the sweet sound of the birds singing, and he f...

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The Secret Garden - Part6

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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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The Secret Garden - Part5

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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, '...

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The Secret Garden - Part4

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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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The Secret Garden - Part3

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'Now they look as if they can breathe.' Then she whispered to herself, 'I am the first person who ha...

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The Secret Garden - Part2

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'Mr Craven closed it after his wife died. It was her garden. He locked the door, dug a hole and buri...

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The Secret Garden - Part1

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It was dark and raining when they got out of the train. They travelled to the house by horse and car...

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Hamlet,Prince Of Denmark:Part6

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'Then before I die, I shall have my revenge. This for my father's murder!' 'Treason! Treason!'

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Hamlet,Prince Of Denmark:Part5

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He is very angry. 'Claudius, you have killed my father. I shall persuade the people to rebel against...

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Hamlet,Prince Of Denmark:Part4

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'I shall send secret letters to the King of England. I shall tell the English to execute Hamlet as s...

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Hamlet,Prince Of Denmark:Part3

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'I shall always love you.' 'But if I die, you will marry again.' 'No, never!'

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Hamlet,Prince Of Denmark:Part2

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The King does not believe that love is the reason for Hamlet's madness. He is very suspicious. Perha...

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Hamlet,Prince Of Denmark:Part1

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'I am your father's spirit. If you ever loved me, revenge my murder!' 'Murder???'

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The Star Child : Part 4

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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 magi...

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The Star Child : Part 3

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He ran into the forest calling, "Mother! Mother! I'm sorry, please come back."

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The Star Child : Part 2

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The Star-Child was very beautiful but very cruel, arrogant and selfish. He laughed at the other chil...

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The Star Child : Part 1

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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 Young King : Part 3

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Please forget your dreams. Put on the robe and the crown. The people will not recognise a king witho...

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The Young King : Part 2

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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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The Young King : Part 1

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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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Wheels Of Wish

Crime Fantasy Thriller

An investment banker Shashank Chaudhary who flies from New York to Odisha finds himself trapped in a...

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The Phoenix Man

Inspirational

Story of the Phoenix Man, a living example of utter inspiration. He is a man of influence.

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Alice Adventures Wonderland#12

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`Wake up, Alice dear!’ said her sister; `Why, what a long sleep you’ve had!’...

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Alice Adventures Wonderland#11

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The story is about Adventures of Alice in Wonderland

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Alice Adventures Wonderland#10

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The Mock Turtle sighed deeply, and drew the back of one flapper across his eyes...

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Alice Adventures Wonderland#9

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She had quite forgotten the Duchess by this time, and was a little startled when she heard her voice...

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Alice Adventures Wonderland#8

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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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Alice Adventures Wonderland#7

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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...

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Alice Adventures Wonderland#6

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The Cat only grinned when it saw Alice. It looked good- natured, she thought...

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Alice Adventures Wonderland#5

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The Caterpillar and Alice looked at each other for some time in silence...

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Alice Adventures Wonderland#4

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It was the White Rabbit, trotting slowly back again, and looking anxiously about as it went, as if i...

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Alice Adventures Wonderland#3

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They were indeed a queer-looking party that assembled on the bank–the birds with draggled feathers, ...

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Alice Adventures Wonderland#2

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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 ...

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Alice Adventures Wonderland#1

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Alice was beginning to get very tired of sitting by her sister on the bank, and of having nothing to...

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Velveteen Rabbit #7

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He saw all the wild rabbits dancing around him he suddenly remembered about his hind legs. Fairy kis...

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Velveteen Rabbit #6

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And then a strange thing happened. For where the tear had fallen a flower grew out of the ground, a ...

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Velveteen Rabbit #5

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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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Velveteen Rabbit #4

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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 ...

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Velveteen Rabbit #3

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Spring came, and they had long days in the garden, for wherever the Boy went the Rabbit went too. He...

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Velveteen Rabbit #2

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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 ...

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Velveteen Rabbit #1

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There was once a velveteen rabbit, and in the beginning he was really splendid. He was fat and bunch...

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Little Red Riding Hood #7

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The story is about Little Red Riding Hood

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Little Red Riding Hood #6

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The story is about Little Red Riding Hood

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Little Red Riding Hood #5

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The story is about Little Red Riding Hood

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Little Red Riding Hood #4

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The story is about Little Red Riding Hood

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Little Red Riding Hood #3

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The story is about little red riding hood

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Little Red Riding Hood #2

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The story is about little red riding hood

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Little Red Riding Hood #1

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The story is about little red riding hood.

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Jack and the Beanstalk #7

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Each day the little brown hen laid three golden eggs, and Jack knew that he and his mother would nev...

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Jack and the Beanstalk #6

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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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Jack and the Beanstalk #5

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He quickly and stealthily made his way back out of the castle to the beanstalk, and climbed down to ...

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Jack and the Beanstalk #4

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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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Jack and the Beanstalk #3

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He climbed up and up, till after a time the cottage looked a mere speck below.

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Jack and the Beanstalk #2

Children

“The strange man was truthful after all – they really were magic beans!”

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Jack and the Beanstalk #1

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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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Goldilocks and Three Bears #7

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Seeing the Three Bears standing over her, Goldilocks imagined herself to be in great danger...

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Goldilocks and Three Bears #6

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Then the Three Bears thought it necessary that they should make farther search; so they went upstair...

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Goldilocks and Three Bears #5

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By this time the Three Bears thought their porridge would be cool enough to eat; so they came home t...

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Goldilocks and Three Bears #4

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First Goldilocks climbed up into the great big bed. “This bed is too high!” she exclaimed, and she c...

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Goldilocks and Three Bears #3

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Then Goldilocks sat down in the great big chair, and found it uncomfortable. “This chair is too hard...

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Goldilocks and Three Bears #2

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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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Goldilocks and Three Bears #1

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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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The Miser

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A miser sold all that he had and bought a lump of gold....

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The Apron String

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Story of a little boy and the apron string given by his mother.

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Sleeping Beauty

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It all happened as the fairies had predicted

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The Little Pink Rose

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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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The Judge Monkey

Children

Story of a clever monkey, who fooled two cats..

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A City Rat And A Village Rat

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Once there were two rats who were good friends...

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The Ugly Duckling

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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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The Boy Who Cried Wolf

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There once was a shepherd boy who was bored as he sat on the hillside watching the village sheep. ..

2    9.1K 191

The Greed Crocodile

Children

Once there was a crocodile. He was really hungry...

1    8.8K 204

An Honest Woodcutter

Children

Once there lived a poor woodcutter. He used to cut trees in the woods..

1    9.0K 141

The Hare and the Tortoise

Children

There once was a speedy Hare who bragged about how fast he could run...

2    9.0K 128

The Lion and the Mouse

Children

Once when a lion, the king of the jungle, was asleep..

1    9.1K 121

The Prince and The Snake

Children

The kingdom of Vijaygarh had a wise and kind King. People were happy. ..

2    9.4K 198

Friends Forever

Children

In Africa they have a saying: ‘Don’t dig too deep a pit for your enemy, you may fall into it yoursel...

2    95 5

THE ASS AND THE GRASSHOPPERS

Children

ONE day as an Ass was walking in the pasture, he found some Grasshoppers chirping merrily in a grass...

1    9.0K 126

AS YOU LIKE IT

Classics

Duke Senior, banished and usurped by his brother, Duke Frederick, now lives in the Forest of Arden, ...

28    263 11

THE APOSTLE OF THE JAPANESE

Children

The Xaviers were a noble Spanish family whose castle was built near the city of Pamplona, in Navarre...

33    345 16

THE APOSTLE OF THE INDIANS

Classics

AMONG the earliest of the French missionaries in Canada there were two - Charles Raymbault and Isaac...

6    154 7

THE APOSTLE OF NEW ZEALAND

Children

In those days, as soon as a new land was discovered, wonderful stories were told about it.

10    98 4

THE APES

Others

Story of the Apes and the legend who rose from them-Tarzan..

12    128 6

THE APE AND THE BOAR

Children

But the Ape sat quietly where he was.

3    134 7

THE ANXIOUS LEAF

Children

"The wind just told me that one day it would pull me off and throw me to die on the ground!"

2    8.9K 151

THE ANT AND THE GRASSHOPPER

Children

A story with the theme of justice, trust, fear, morality, embarrassment, happiness and struggle.

1    9.2K 139

THE ANT AND THE DOVE

Children

THERE was once an Ant who was very thirsty...

1    119 5

THE ANT AND THE CRICKET

Children

A SILLY young Cricket, who did nothing but sing through the warm sunny months of summer and spring, ...

2    9.0K 160

ANSWER TO A MOTHER'S PRAYER

Classics

A non-Israeli gentile woman asked Jesus for help..

6    8.9K 204

ANOTHER WOLF STORY

Children

One carried a gun, one had a pitchfork, and the third had an ax.

4    175 8

ANOTHER THANKSGIVING DAY

Children

It was not allowed that those who had money should buy plentifully of this cargo

3    9.0K 183

ANOTHER GORILLA STORY.

Classics

Story of how the gorilla caught by the author couldn't survive.

4    8.6K 195

ANOTHER CRUEL EMPEROR

Children

Of course so cruel and bad a man as Commodus had many enemies, and could not expect to live long.

4    9.3K 224

ANOTHER BIRD STORY

Children

A GREAT battle had begun. Cannon were booming, some far away, some near at hand....

2    191 9

ANCIENT SHIPS

Classics

A story about how ships of ancient times were different from modern ones..

4    9.0K 143

AMONG THE STARS

Classics

A Greek mythological story involving the misconception about stars..

5    222 11

AMONG THE PIRATES

Classics

A voyage involving the threat of pirates..

24    9.2K 165

AMONG THE ICEBERGS

Classics

"And now there came both mist and snow, And it grew wondrous cold."

5    8.8K 181

AMONG THE HILLS

Others

Story of an adventure amidst the hills, with bandits..

8    110 5

ALI BABA AND THE FORTY THIEVES

Children

IN a town in Persia there dwelt two brothers, one named Cassim, the other Ali Baba.

17    8.9K 121

Aladdin And The Wonderful Lamp

Children

Story of a poor young guy Aladdin and the magic lamp

24    9.1K 178

THE AGE OF TREES

Children

If Uncle had not said it, I should not believe it.

6    9.6K 243

THE AGE OF THE ENGINE

Children

THE greatest benefactor of the human race died more than half a million years ago...

14    9.1K 168

THE AGE OF SCIENCE

Children

But the battle of progress had been won.

8    115 5

THE AFRICAN DESERT

Classics

AFTER staying a few days in Jerusalem, Alexander continued on his way to Egypt...wa

3    272 11

ADVENTURE WITH THE WINDMILL

Children

Very early the next morning, the knight and his squire set out on their travels.

4    9.5K 236

THE ADVENTURE WITH THE SHEEP

Classics

An adventure of the classic Spanish gentleman Don Quixote and his ally Sancho Panza.

6    9.0K 210

THE ADVENTURE WITH PRISONERS

Children

They are now on their way to the king's galleys to be punished.

8    157 8

THE ADVENTURE WITH THE MONKS

Children

On an old oak he found a withered branch some ten feet long and quite smooth and straight..

8    9.2K 153

THE ADVENTURE WITH THE LIONS

Classics

One of the encounters of the classic Spanish gentleman, Don Quixote.

8    8.8K 171

THE ADVENTURE WITH THE FARMER

A stout country fellow was standing over him and beating him unmercifully with a horsewhip.

7    9.3K 190

THE ADVENTURE WITH THE BARBER

Children

One morning as they were riding along a highway from a small village to a larger one, they saw a hor...

5    8.7K 144

ADVENTURES OF SHIP PRESIDENT

Classics

Story of the "President," a Yankee frigate under Commodore Rogers...

4    9.1K 121

ACROSS THE BLUE WATERS

Children

We must see now what use Greece made of her liberty..

3    9.0K 182

ACCESSSION OF RICHARD - THRONE

Children

RICHARD was called to the throne when he was about thirty-two years of age by the sudden and unexpec...

13    8.9K 170

ABOUT THE FIRST THEATERS

Children

IN the beginnings of our literature there were two men who, we might say, were the fountain-heads.

14    9.0K 254

ABOUT ANGELS

Children

The child lay in the dusty road and sobbed, till his mother came along and picked him up, and wiped ...

4    9.2K 245

THE ABOLITIONISTS

Classics

Story of The Abolitionists—that is, the people who believed in doing away with slavery.

4    9.0K 185

THE ABDICATION OF CHARLES V

Children

Banners were streaming and drums were rolling. Flags were waving from windows adorned with flowers.....

7    8.6K 125

ABANDONING JAMESTOWN

Children

It seemed to me as if we were running contrary to that which my master would have commanded..

1    9.3K 183

THE MONITOR AND THE MERRIMAC

Classics

During the American Civil War (1861-65), this was history's first duel between ironclad warships.

25    9.0K 173

MAY–THE FIRST OFFENSIVE.

Children

Let the reader imagine himself to be facing three miles of any very rough broken sloping ground know...

32    195 9

JUNE—DIGGING IN

Others

A story of the attack of the allied troops on June..

33    9.1K 215

DECEMBER—WITHDRAWL

Children

That, in a way, was the end of the campaign, for no other attempt to win through was made...

30    8.2K 182

THE CONSTITUTION AND GUERRIERE

Children

THE first cruise of the United States navy in the War of 1812 was destined to be a disappointment to...

20    9.4K 245

AUGUST—THE FINAL ASSAULT

Children

Roland put the horn to his mouth, gripped it hard and with great heart blew it...

50    9.4K 206

APRIL—THE LANDING

Children

The few men left on the shore would have had to fight there with neither supplies nor supports...

32    136 5

THE 1820 SETTLERS

Children

Party after party was brought through the surf by the cheerful sailors...

12    8.7K 124

THERE'S NOTHING NEW UNDER SUN

Children

WISE people tell us that the land of Australia is perhaps the oldest in the world...

7    199 10

THE PILGRIM'S PROGRESS

Children

These pilgrims are come from the City of Destruction, for the love that they bear to the King of thi...

5    9.1K 238

THE "CRIMSON EYEBROWS"

Children

Five years passed away, and the emperor reached the age of sixteen. He might grow troublesome in a y...

6    9.4K 177

THE '45

Children

It was the Prince who began the insurrection; if he had not come, it never would have been made...

14    9.3K 139

THE '15

Children

THE word "Jacobites" means "friends or followers of James."

9    9.5K 242

ÆGIR'S FEAST: HOW THOR TRIUMPH

Children

And once more the Æsir and the Vanir stood up and cheered for Thor, the strongest of all who guarded...

14    8.5K 164

"THE STARVING TIME"

Children

WE came to know what starvation meant during that winter, and were I to set down here all of the suf...

2    154 8

THE "RISING-OUT" OF ULSTER

Children

So eager were the warriors for the fight, that it was hard to hold them till the night was past....

10    240 9

THE "OLD FRENCH WAR" (1755-176

Children

THE treaties of Utrecht and of Aix-la-Chapelle had left the boundaries of the English and French pos...

30    106 4

The "Leopard Of The Air"

Children

Story of the author, who was alone in the forest..

10    111 4

THE "GABELLE" OR SALT TAX

Children

The people being warned that the king was coming determined to submit, and assembled in the Town Hal...

4    289 15

THE "BROWN MEN" OR SAVAGES

Children

Their heads were bare, with the hair shaven from off a goodly portion, leaving a long tuft directly ...

3    8.7K 129

The "Beggars" Of Holland

Others

It was in the sixteenth century that the Netherlands came to be oppressed beyond endurance....

15    88 4

THE BATTLE OF SENTINUM

Children

So, spurring his steed, he rode headlong into the midst of the Gallic warriors and was slain...

4    8.7K 102

The Three Feathers

Children

Once upon a time there lived a girl who was wooed and married by a man she never saw..

13    9.3K 132

Lazy Jack

Children

Lazy Jack Jack was a simpleton who lived with his mother. One day, his mother told him to go out ...

4    9.5K 222

The Tale Of Squirrel Nutkin

Children

The squirrels filled their little sacks with nuts, and sailed away home in the evening....

6    140 5

The Three Sillies

Children

Once upon a time, when folk were not so wise as they are nowadays, there lived a farmer and his wife...

8    8.7K 146

The Golden Ball

Romance

The story of 2 sisters and a handsome youth..

5    243 12

Goody Two Shoes

Children

But Heaven had heard their dying mother's prayers, and had watched over and protected them...

9    9.4K 117

The Bogey-Beast

Children

It is a delightful fairy tale about how luck is all relative.

5    206 10

Puss in Boots

Children

When the miller dies his property is divided. The eldest son gets a mill, the 2nd son a donkey, and ...

9    175 8

Criss-Crossed Skis

Children

A fun story about skiing across the country...

26    150 5

The Snow Image

Children

One cold winter afternoon, two children asked leave of their mother to run out and play in the new-f...

28    8.7K 155

The Rover Boys: Fun on the Ice

Children

A group of boys who go on to do ice skating..

11    226 10

The Snow Queen

Children

The story centers on the struggle between good and evil as taken on by a little boy and girl, Gerda ...

54    9.0K 82

Little Benjamin

Children

Story of little Benjamin and his family..

17    175 9

The Elves and The Shoemaker

Children

Story of a poor shoemaker, who was helped by a group of elves.

6    8.7K 131

Thankful

Children

They met there every day and exchanged confidences...

15    8.6K 170

Huckleberry

Children

Story of Old Riddler and his son Huckleberry.

12    91 4

Father Frost

Children

Story of father frost, who saves a young girl, who was left to die in the snow..

5    8.6K 172

The Story Of Little Boy Blue

Children

But then she fell sick...

13    264 7

Cousin Tribulation's Story

Children

As a subject appropriate to the season, I want to tell you about a New Year's breakfast which I had ...

4    200 9

The Sea-Maiden

Children

Story of a mermaid, fisherman and his boy..

15    190 8

The Marsh King's Daughter

Children

The storks relate to their little ones a great many stories, and they are all about moors and reed b...

69    9.2K 227

The Great Feast

Children

Story of a child and an angel who wanted a grand feast

3    153 10

The Coming of the King

Children

The story of a few children in the playground, awaiting the coming of the king.

3    224 11

The Dragon's Teeth

Children

The three boys were very happy, gathering flowers, and twining them into garlands, with which they a...

48    9.5K 235

The Golden Windows

Children

Story of a poor farm boy who sat on top of a hill and look at a far-away house that appeared to have...

5    96 6

The Great Stone Face

Children

It seemed as if an enormous giant, or a Titan, had sculptured his own likeness on the precipice...

35    70 4

How Theseus Slays the Minotaur

Children

In the old city of Trœzene, at the foot of a lofty mountain, there lived, a very long time ago, a li...

46    259 12

Pegasus, The Winged Horse

Children

Pegasus was a beautiful winged horse who sprang from the body of Medusa when she was slain by the he...

36    203 9

The Golden Touch

Children

The figure of the stranger then became exceedingly bright

27    198 9

How They Ran Away

Children

Two little boys sat on the fence whittling arrows one fine day. Said one little boy to the other lit...

24    9.2K 161

The Little Match Girl

Children

She crept along trembling with cold and hunger--a very picture of sorrow, the poor little thing!

5    9.4K 211

Soup on a Sausage-Peg

Children

And that's the best in great things and in small, so also with regard to soup on a sausage-peg...

25    9.2K 179

The Last Dream of Old Oak

Children

There stood a large oak tree not far from the shore. The tree was 365 years old...

10    234 11

The Pumpkin-Glory

Children

Story of 2 little pumpkin seeds who wanted to grow and had different aspirations..

23    8.5K 106

A Little Tiny Thing

Children

There he was, running round and round and round the dark prison...

6    109 5

A Tale for Halloween

Children

Babette and Antone were the children of a very poor woodcutter....

21    237 12

Mother Bear's Call

Children

Maria, from an upper window, spied the children coming, tugging the basket along....

6    148 6

The Farmer And The Badger

Children

Story of a farmer and his wife and their only neighbor - a bad and malicious badger.

11    136 6

The Happy Prince

Children

High above the city, on a tall column, stood the statue of the Happy Prince...

16    143 6

The Selfish Giant

Children

Every afternoon, as they were coming from school, the children used to go and play in the Giant's ga...

8    168 8

The Forest Bride

Children

The story of a little mouse, who was a princess..

13    8.6K 144

Briar-Rose

Children

The German fairy tale of Briar Rose (Sleeping Beauty) which is told by an elderly woman, to her thre...

6    115 7

The Fisherman And His Wife

Children

One day a poor fisherman catches a golden flounder, which claims to be an enchanted prince...

14    78 3

Henny-Penny:The Sky is Falling

Children

Story of a chicken, who believes that the world is coming to an end..

4    198 10

The Adventures Of Aladdin

Children

Aladdin was an Arabian youth, who got hold of a magic lamp that changed his life..

8    62 3

Androclus And The Lion

Children Classics

Seeing a lion in pain, Androclus removes a huge thorn from the beast's paw, creating a friend for li...

3    193 9

Bruce And The Spider

Inspirational

A legendary story where the king learnt from a spider, the value of perseverance.

2    173 7

East Of Sun And West Of Moon

Children

Once on a time there was a poor husbandman who had so many children that he hadn’t much of either fo...

19    224 10

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves

Children

There once lived in a town of Persia two brothers, one named Cassim and the other Ali Baba...

40    242 13

The Night Moth,Crooked Feeler

Children

The beautiful, brilliant Butterflies of the Meadow had many cousins living in the forest, most of wh...

7    198 10

How Jack Went Out to Seek His

Children

Once on a time there was a boy named Jack, and one morning he started to go and seek his fortune...

4    270 13

The Cunning Little Tailor

Children

There was once on a time a princess who was extremely proud...

6    293 12

The Two Sisters

Children

Once upon a time there were two sisters who were as like each other as two peas in a pod...

8    55 2

The Gingerbread Man

Children

ONE day, the cook went into the kitchen to make some gingerbread....

9    370 14

The Little Thief In The Pantry

Children

Greywhiskers twitched his tail with scorn; he was quite sure he knew how to take care of himself....

3    207 7

The Three Billy-Goats Gruff

Children

Once upon a time there were three billy goats, who were to go up to the hillside to make themselves ...

2    238 10

The Wolf and the Seven Little

Children

There was once upon a time an old goat who had seven little kids, and loved them with all the love.....

5    241 11

Little Bo-Peep

Children

Little Bo-Peep was a very nice little girl. Her cheeks had a bloom on them like a lovely peach....

5    206 9

The Little Red Hen

Children

A Little Red Hen lived in a barnyard. She spent almost all of her time walking....

6    184 11

Little-Girl-Afraid-of-a-Dog

Children

In the sky was faintly visible a filmy arc of new moon. A great star was slowly gathering light near...

33    265 11

The Ant And The Grasshopper

Children

There's a time for work and a time for play...

1    156 8

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Children

Once upon a time there were three Bears, who lived together in a house of their own, in a wood...

6    237 9

The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse

Children

Johnny Town-mouse was born in a cupboard. Timmy Willie was born in a garden...

6    248 10

The Sagacious Monkey and Boar

Children

Long, long ago, there lived in the province of Shinshin in Japan, a traveling monkey-man...

5    272 13

The Celebrated Jumping Frog

Children

However, lacking both time and inclination, I did not wait to hear about the afflicted cow, but took...

12    175 9

The Paradise of Children

Children

Long, long ago, when this old world was in its tender infancy, there was a child named Epimetheus......

10    211 9

The Little Mermaid

Children

Far out in the ocean the water is as blue as the petals of the loveliest cornflower, and as clear as...

41    223 10

Old Mother Goose and Son Jack

Children

Story of a poor boy Jack, and his magical goose.

5    151 7

The Little Old Woman Who Lived

Children

There was a Little Old Woman who lived in a Shoe.

5    282 12

Rapunzel

Children

Story of the beautiful Rapunzel, who was captivated in a high castle..

7    138 6

The Princess And The Pea

Children

There, that is a true story.

2    302 15

The Emperor's New Clothes

Children

Many years ago, there was an Emperor, who was so excessively fond of new clothes, that he spent all ...

9    196 10

St. George And The Dragon

Children

Story of a saint taming and slaying a dragon that demanded human sacrifices..

9    165 7

The Velveteen Rabbit

Children

A stuffed rabbit sewn from velveteen is given as a Christmas present to a small boy...

18    88 2

How The Moon Became Beautiful

Children

The Moon is very beautiful with his round, bright face which shines with soft and gentle light on al...

4    209 9

The Bremen Town Musicians

Children

The story of a small group of elderly animals, who were musicians..

6    155 8

Thumbelina

Children

A long time ago and far, far away an old woman was sitting in her rocking chair thinking how happy s...

3    168 8

The Ugly Duckling

Children

Story of the ugly duckling, who was sad for being different from the rest of his clan..

17    118 5

Cinderella

Children

Story of poor Cinderella, whose life is changed by magic..

11    184 8

Rikki-Tikki-Tavi

Children

Story of Rikki-tikki, who becomes the house pet of an English family who live in colonial India..

27    131 6

The Tale Of Peter Rabbit

Children

A tale of 3 rabbits, who were warned to not go to a garden..

5    191 9

Jack And The Beanstalk

Children

Story of Jack, who climbed a beanstalk to reach a different land..

3    218 11

Little Red Riding Hood

Children

The story of a little girl, who encounters a wolf, in the jungle..

7    139 6

Immune to Flattery (Myanmar)

Children

A raja was told that a man who had made a career of flattery was coming to the palace.

1    262 11

Not True (Japan)

Children

The tale of Mr Kitchom, who never believed a single story he heard

2    115 6

Passport (Russia)

Children

Once upon a time there was a dim-witted wolf who saw a horse grazing in a field and decided to eat h...

1    306 14

Why Do Kangaroos Hop?

Children

The story behind the signature hopping of the kangaroos

2    164 8

Family Misfortunes (Bhutan)

Children

Once upon a time there lived a Dough and his wife Butter, son Ant and daughter Cotton...

2    162 8

Making Haste Slowly

Children

Story of a trader, who learnt his lesson after ignoring a boy's words of wisdom

1    95 5

Disputed waters (Persia)

Children

An age old story of wit about a dispute over water.

1    221 9

Totally Useful Youth(Malaysia)

Children

Story of a kind youth, who could not suppress his curiosity.

1    200 13

Advice (Italy)

Children

Beware of advice from those who have their own interests at heart.

1    285 13

Wish List (France)

Children

Story of Napolean Bonaparte asking his commander for wishes..

1    251 11

Learning From The Enemy(Japan)

Children

A folk lore about how a samurai inspired his enemy into respecting him..

2    286 14

Double Trouble (Indonesia)

Children

Story of Jamal and hi wife, when they find a tidy pile of wealth

2    100 4

The Sun-Goddess of Korea

Children

A Korean myth about a girl transforming into the sun

1    129 5

Dreams (Nepal)

Children

A dream involving the owl and the queen..

1    325 13

Fisherman Who Rose Too High

Children

Story of the greed of a skilled fisherman, leading to his doom.

2    213 9

Why crows are black

Children

The real story about how the crows got their color..

1    244 9

The Wedding Of Mrs. Fox

Children

Story of a fox who doubted his wife..

2    306 11

Why Cats Chase Rats

Children

The secret behind the eternal chase between a cat and a mouse

2    236 11