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2 B R 0 2 B, by Kurt Vonnegut

1800 and Froze to Death by C. A. Stephens

$30,000 Bequest and Other Stories by Mark Twain

A. V. Laider, by Max Beerbohm

A Day of Fate, by E. P. Roe

Aaron Burr was Tried for Treason by William Dean Howells

Abandoned by Guy de Maupassant

Abandoned, by Madison Cawein

Abbe Constantin by Ludovic Halevy, v1

Abbe Constantin by Ludovic Halevy, v2

Abbe Constantin by Ludovic Halevy, v3

Abbess and the Duchess by Thomas Haynes Bayly

Abbey House by Unknown

Abbotsford and Newstead Abbey, by Washington Irving

Abijah's Bubble, by F. Hopkinson Smith

Ablest Man in the World by E. P. Mitchell

About Bitters by F. E. S.

About California's Indians by Ella M. Sexton

About Chesterton and Belloc, by H. G. Wells

About Darwin by Edwin Watts Chubb

About Love by Anton Chekhov

About Play Acting by Mark Twain

About Scolding by Anonymous

About Shakspere by Edwin Watts Chubb

About Sir Thomas More, by H. G. Wells

About the Ash Tree

Abraham Lincoln by Helen Nicolay

Abyssinian Neophyte by Caroline Lee Hentz

Academic Leadership by Paul Elmer More

Accident, by Louisa M. Alcott

Accident, by Oliver Onions

Accidental Death, by Peter Baily

Accommodation Bill, by Samuel Warren

Accompanied on the Flute by F. Anstey

Accomplished Teakettle by A. B. Mitford

According to Their Lights by O. Henry

Account of Some Strange Disturbances in Aungier Street, by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

Accursed Bread by Guy de Maupassant

Achilles in the Battlefield by H. L. Havell

Achilles sends Patroclus to Battle by H. L. Havell

Acid Bath, by Vaseleos Garson

Acorn Planter, A California Forest Play, by Jack London

Across Running Water, by Fiona Macleod

Across the Way by Robert Grant

Across the Zodiac, by Percy Greg

Acting by Spirit Influence, by Junius Brutus Booth

Acting with a Vengeance by W. Sapte, Jun.

Active Service by Stephen Crane

Adam and Eve in Paradise by Milton

Adam Burdock by Anonymous

Addie Ransom, A Memory of the Tokelaus by Louis Becke

Addison, Joseph by Faye Huntington

Address at Gettysburg, by Abraham Lincoln

Address of the Women to the Southern Troops by Mrs. J. T. H. Cross

Address to Persons Attending A Funeral by Hannah More

Adieu, by Honore de Balzac

Adirondacks, by John Burroughs

Admirable Crichton by Unknown

Adopted Daughter by Mary E. Wilkins

Adopted Son by Guy de Maupassant

Advanced Chemistry, by Jack G. Huekels

Advent of Candor by Charles Dudley Warner

Adventure, by Honore de Balzac

Adventure in the Life of Salvator Rosa by L. D. L.

Adventure in the New Hebrides by Louis Becke

Adventure in the North West Territory

Adventure in the Upper Sea by Jack London

Adventure of Elizabeth Morey, of New York, by Louis Becke

Adventure of Grizel Cochrane by Arthur Quiller-Couch

Adventure of Living, by John St. Loe Strachey

Adventure of my Aunt, by Washington Irving

Adventure of my Uncle, by Washington Irving

Adventure of Padre Vincentio, by Bret Harte

Adventure of Sam, the Black Fisherman, by Washington Irving

Adventure of the Abbey Grange, by Arthur Conan Doyle

Adventure of the Bruce-Partington Plans, by Arthur Conan Doyle

Adventure of the Cardboard Box, by Arthur Conan Doyle

Adventure of the Devil's Foot, by Arthur Conan Doyle

Adventure of the Dying Detective, by Arthur Conan Doyle

Adventure of the Lion by Lady Charlotte Guest

Adventure of the Little Antiquary, by Washington Irving

Adventure of the Mysterious Picture, by Washington Irving

Adventure of the Mysterious Stranger, by Washington Irving

Adventure of the Popkins Family, by Washington Irving

Adventure of the Red Circle, by Arthur Conan Doyle

Adventure of the Two Armies by Judge Parry

Adventure of Wisteria Lodge, by Arthur Conan Doyle

Adventure With a Lion and a Crocodile R. E. Raspe

Adventures at the Inn by Judge Parry

Adventures in Alaska by Edward Eggleston

Adventures in Paris by Toby Allspy

Adventures in Texas by Frederick Hardman

Adventures of a Jackal by René Basset

Adventures of a Tale by Mrs. Erskine Norton

Adventures of Aeneas by Alfred John Church

Adventures of Alphonso and Marina by Jean-Pierre Claris de Florian

Adventures of an Indian Brave, from the, Anthropological Institute

Adventures of Ann, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

Adventures of Bull Turns Round, by George Bird Grinnell

Adventures of Captain Horn, by Frank Richard Stockton

Adventures of Covan the Brown-haired, from a, Celtic Story

Adventures of Gilla na Chreck an Gour by Patrick Kennedy

Adventures of King Horn by F. J. H. Darton

Adventures of Little Peachling by A.B. Mitford

Adventures of Said by W. Hauff

Adventures of Seumas Beg, by James Stephens

Adventures of Sir Bors by Beatrice Clay

Adventures of Sir Gareth by Beatrice Clay

Adventures of Sir Launcelot by Beatrice Clay

Adventures of Sir Percivale by Beatrice Clay

Adventures of the Field Mouse by Sara Cone Bryant

Adventures of the Jackal’s Eldest Son by Contes Berbères

Adventures of the Younger Son of the Jackal by René Basset

Advice Against Travel by J. C. Mangan

Advice to a Son by Edgar Wilson Nye

Advice to Little Girls by Mark Twain

Advice to Young Men by William Cobbett

Advocate's Wedding-Day by Catherine Crowe

Aeneas and Dido by V. C. Turnbull

Aeneas in Hades by V. C. Turnbull

Aepyornis Island, by H. G. Wells

Aerolites and Miraculous Showers by Albany Poyntz

Aesthetic New York Fifty-odd Years Ago by William Dean Howells

Affair at the Semiramis Hotel, by A. E. W. Mason

Affair of Bleakirk-on-Sands, by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

Affairs of State, by Burton E. Stevenson

Affectionate Duck by W. H. G. Kingston

Affectionate Seal by W. H. G. Kingston

Afflicted Poor by George Crabbe

African Chief by William Cullen Bryant

African Elephant

African Pet, by Paul B. du Chaillu

After by Guy de Maupassant

After Death, A Santhal Pargana Tale

After Long Grief, by Madison Cawei

After the Dance by Leo Tolstoy

After the Deluge by Annie Eliot Trumbull

After the Race by James Joyce

Agafya by Anton Chekhov

Against His Judgment by Robert Grant

Agassiz, Louis John Rudolph by Faye Huntington

Agatha Webb, by Anna Katherine Green

Age of Gold, by Madison Cawein

Age of Progress by Carpenter

Age of Specialisation, by H. G. Wells

Aged Rabbi by B. S. Ingemann

Agnes Surriage

Agnete and the Merman by Jens Baggesen

Agony Column, by Earl Derr Biggers

Agrippa by Palmer Cox

Ahead of Schedule by P. G. Wodehouse

Ailsa Paige, by Robert W. Chambers

Aim and Hope of Jesus by Oliver Stearns

Air Service Boys Over the Atlantic , by Charles Amory Beach

Alabama by Laura Lorrimer

Aladdin and the Magic Lamp, by Unknown

Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp

Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp by Walter Crane

Albany Depot, by W. D. Howells

Albert by Lyof N. Tolstoi

Albert H. Hayes

Albert M. Shaw by A. W. Baker

Albertus Magnus and Nostradamus by Albany Poyntz

Alcala by P. G. Wodehouse

Alcatraz, by Max Brand

Alex Randall's Conversion by Margaret Collier Graham

Alexander and Bucephalus by James Baldwin

Alexander by Guy de Maupassant

Alexander the Great by Charles Weathers Bump

Alexander the Great by Faye Huntington

Alexander's Bridge, by Willa Cather and Alfred Noyes

Alf the Freebooter, Edited by Thomas J. Wise

Alfred Tennyson

Algonquin Legends of New England by Charles Godfrey Leland

Algonquin Maiden, by G. Mercer Adam and A. Ethelwyn Wetherald

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves

Alice Brand by Sir Walter Scott

Alice, or The Mysteries, Book I, by Edward Bulwer Lytton

Alicia’s Diary by Thomas Hardy

Alida's Homeliness by Annie Fellows Johnston

Alien Offer, by Al Sevcik

Alive in God by Arnold

All Aboard, by Fannie E. Newberry

All Among the Hay

All Around Intellectual Man. by Tom Masson

All Cats Are Gray, by Andre Alice Norton

All England Croquet Laws and Rules by Frances E. Slaughter

All for a Woman’s Eyes by Edmund Leamy

All hail to thee, thou good old boy, December!

All Hallow Eve, Halloween Myths by David Brown

All Over by Guy de Maupassant

All Quiet along the Potomac to-night by Lamar Fontaine

All Souls' Day by B. S. Ingemann

All the months that compose the year,

Allen A Dale and Friar Tuck by Bertha E. Bush

Allerleirauh, by Brothers Grimm

Alligator by Francis C. Woodworth

Allons Enfans by A. E. Blackmar

Alma Mater, by O. F. Lewis

Alone the Immortals, by Lord Dunsany

Alonzo Ames Miner by Rev. George H. Emerson

Alonzo the Brave and the Fair Imogene by Matthew Gregory Lewis

Alpheus Crosby by S. P. Hadley

Altogether Different by W. Pett Ridge

Alton of Somasco, by Harold Bindloss

Altruism by Charles Dudley Warner

Altruism by Karl Ettlinger

Alvah W. Sulloway by H. H. Metcalf

Always on Detachment by Boris Pilniak

Alyosha the Pot by Leo Tolstoy

Amadis and Oriana, by Madison Cawein

Amalfi by H. W. Longfellow

Amarilly of Clothes-line Alley, by Belle K. Maniates

Amasa Norcross

Amateur Gardener by Andrew Barton 'Banjo' Paterson

Ambition's Trail by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Ambrosia of James Whitcomb Riley by Chelifer

Amelia and the Dwarfs by Juliana Horatia Ewing

Amelia Volume I, by Henry Fielding

Amelia Volume II, by Henry Fielding

Amelia Volume III, by Henry Fielding

American Big Game in Its Haunts, by Various, Edited by George Bird Grinnell

American Boy by Theodore Roosevelt

American Historians, by William A. Quayle

American Literary Centers, by William Dean Howells

American Literature in Exile by William Dean Howells

American Man by Charles Dudley Warner

American Newspaper by Charles Dudley Warner

American Population, by H. G. Wells

American Tapir by the London Reading Book

American Wake by Rose A. Crow

Americanism of Washington, by Henry Van Dyke

Americans and the Bear Flag Republic by Ella M. Sexton

Amethyst Comb by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

Amiable Charlatan, by E. Phillips Oppenheim

Among the Alligators by Edward Eggleston

Among the Brigands by James de Mille

Among the Climbing Roses, by Selma Lagerlof

Among the Corn Rows by Hamlin Garland

Among the Ice Floes by J. Fenimore Cooper

Amputated Arms by Jorgen Wilhelm Bergsoe

Amrie and the Geese, from the, "The Little Barefoot"

Analytical Studies, by Honore de Balzac

Anatomy of Courage by Prince Puckler Muskau

Anatomy of Melancholy by Robert Burton

Ancestress; or, Family Pride, From the Swedish of the late Baroness Knorring

Ancient Tabard Inn by Edwin Watts Chubb

Ancient Tenures by England Howlett

And Fair, Fierce Women, by W. B. Yeats

And Who Shall Say, by Richard Middleton

Andalusian Duel, by Serafin Estebanez Calderon

Andras Baive, from, Lappländische Mährchen

Andre Cornelis by Paul Bourget

Andrew Coffey, by Joseph Jacobs

Andrew Lang's Introduction to The Compleat Angler, by Andrew Lang

Andrew Marvell, by John Greenleaf Whittier

Andrew the Glad, by Maria Thompson Daviess

Androclus and the Lion by James Baldwin

Andy Grant's Pluck, by Horatio Alger

Anecdotes of Huxley by Edwin Watts Chubb

Anemones by Carl Ewald

Angel and the Hermit

Angel of God by Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler

Angel of the Odd, by Edgar Allan Poe

Angela, An Inverted Love Story, by William Schwenk Gilbert

Angels and Ministers, and Other Victorian Plays, by Laurence Housman

Angels of Mons, by Arthur Machen

Angler and the Flower

Angry Bobolink by Anonymous

Anima Mundi by Richard Moncton Milnes

Animal in Armour

Animal Intelligence, by Lloyd Morgan

Ann Lizy's Patchwork by Mary E. Wilkins

Ann Mary her two Thanksgivings by Mary E. Wilkins

Anna and the Rattler, by Mrs. Cornell

Annabel Lee by Edgar Allan Poe

Anna's Difficulty by Unknown

Anne by Fanny V. de G. Stevenson

Anne of Green Gables, by Lucy Maud Montgomery

Annette Delarbre, by Washington Irving

Annie and Willie's Prayer by Sophia P. Snow

Annie, Now laughing in gladness

Another Little Red Hen by Sara Cone Bryant

Another Study of Woman, by Honore de Balzac

Another Way Out by Lawrence Langner

Answer, by Henry Beam Piper

Ant Lion by J. H. Fabre

Anthem, by Ayn Rand

Anthony Colby

Anthony Garstin's Courtship, by Hubert Crackanthorpe

Anthony's Nose by Charles M. Skinner

Antigone by Alfred Church

Antillia, the Island of the Seven Cities by Thomas Wentworth

Anting Anting of Manuelito, by John Maurice Miller

Antipodes - Morning and Evening Dew by Albany Poyntz

Antonio and Veronica by Anonymous

Antonio Canova by James Baldwin

Ant's House by Anonymous

Apennine by Lord Byron

Apes and Monkeys, by Anonymous

Apocryphal Animals by Albany Poyntz

Apology for Fishing

Apology for Idlers by Robert Louis Stevenson

Apostate by Jack London

Apparition by Guy de Maupassant

Apparition of Mrs. Veal, by Daniel Defoe

Apparitions at or After Death, by St John D. Seymour

Apparitions by Albany Poyntz

Appetite Cure by Mark Twain

Appetite of Tyranny, by G. K. Chesterton

Apples or Thistles? by E. Dyke

Apportionment of the World, from Schiller

Appreciation of Lincoln, by John Hay

April! April! Are You Here? by Dora Read Goodale

April Fool by T. S. Arthur

April Fools Song by Unknown

April Showers by Mary E. Wilkins

Arab Dinner Party

Arab Fisherman, by Albert Edwards

Arab Steed and the Chief by W. H. G. Kingston

Araby by James Joyce

Araphoe, or Buckskin Joe, 'Twas a calm and peaceful evening

Arbalest, or Crossbow

Arcady, by Madison Cawein

Archery by Mrs. Ellinor F. Berens and Miss Beatrice P. M. Walrond

Archery Contest, by Walter Scott

Archibald Harris Dunlap by Rev. W. R. Cochrane

Archibald's Benefit by P. G. Wodehouse

Arctic Prairies, A Canoe Journey, by Ernest Thompson Seton

Areopagitica by John Milton

Arethusa by V. C. Turnbull

Argonauts, by Madison Cawein

Argosies, by Alexander Hull

Argument from Experience by Dale

Argument With a Millionaire by David Grayson

Aria Da Capo by Edna St. Vincent Millay

Ariadne in Mantua, A Romance in Five Acts, by Vernon Lee

Arise! ye Sons of Free-Born Sires! by A. E. Morris

Arizona Boys and Girls, Come all of you people

Arizona Etude by Will C. Barnes

Armageddon by Edwin Arnold

Arms and the Man, by George Bernard Shaw

Arms and the Woman, by Harold MacGrath

Army Of The Callahan by John Fox, Jr.

Arnold Winkelried by James Baldwin

Around the World in 80 Days, by Jules Verne

Arsenical Poisons in the Orchard by A. S. Packard

Art Maguire, or, the broken Pledge by William Carleton

Art of Governing by Charles Dudley Warner

Art of Growing Old, by Max Simon Nordau

Art of Idleness by Charles Dudley Warner

Art of the Adsmith by William Dean Howells

Artemus Ward by Edwin Watts Chubb

Artemus Ward's Visit to the Tower of London by Chas. Farrar Browne

Artful Jack, Some true Anecdotes

Arthur Machen by Vincent Starrett

Arthur Sinclair by H. S. Caswell

Arthur's Birth and How He Became King by Beatrice Clay

Artifice by Guy de Maupassant

Artificial Water by Unknown

Artillery Tactics, the Cannon

Artist of the Beautiful by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Artistic Murders Misfire by Mat Rand

As a Candidate by Edgar Wilson Nye

As Concerns Interpreting the Deity by Mark Twain

As Joseph Was A-Walking, From The Cherry Tree Carol

As Long As You Wish, by John O'Keefe

As You Like It by Thomas B. Fielders

As You Please

Asa Crosby by S. P. Hadley

Asa Gray by Unknown

Ascent of Chief Mountain by Henry L. Stimson

Ascent of Kilauea, by Lady Brassey

Ash tree, by M. R. James

Ashiel Mystery, by Mrs. Charles Bryce

Ashiepattle and his Goodly Crew by P. C. Asbjörnsen

Aspasia by Frances Fuller Victor

Ass and the Door-Latch by W. H. G. Kingston

Assaying Meat and Drink by William Andrews, F.R.H.S.

Assessor of Success by O. Henry

Assignation by Edgar Allan Poe

Assisted Emigrant by Richard Harding Davis

Assisted Providence by Octave Thanet

Assumption, by Madison Cawein

Astral Onion, by Elia W. Peattie

Astrology by Albany Poyntz

At a Dime Museum by William Dean Howells

At Agincourt, by G. A. Henty

At Home With the Beavers, by Lillian M. Gask

At Padua, by William Dean Howells

At Pinney's Ranch, by Edward Bellamy

At Sea by Allan Cunningham

At Sunset, by Madison Cawein

At Suvla Bay, by John Hargrave

At the Mission of San Carmel, by Bret Harte

At the Sign of the Cat and Racket, by Honore de Balzac

At Yaidzu, by Lafcadio Hearn

Atheist's Mass, by Honore de Balzac

Athenians in Sicily by H. L. Havell

Athens by P. B. Shelley

Athens, Greece by Byron

Atta Troll by Heinrich Heine

Attendant's Confession, by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis

Attraction Of The Repulsive by Charles Dudley Warner

Aubade, by Madison Cawein

Aucassin and Nicolete, by Andrew Lang

Auction Block, by Rex Beach

Auction by Stephen Crane

Aunt Elizabeth's Fence by George H. Hebard

Aunt Francisca by Carl Bernhard

Aunt Jane's Nieces and Uncle John, by Edith Van Dyne

Aunt Jane's Nieces at Millville, by Edith Van Dyne

Aunt Jane's Nieces, by Edith Van Dyne

Aunt Jane's Nieces on Vacation, by Edith Van Dyne

Aunt Jane's Nieces Out West , by Edith Van Dyne

Aunt Judy's Tales, by Mrs Alfred Gatty

Aunt Mary Telegraphs by Lloyd E. Lonergan

Aunt Rachel's Curse

Aunt Thankful by M. H.

Aunt Zeze's Tears, by Carmen Dolores

Australia's Call to Arms by John B. O'Hara, M. A.

Australia's Springtime by W. L. Lumley

Authentic Narrative of a Haunted House, by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

Author! by P. G. Wodehouse

Author of "Alice in WonderLand" by Edwin Watts Chubb

Authors and Actors, or, Engaging A Company, A Dramatic Sketch

Authors Farewell, by Washington Irving

Authors Horse becoming his Guide by W. H. G. Kingston

Autobiographic Sketches, by Thomas de Quincey

Autobiographical Sketches, by Annie Besant

Autobiography of a Dollar by Francis Clement Kelley

Autobiography of a Good Joke

Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table by Oliver Wendell Holmes

Automatic Bell Boy by Edgar Wilson Nye

Automobile Girls At Washington, by Laura Dent Crane

Autumn by Thomas Hood

Autumn Crocuses by Anne Douglas Sedgwick

Autumn Evening in the Garden by Li Yi

Autumn Fires by Gustav Wied

Autumn Fires by Robert Louis Stevenson

Autumn Leaves by Angelina Wray

Autumn Moon, translated by George Soulié

Autumn Sorrow, by Madison Cawein

Autumnal Days by P. H. Greenleaf

Autumnalia by Frances Fuller Victor

Aux Italiens by Robert Bulwer Lytton

Avalanche, by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton

Avaricious Brother

Avenger of Perdóndaris, by Lord Dunsany

Avenger; or, The Legend of Mary Lee by Alexander Leighton

Avu Observatory, by H. G. Wells

Awake! To arms in Texas

Awakening by Margaret E. Sangster

Away in the Wilderness, by R. M. Ballantyne

Axel Thordson and Fair Valborg, by George Borrow


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