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A music teacher takes a singing class soon after receiving a terrible letter.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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During a dinner conversation concerning the relative cruelty of capital punishment and life imprisonment, a banker and a lawyer make a bet.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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The events surrounding the birth of a child - the father a member of an important Louisiana family; the mother a woman found abandoned as a baby.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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The narrator's entrance into the afterlife is used to frame a story highlighting the pitiful conditions of one girl's working life.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A semi-barbaric king devises a semi-barabaric (but entirely fair) method of criminal trial involving two doors, a beautiful lady and a very hungry tiger.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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An incident that takes place during the American civil war begins with a sentry asleep at his post. Neatly examines the personal amongst the duty and professionalism of war.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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An insight into perhaps the strangest instance of marital delinquency on record.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A man's attempt to save the woman of his dreams goes embarassingly wrong.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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It is not Pneumonia alone that is killing Johnsy - for some reason, she has resigned herself to death.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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A young man searches for his lost love around the filthy bedsits of New York.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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Two sisters dream of restoring the old family home following the Civil War.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A dog comes across a huge, mysterious gate that may just mark the end of his long journey.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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At night, in the autumn of 1861, a brave but sensitive Federal officer sits alone in the heart of a forest in western Virginia.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A man picks up a piece of string, an act which unfortunately coincides with the loss of a mayor's pocket book.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
2 Stars
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The story of an wholly unphilosophical girl and her two suitors.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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