A Pair of Silk Stockings

A Pair of Silk Stockings by Kate Chopin

A Pair of Silk Stockings by Kate Chopin Little Mrs. Sommers one day found herself the unexpected possessor of fifteen dollars. It seemed to her a very large amount of money, and the way in which it stuffed and bulged her worn old porte-monnaie gave her a feeling of importance such as she had not enjoyed for years.
The Steadfast Tin Soldier by Hans Christian Andersen

The Steadfast Soldier by Hans Christian Andersen

The Steadfast Soldier by Hans Christian Andersen There were once five and twenty tin soldiers. They were brothers, for they had all been made out of the same old tin spoon. They all shouldered their bayonets, held themselves upright
The River by Ed Nichols

The River by Ed Nichols

John Cabe liked to eat his lunch in the gazebo. The roof provided shade and the open sides let him watch the town square. He always ate his lunch in the gazebo after he
The Empty House by Algernon Blackwood

The Empty House by Algernon Blackwood

by Algernon Blackwood Certain houses, like certain persons, manage somehow to proclaim at once their character for evil. In the case of the latter, no particular feature need betray them;…
Beyond the Bayou by Kate Chopin

Beyond the Bayou by Kate Chopin

by Kate Chopin The bayou curved like a crescent around the point of land on which La Folle's cabin stood. Between the stream and the hut lay a big abandoned…