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Great English Short Stories

by Lewis Melville (Editor), Reginald Hargreaves (Editor)

Other authors: A. St. John Adcock (Contributor), Joseph Addison (Contributor), W. Harrison Ainsworth (Contributor), F. Britten Austin (Contributor), Richard Harris Barham (Contributor)77 more, Bartimeus (Contributor), Arnold Bennett (Contributor), George Borrow (Contributor), Ernest Bramah (Contributor), John Brown (Contributor), Edward Bulwer-Lytton (Contributor), G.B. Burgin (Contributor), Thomas Burke (Contributor), G.K. Chesterton (Contributor), Wilkie Collins (Contributor), Joseph Conrad (Contributor), A. E. Coppard (Contributor), Daniel Defoe (Contributor), Thomas Deloney (Contributor), Charles Dickens (Contributor), Benjamin Disraeli (Contributor), Arthur Conan Doyle (Contributor), Lord Dunsany (Contributor), George Eliot (Contributor), Anthony Farley (Contributor), John Galsworthy (Contributor), Elizabeth Gaskell (Contributor), George Gissing (Contributor), George Robert Gleig (Contributor), Oliver Goldsmith (Contributor), Thomas Hardy (Contributor), Clive Holland (Contributor), Thomas Hood (Contributor), E.W. Hornung (Contributor), Leigh Hunt (Contributor), Aldous Huxley (Contributor), W. W. Jacobs (Contributor), George Payne Rainsford James (Contributor), Henry James (Contributor), Douglas Jerrold (Contributor), Ianthe Jerrold (Contributor), Sheila Kaye-Smith (Contributor), Charles Lamb (Contributor), D.H. Lawrence (Contributor), J. Sheridan Le Fanu (Contributor), Mark Lemon (Contributor), Charles Lever (Contributor), Matthew Gregory Lewis (Contributor), William John Locke (Contributor), Samuel Lover (Contributor), Ole Luk-Oie (Contributor), William Maginn (Contributor), Frederick Marryat (Contributor), W. B. Maxwell (Contributor), Stephen McKenna (Contributor), H. Seton Merriman (Contributor), Mary Russell Mitford (Contributor), Ralph Hale Mottram (Contributor), Ouida (Contributor), Thomas Love Peacock (Contributor), Charles Reade (Contributor), Barnabe Rich (Contributor), W. Pett Ridge (Contributor), W. Clark Russell (Contributor), Rafael Sabatini (Contributor), Saki (Contributor), Walter Scott (Contributor), Mary Shelley (Contributor), Tobias Smollett (Contributor), F. St. Mars (Contributor), Richard Steele (Contributor), Laurence Sterne (Contributor), Robert Louis Stevenson (Contributor), Robert Surtees (Contributor), Jonathan Swift (Contributor), William Makepeace Thackeray (Contributor), Anthony Trollope (Contributor), Horace Annesley Vachell (Contributor), Samuel Warren (Contributor), H. G. Wells (Contributor), Michael West (Contributor), Mary Wollstonecraft (Contributor)

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A very wide ranging anthology, from Barnabe Riche's version of Apolonius all the way to Aldous Huxley. ( )
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Contains: Of Apolonius and Silla / Barnabe Rich --
How Thomas of Reading was Murdered / Thomas Deloney --
True Relation of the Apparition of one Mrs. Veal / Daniel Defoe --
An Account of the Death of Mr. Partridge / Jonathan Swift --
The Vision of Mirzah / Joseph Addison --
The Story of the Cornish Lovers / Sir Richard Steele --
The History of a Good Warm Watch-Coat / Laurence Sterne --
Commodore Trunnion's Wedding Day / Tobias Smollett --
Asem, an Eastern Tale / Oliver Goldsmith --
Crazy Robin / Mary Wollstonecraft --
The Tapestried Chamber / Sir Walter Scott --
Arabella Hardy / Charles Lamb --
My Uncle's Garret Window / M.G. Lewis --
The Beau Miser, and What Happened to Him at Brighton / Leigh Hunt --
The Capture of Mr. Chainmail / Thomas Love Peacock --
The Village Schoolmistress / Mary Russell Mitford --
Singular Passage in the Life of the Late Henry Harris, D.D. / R.H. Barham --
The Story of the Greek Slave / Captain Marryat --
Bob Burke's Duel with Ensign Brady of the 48th / William Maginn --
A Pyrenean Adventure / G.R. Gleig --
King O'Toole and St. Kevin / Samuel Lover --
The Parvenue / Mary Shelley --
A Tale of the Great Plague / Thomas Hood --
Norfolk and Hereford / G.P.R. James --
The Flaming Tinman's Fight / George Borrow --
The Preacher Parrot / Douglas Jerrold --
The Haunted and the Haunters / Lord Lytton --
The Cheltenham Dandy / Robert Surtees --
Popanilla / Benjamin Disraeli --
Mary Stukeley / W. Harrison Ainsworth --
Con Cregan's Legacy / Charles Lever --
The Thunder-Struck / Samuel Warren --
The Adventures of a Christmas Turkey / Mark Lemon --
Rab and His Friends / Dr. John Brown --
Curios if True / Mrs. Gaskell --
Dennis Haggarty's Wife / W.M. Thackeray --
The Seven Poor Travellers / Charles Dickens --
The Dream / J. Sheridan Le Fanu --
"There's many a slip 'Twixt the Cup and the Lip" / Charles Reade --
The O'Conors of Castle Conor, County Mayo / Anthony Trollope --
The Lifted Veil / George Eliot --
The Traveller's Story of a Terribly Strange Bed / Wilkie Collins --
Cecil Castlemaine's Gage / "Ouida" --
The Special Type / Henry James --
The Melancholy Hussar of the German Legion / Thomas Hardy --
A Drunken Ship / W. Clark Russell --
The Sire de Maletroit's Door / R.L. Stevenson --
The Brethren and Priscilla / G.B. Burgin --
Humplebee / George Gissing --
The Inn of the Two Witches / Joseph Conrad --
The Stockbroker's Clerk / Sir Arthur Conan Doyle --
The Paul Lamerie Cup / Horace Annesley Vachell --
An Odd Freak / W.W. Jacobs --
The Adventure of the Fair Patronne / W.J. Locke --
Sister / H. Seton Merriman --
Oh, Liberty! / W. Pett Ridge --
The Last Chapter / A. St. John Adcock --
The Wooing of O Sasa San / Clive Holland --
Gentleman and Players / E.W. Hornung --
The Stolen Bacillus / H.G. Wells --
The Lion's Share / Arnold Bennett --
The House of Silence / John Galsworthy --
The Long-Distance Train / W.B. Maxwell --
Cuvee Reservee, or, the Widow's Cruse / "Ole-luk-oie" --
The Malignity of the Depraved Ming-Shu Rears its Offensive Head / Ernest Bramah --
The Reticence of Lady Anne / "Saki" --
The Invisible Man / G.K. Chesterton --
The Ghost of Tronjolly / Rafael Sabatini --
Fifty Pounds / A.E. Coppard --
Chu-Bu and Sheemish / Lord Dunsany --
The Old Man's Chair / R.H. Mottran --
A Battlepiece: Old Style / F. Britten Austin --
The Prussian Officer / D.H. Lawrence --
Old Joe / Thomas Burke --
The Choice of a Profession / Anthony Farley --
Watchers of the Mud / F. St. Mars --
Crab-Pots / "Bartimeus" --
Pandora's Box / Stephen McKenna --
Cerise / Michael West --
A Day in a Woman's Life / Sheila Kaye-Smith --
The Orchestra of Death / Ianthe Jerrold --
Cynthia / Aldous Huxley.
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