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Andersen's Fairy Tales: The Story of a Mother

The Happy FamilyThe False CollarThe Story of a Mother A mother sat there with her little child. She was so downcast, so afraid that it should die! It was so pale, the small eyes had closed …

Walt Whitman: The Centenarian's Story

The Centenarian's Story [Volunteer of 1861-2, at Washington Park, Brooklyn, assisting the Centenarian.] Give me your hand old Revolutionary, The hill-top is nigh, but a few steps, (ma…

Vacation Stories from our Readers

  Unusual Vacation Stories Memorable vacation experiences submitted by our readers   Well It Went To A Good Home We left Wyoming where we had bought a piece of blue leathe…

Peter Pan: Wendy's Story

The Happy Home The Children are Carried off Wendy's Story "Listen, then," said Wendy, settling down to her story, with Michael at her feet and seven boys in the bed. "There was once …

Peter Pan: Wendy's Story

Chapter 10 Chapter 12 Wendy's Story "Listen, then," said Wendy, settling down to her story, with Michael at her feet and seven boys in the bed. "There was once a gentleman -- " "I had…

The Koran/Sura XXVIII — The Story

Sura XXVIII — The StoryMecca — 88 Verses In the Name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful TA. SIN. MIM.[639] These are the signs of the lucid Book. We will recite to thee por…

Water Clocks

Source: National Institute of Standards and Technology Physics Laboratory Water clocks were among the earliest timekeepers that didn't depend on the observation of celestial bodies. One of the…

The Water of Life

The Water of Life Long before you or I were born, there reigned, in a country a great way off, a king who had three sons. This king once fell very ill—so ill that nobody thought he could…