The Works of Edgar Allen Poe, Volume 2. The Works of Edgar Allan Poe, Volume 3. Edgar Allan Poe: The Murders in the Rue Morgue: The Murders In The Rue Morgue - Free Online Library. What song the Syrens sang, or what name Achilles assumed when he hid himself among women, although puzzling questions, are not beyond all conjecture.
--Sir Thomas Browne. The mental features discoursed of as the analytical, are, in themselves, but little susceptible of analysis. We appreciate them only in their effects. The Wedding Knell by Nathaniel Hawthorne. There is a certain church in the city of New York which I have always regarded with peculiar interest, on account of a marriage there solemnized, under very singular circumstances, in my grandmother's girlhood.
That venerable lady chanced to be a spectator of the scene, and ever after made it her favorite narrative. Whether the edifice now standing on the same site be the identical one to which she referred, I am not antiquarian enough to know; nor would it be worth while to correct myself, perhaps, of an agreeable error, by reading the date of its erection on the tablet over the door. It is a stately church, surrounded by an inclosure of the loveliest green, within which appear urns, pillars, obelisks, and other forms of monumental marble, the tributes of private affection, or more splendid memorials of historic dust. Project Gutenberg - free ebooks online download for iPad, Kindle, Nook, Android, iPhone, iPod Touch, Sony Reader. Short Stories. Classic Short Stories. American Literary Classics.
Twenty great American short stories. Bibliomania. This site has some wonderful stuff-Anna Karenina, The Hound of the Baskervilles, four Jane Austen novels, Cooper's Last of the Mohicans. Classic Short Stories. This Web site is dedicated to the short story and to those interested in reading light prose.
Fewer and fewer people these days read short stories. This is unfortunate--so few will ever experience the joy that reading such fine work can give. Emily, Anne, and Charlotte Bronte - Poems by Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell.