Tales of Fantasy and Fact

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Published: 1896
Language: English
Wordcount: 38,422 / 113 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 79.6
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,363
Added to site: 2007.12.03
mnybks.net#: 19234
Origin: gutenberg.org

A Primer Of Imaginary Geography -- The Kinetoscope Of Time -- The Dream-Gown Of The Japanese Ambassador -- The Rival Ghosts -- Sixteen Years Without A Birthday -- The Twinkling Of An Eye -- A Confidential Postscript

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ked, "is there any chance of my being taken to the Castle of the Sleeping Beauty?"

"I have never seen it myself," he replied, "and so I cannot show it to you. Rarely indeed may I leave the deck of my ship to go ashore; and this castle that you ask about is very far inland. I am told that it is in a country which the French travellers call La Scribie, a curious land, wherein the scene is laid of many a play, because its laws and its customs are exactly what every playwright has need of; but no poet has visited it for many years. Yet the Grand Duchess of Gerolstein, whose domains lie partly within the boundaries of Scribia, is still a subscriber to the Gazette de Hollande--the only newspaper I take himself, by the way."

This last remark of the Captain's explained how it was that he had been able to keep up with the news of the day, despite his constant wanderings over the waste of waters; and what more natural in fact than that the Flying Dutchman should be a regular reader of th

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