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Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to 1901

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Published: 1901
Language: English
Wordcount: 64,059 / 183 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 87.6
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 3,096
Added to site: 2008.03.20
mnybks.net#: 20364
Origin: gutenberg.org

A Case of Trespass
A Christmas Inspiration
A Christmas Mistake
A Strayed Allegiance
An Invitation Given on Impulse
Detected by the Camera
In Spite of Myself
Kismet
Lillian's Business Venture
Miriam's Lover
Miss Calista's Peppermint Bottle
The Jest that Failed
The Pennington's Girl
The Red Room
The Setness of Theodosia
The Story of An Invitation
The Touch of Fate
The Waking of Helen
The Way of Winning Anne
Young Si

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rd had vanished from his memory. He had only a confused, desperate consciousness that he had a theft to confess and that it must be done as soon as possible. He did not sit down.

"Please, Mr. Walters," he began desperately, "I came to tell you--your notice--I never saw it before--and I've been fishing on your pond all summer--but I didn't know--honest--I've brought you all I caught today--and I'll pay back for them all--some time."

An amused, puzzled expression crossed Mr. Walters's noncommittal face. He pushed the leather chair forward.

"Sit down, my boy," he said kindly. "I don't quite understand this somewhat mixed-up statement of yours. You've been fishing on my pond, you say. Didn't you see my notice in the Advertiser?"

Dan sat down more composedly. The revelation was over and he was still alive.

"No, sir. We hardly ever see an Advertiser, and nobody told me. I'd always been used to fishing there, and I never thought but what it was all right to keep o

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2008.03.24
balli
*****

brilliant collection.
they cover all the realms from christmas spirits to spirits from the other world. Most importantly they are tales of love, not necessarily romantic love.


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