Golden Stories

A Selection of the Best Fiction by the Foremost Writers

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1909
Language: English
Wordcount: 86,341 / 251 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 84.9
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,011
Added to site: 2006.09.23
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The Night Express
Over The Garden Wall
Rural Insurance
His Honor, The District Judge
A Fog-horn Conclusion
Mary Jane's Diversion
Between Friends
The Hammerpond Burglary
A Fo'c's'le Tragedy
The Adopted Son
Providence And Mrs. Urmy
The Million Dollar Freight Train
The Bulldog Breed
Ice In June
The Ditty-box
The Yellow Cat
A Cock And Policeman
Prisoners In The Tower
Sankey's Double-header
Aunt Mary Telegraphs
The Vengeance Of The Wolf
The Wooing Of Bettina
The Jam God
When Father Worked

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on the night of the express murder most of the nets and lures had been washed away. He took minute particulars as to the state of the tide on the night in question; he wanted to know if the nets were capable of holding up against any great force. For instance, if a school of porpoises came along? Or if a fish eagle or an osprey found itself entangled in the meshes?

The fowlers smiled. They invited Merrick to try it for himself. On that stormy east coast it was foolish to take any risks. And Merrick was satisfied. As a matter of fact, he was more than satisfied.

He was really beginning to see his way at last. By the time he got back to his headquarters again he had practically reconstructed the crime. As he stood on the railway permanent way, gazing down into the network of the fowlers below, he smiled to himself. He could have tossed a biscuit on to the top of the long lengths of tarred and knotted rigging. Later on he telephoned to the London terminus of the Grand Coast Railway for the people t

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