Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 130,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

Stories by American Authors, Volume 9

Cover image for

Download


Author: Various Authors
Published: 1896
Language: English
Wordcount: 46,240 / 132 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 494
Added to site: 2010.02.06
mnybks.net#: 26583
Origin: gutenberg.org

Marse Chan by Thomas Nelson Page
Mr. Bixby's Christmas Visitor by Charles S. Gage
Eli by C. H. White
Young Strong Of "The Clarion" by Milicent Washburn Shinn
How Old Wiggins Wore Ship by Captain Roland T. Coffin
"----Mas Has Come" by Leonard Kip

Show Excerpt

ver 'im. No, dat he wouldn'! So dey wuz agwine down to co't about dat, fur I don' know how long, till ole marster beat 'im.

"All dis time, yo' know, Marse Chan wuz a-goin' back'ads an' for'ads to college, an' wuz growed up a ve'y fine young man. He wuz a ve'y likely gent'man! Miss Anne she hed done mos' growed up, too--wuz puttin' her hyar up like ole missis use' to put hers up, an' 'twuz jes' ez bright ez de sorrel's mane when de sun cotch on it, an' her eyes wuz gre't big dark eyes, like her pa's, on'y bigger an' not so fierce, an' 'twarn' none o' de young ladies ez purty ez she wuz. She an' Marse Chan still set a heap o' sto' by one 'nudder, but I don' t'ink dey wuz easy wid each udder ez when he used to tote her home from school on his back. Marse Chan he use' to love de ve'y groun' she walked on, dough, in my 'pinion. Heh! His face 'twould light up whenever she come into chu'ch, or anywhere, jes' like de sun hed come th'oo a chink on it suddenly.

"Den ole marster lost he eyes. D' yo' ever h

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

Cary Allen Stone
Author Cary Allen Stone is fascinated with what makes criminals tick. In life, things are rarely black or white and readers of his award-winning Jake Roberts novels find themselves rooting for both the hero and anti-hero. Today, Stone reveals to us how an interview with a mother who murdered her six-year- old son made him want to tell his stories from a different perspective, why he doesn't write murder mysteries and how his job as a pilot influenced his writing.
Read full interview...