Full Online Books
BOOK CATEGORIES
Authors Authors Short Stories Short Stories Long Stories Long Stories Funny Stories Funny Stories Love Stories Love Stories Stories For Kids Stories For Kids Poems Poems Essays Essays Nonfictions Nonfictions Plays Plays Folktales Folktales Fairy Tales Fairy Tales Fables Fables Learning Kitchen Learning Kitchen
LINKS
Valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional Free Classified Website Without Registration Free Classified Website Daniel Company
Twitter Twitter Add book
donate
Full Online Book Home
Famous Authors (View All Authors)

The Highgrader - Chapter 23. Captain Kilmeny Retires The Highgrader - Chapter 23. Captain Kilmeny Retires

The Highgrader - Chapter 23. Captain Kilmeny Retires
CHAPTER XXIII. CAPTAIN KILMENY RETIRESA voice calling his name from the top of the shaft brought Jack Kilmeny back to consciousness. He answered. A shout of joy boomed down to him in Colter's heavy bass. He could hear, too, the sweet troubled tones of a woman. "Hurry, please, hurry.... Thank God, we're in time." "Got that breakfast with you, little neighbor," Jack called up weakly. He did not need to be told that Moya Dwight was above, and, since she was there, of course she had brought him the breakfast... Long Stories - Post by : carlosjay - Author : William Macleod Raine - Read : 2851

The Vision Splendid - Chapter 12 The Vision Splendid - Chapter 12

The Vision Splendid - Chapter 12
From The New Catechism Question: What is the whole duty of man? Answer: To succeed. Q. What is success? A. Success is being a Captain of Industry. Q. How may one become a Captain of Industry? A. By stacking in his barns the hay made by others while the sun shines. Q. But is this not theft? A. Not if done legally and respectably on a large scale. It is high finance. THE REBEL AND THE UNDESIRABLE CITIZEN TALK TREASON. THE HERO HAS PRIVATE CONVERSE WITH A GREAT PIONEER OF CIVILIZATION Part 1 Jeff never... Long Stories - Post by : digital7 - Author : William Macleod Raine - Read : 1871

The Scouts Of The Valley - Chapter 20. A Gloomy Council The Scouts Of The Valley - Chapter 20. A Gloomy Council

The Scouts Of The Valley - Chapter 20. A Gloomy Council
CHAPTER XX. A GLOOMY COUNCILThe next night after Henry Ware and his comrades lay in the brushwood and saw Braxton Wyatt and his band pass, a number of men, famous or infamous in their day, were gathered around a low camp fire on the crest of a small hill. The most distinguished of them all in looks was a young Indian chief of great height and magnificent build, with a noble and impressive countenance. He wore nothing of civilized attire, the nearest approach to it being the rich dark-blue blanket... Long Stories - Post by : M_J_Stockton - Author : Joseph A. Altsheler - Read : 2540

The Heart's Highway: A Romance Of Virginia In The Seventeenth Century - Chapter 3 The Heart's Highway: A Romance Of Virginia In The Seventeenth Century - Chapter 3

The Heart's Highway: A Romance Of Virginia In The Seventeenth Century - Chapter 3
CHAPTER IIIAlthough I was heir to a large estate, I had not much gold and silver nor many treasures in my possession. I never knew rightly why; but my mother, having control until I was come of age, and having, indeed, the whole property at her disposal, doubtless considered it best that the wealth should accumulate rather than be frittered away in trifles which could be of but passing moment to a boy. But I was well equipped enough as regarded comforts, and, as I said before, my education was well... Long Stories - Post by : Ken_MacColl - Author : Mary E Wilkins Freeman - Read : 1616

The Shoulders Of Atlas: A Novel - Chapter 17 The Shoulders Of Atlas: A Novel - Chapter 17

The Shoulders Of Atlas: A Novel - Chapter 17
Chapter XVIIWhen Henry had worked in the shop before Sylvia's inheritance, he had always given her a certain proportion of his wages and himself defrayed their housekeeping bills. He began to do so again, and Sylvia accepted everything without comment. Henry gradually became sure that she did not touch a dollar of her income from her new property for herself. One day he found on the bureau in their bedroom a book on an Alford savings-bank, and discovered that Sylvia had opened an account therein... Long Stories - Post by : bobkee - Author : Mary E Wilkins Freeman - Read : 3317

The Portion Of Labor - Chapter 23 The Portion Of Labor - Chapter 23

The Portion Of Labor - Chapter 23
Chapter XXIIIEllen, under the influence of that old fascination which Cynthia had exerted over her temporarily in her childhood, and which had now assumed a new lease of life, would have loved to see her every day, but along with the fascination came a great timidity and fear of presuming. She felt instinctively that the fascination was an involuntary thing on Cynthia's part. She kept repeating to herself what she had said, that she was not sending her to Vassar because she loved her. Strangely enough,... Long Stories - Post by : SeanCarl - Author : Mary E Wilkins Freeman - Read : 2149

The Return Of Tarzan - Chapter 4. The Countess Explains The Return Of Tarzan - Chapter 4. The Countess Explains

The Return Of Tarzan - Chapter 4. The Countess Explains
"Your Paris is more dangerous than my savage jungles, Paul," concluded Tarzan, after narrating his adventures to his friend the morning following his encounter with the apaches and police in the Rue Maule. "Why did they lure me there? Were they hungry?"D'Arnot feigned a horrified shudder, but he laughed at the quaint suggestion."It is difficult to rise above the jungle standards and reason by the light of civilized ways, is it not, my friend?" he queried banteringly."Civilized ways, forsooth," scoffed... Long Stories - Post by : piperhal - Author : Edgar Rice Burroughs - Read : 1900

The Mysterious Rider - Chapter 14 The Mysterious Rider - Chapter 14

The Mysterious Rider - Chapter 14
CHAPTER XIVSpring came early that year at White Slides Ranch. The snow melted off the valleys, and the wild flowers peeped from the greening grass while yet the mountain domes were white. The long stone slides were glistening wet, and the brooks ran full-banked, noisy and turbulent and roily.Soft and fresh of color the gray old sage slopes came out from under their winter mantle; the bleached tufts of grass waved in the wind and showed tiny blades of green at the roots; the aspens and oaks, and the... Long Stories - Post by : Ndoki - Author : Zane Grey - Read : 422

The Outcry - Book 1 - Chapter 5 The Outcry - Book 1 - Chapter 5

The Outcry - Book 1 - Chapter 5
BOOK FIRST. CHAPTER V."Your friend seems remarkably hot!" Lord John remarked to his young hostess as soon as they had been left together."He has cycled twenty miles. And indeed," she smiled, "he does appear to care for what he cares for!"Her companion then, during a moment's silence, might have been noting the emphasis of her assent. "Have you known him long?""No--not long.""Nor seen him often?""Only once--till now.""Oh!" said Lord John with another pause. But he soon proceeded. "Let us leave him... Long Stories - Post by : dialisepalo - Author : Henry James - Read : 2115

The Arrow Of Gold - Part 5 - Chapter 8 The Arrow Of Gold - Part 5 - Chapter 8

The Arrow Of Gold - Part 5 - Chapter 8
PART FIVE. CHAPTER VIII.Directly I had shut the door after the doctor I started shouting for Therese. "Come down at once, you wretched hypocrite," I yelled at the foot of the stairs in a sort of frenzy as though I had been a second Ortega. Not even an echo answered me; but all of a sudden a small flame flickered descending from the upper darkness and Therese appeared on the first floor landing carrying a lighted candle in front of a livid, hard face, closed against remorse, compassion, or mercy by... Long Stories - Post by : rlscott - Author : Joseph Conrad - Read : 1068

The Rainbow Trail: A Romance - Chapter 2. The Sagi The Rainbow Trail: A Romance - Chapter 2. The Sagi

The Rainbow Trail: A Romance - Chapter 2. The Sagi
Chapter II. THE SAGINext morning the Indian girl was gone and the tracks of her pony led north. Shefford's first thought was to wonder if he would overtake her on the trail; and this surprised him with the proof of how unconsciously his resolve to go on had formed.Presbrey made no further attempt to turn Shefford back. But he insisted on replenishing the pack, and that Shefford take weapons. Finally Shefford was persuaded to accept a revolver. The trader bade him good-by and stood in the door while... Long Stories - Post by : rlscott - Author : Zane Grey - Read : 2339

The Man Of The Forest - Chapter 16 The Man Of The Forest - Chapter 16

The Man Of The Forest - Chapter 16
CHAPTER XVIHelen Rayner dropped her knitting into her lap and sat pensively gazing out of the window over the bare yellow ranges of her uncle's ranch.The winter day was bright, but steely, and the wind that whipped down from the white-capped mountains had a keen, frosty edge. A scant snow lay in protected places; cattle stood bunched in the lee of ridges; low sheets of dust scurried across the flats.The big living-room of the ranch-house was warm and comfortable with its red adobe walls, its huge... Long Stories - Post by : cclittle - Author : Zane Grey - Read : 2778

Soul Of A Bishop - Chapter 4. The Sympathy Of Lady Sunderbund Soul Of A Bishop - Chapter 4. The Sympathy Of Lady Sunderbund

Soul Of A Bishop - Chapter 4. The Sympathy Of Lady Sunderbund
CHAPTER THE FOURTH. THE SYMPATHY OF LADY SUNDERBUND(1)THAT night when he cried aloud at the memory of his furtive cigarette, the bishop was staying with a rich man named Garstein Fellows. These Garstein Fellows people were steel people with a financial side to them; young Garstein Fellows had his fingers in various chemical businesses, and the real life of the firm was in various minor partners called Hartstein and Blumenhart and so forth, who had acquired a considerable amount of ungentlemanly science... Long Stories - Post by : rlscott - Author : H. G. Wells - Read : 845

The Heroes, Or Greek Fairy Tales For My Children - The Argonauts - How the Argonauts were driven into the Unknown Sea The Heroes, Or Greek Fairy Tales For My Children - The Argonauts - How the Argonauts were driven into the Unknown Sea

The Heroes, Or Greek Fairy Tales For My Children - The Argonauts - How the Argonauts were driven into the Unknown Sea
So they fled away in haste to the westward; but Aietes manned his fleet and followed them. And Lynceus the quick-eyed saw him coming, while he was still many a mile away, and cried, 'I see a hundred ships, like a flock of white swans, far in the east.' And at that they rowed hard, like heroes; but the ships came nearer every hour.Then Medeia, the dark witch-maiden, laid a cruel and a cunning plot; for she killed Absyrtus her young brother, and cast him into the sea, and said, 'Ere my father can take... Long Stories - Post by : ben.g - Author : Charles Kingsley - Read : 1962

Sunrise - Chapter 49. An Emissary Sunrise - Chapter 49. An Emissary

Sunrise - Chapter 49. An Emissary
CHAPTER XLIX. AN EMISSARYOne warm, still afternoon Calabressa was walking quickly along the crowded quays of Naples, when he was beset by a more than usually importunate beggar--a youth of about twelve, almost naked."Something for bread, signore--for the love of God--my father taken to heaven, my mother starving--bread, signore--""To the devil with you!" said Calabressa."May you burst!" replied the polite youth, and he tried to kick Calabressa's legs and make off at the same time.This feat he failed... Long Stories - Post by : Joe_Coon - Author : William Black - Read : 794

The Young Forester - Chapter 3. The Trail The Young Forester - Chapter 3. The Trail

The Young Forester - Chapter 3. The Trail
CHAPTER III. THE TRAILA short dash brought me to the end of the block; the side street was not so dark, and after I had crossed this open space I glanced backward.Soon I sped into a wan circle of light, and, reaching a door upon which was a hotel sign, I burst in. Chairs were scattered about a bare office; a man stirred on a couch, and then sat up, blinking."I'm afraid--I believe some one's chasing me," I said.He sat there eying me, and then drawled, sleepily:"Thet ain't no call to wake a feller,... Long Stories - Post by : nhusss - Author : Zane Grey - Read : 2592

The Magic Of Oz - Chapter 5. A Happy Corner of Oz The Magic Of Oz - Chapter 5. A Happy Corner of Oz

The Magic Of Oz - Chapter 5. A Happy Corner of Oz
There is no other country so beautiful as the Land of Oz. There are no other people so happy and contented and prosperous as the Oz people. They have all they desire; they love and admire their beautiful girl Ruler, Ozma of Oz, and they mix work and play so justly that both are delightful and satisfying and no one has any reason to complain. Once in a while something happens in Oz to disturb the people's happiness for a brief time, for so rich and attractive a fairyland is sure to make a few selfish... Long Stories - Post by : gabby - Author : L. Frank Baum - Read : 2509

The Young Pitcher - Chapter 7. Annihilation The Young Pitcher - Chapter 7. Annihilation

The Young Pitcher - Chapter 7. Annihilation
CHAPTER VII. ANNIHILATIONThat incident put Ken out of the practice for three days. He had a bruise over his ear as large as a small apple. Ken did not mind the pain nor the players' remarks that he had a swelled head anyway, but he remembered with slow-gathering wrath Graves's words: "I said I'd get you!"He remembered also Graves's reply to a question put by the coach. "I was only tagging him. I didn't mean to hurt him." That rankled inside Ken. He kept his counsel, however, even evading a sharp... Long Stories - Post by : mlmtopgun - Author : Zane Grey - Read : 2295

The Island Pharisees - Part 2. The Country - Chapter 18. Academic The Island Pharisees - Part 2. The Country - Chapter 18. Academic

The Island Pharisees - Part 2. The Country - Chapter 18. Academic
PART II. THE COUNTRYCHAPTER XVIII. ACADEMICThe last sunlight was playing on the roofs when the travellers entered that High Street grave and holy to all Oxford men. The spirit hovering above the spires was as different from its concretions in their caps and gowns as ever the spirit of Christ was from church dogmas."Shall we go into Grinnings'?" asked Shelton, as they passed the club.But each looked at his clothes, for two elegant young men in flannel suits were coming out."You go," said Crocker,... Long Stories - Post by : S3rp3nt - Author : John Galsworthy - Read : 1306

Windows - Act 3 Windows - Act 3

Windows - Act 3
ACT III(The MARCH'S dining-room on the same evening at the end of a perfunctory dinner. MRS MARCH sits at the dining-table with her back to the windows, MARY opposite the hearth, and MR MARCH with his back to it. JOHNNY is not present. Silence and gloom.)MR MARCH. We always seem to be eating.MRS MARCH. You've eaten nothing.MR MARCH. (Pouring himself out a liqueur glass of brandy but not drinking it) It's humiliating to think we can't exist without. (Relapses into gloom.)MRS MARCH. Mary, pass him... Plays - Post by : Janet - Author : John Galsworthy - Read : 3109