Greville Fane by Henry James

This etext was scanned by David Price, email, from the 1893 Macmillan and Co. edition. Proofing was by Nina Hall, Mohua Sen, Bridie, Francine Smith and David. Greville Fane by Henry James Coming in to dress for dinner, I found a telegram: “Mrs. Stormer dying; can you give us half a column for to-morrow

Glasses by Henry James

Glasses by Henry James CHAPTER I Yes indeed, I say to myself, pen in hand, I can keep hold of the thread and let it lead me back to the first impression. The little story is all there, I can touch it from point to point; for the thread, as I call it, is a

Eugene Pickering by Henry James

EUGENE PICKERING CHAPTER I. It was at Homburg, several years ago, before the gaming had been suppressed. The evening was very warm, and all the world was gathered on the terrace of the Kursaal and the esplanade below it to listen to the excellent orchestra; or half the world, rather, for the crowd was equally

Daisy Miller, by Henry James

The text is that of the first American appearance in book form, 1879. DAISY MILLER: A STUDY IN TWO PARTS PART I At the little town of Vevey, in Switzerland, there is a particularly comfortable hotel. There are, indeed, many hotels, for the entertainment of tourists is the business of the place, which, as many

An International Episode by Henry James

AN INTERNATIONAL EPISODE By Henry James PART I Four years ago–in 1874–two young Englishmen had occasion to go to the United States. They crossed the ocean at midsummer, and, arriving in New York on the first day of August, were much struck with the fervid temperature of that city. Disembarking upon the wharf, they climbed

A Little Tour In France by Henry James

This etext was prepared by Nigel Lacey, Leicestershire, UK. Email comments to: A Little Tour In France by Henry James, We good Americans – I say it without presumption – are too apt to think that France is Paris, just as we are accused of being too apt to think that Paris is the

A Bundle of Letters by Henry James

A BUNDLE OF LETTERS CHAPTER I FROM MISS MIRANDA MOPE, IN PARIS, TO MRS. ABRAHAM C. MOPE, AT BANGOR, MAINE. September 5th, 1879. My dear mother–I have kept you posted as far as Tuesday week last, and, although my letter will not have reached you yet, I will begin another before my news accumulates too