The Pursuit of the House-Boat by John Kendrick Bangs

This etext was produced from the 1919 Harper and Brothers edition by David Price, email ccx074@coventry.ac.uk THE PURSUIT OF THE HOUSE-BOAT by John Kendrick Bangs CHAPTER I: THE ASSOCIATED SHADES TAKE ACTION The House-boat of the Associated Shades, formerly located upon the River Styx, as the reader may possibly remember, had been torn from its

The Enchanted Typewriter by John Kendrick Bangs

The Enchanted Typewriter by John Kendrick Bangs I THE DISCOVERY It is a strange fact, for which I do not expect ever satisfactorily to account, and which will receive little credence even among those who know that I am not given to romancing–it is a strange fact, I say, that the substance of the following

The Bicyclers and Three Other Farces by John Kendrick Bangs

Transcribed by David Price, email ccx074@coventry.ac.uk THE BICYCLERS AND THREE OTHER FARCES Contents: The Bicyclers A Dramatic Evening The Fatal Message A Proposal Under Difficulties THE BICYCLERS CHARACTERS: MR. ROBERT YARDSLEY, an expert. MR. JACK BARLOW, another. MR. THADDEUS PERKINS, a beginner. MR. EDWARD BRADLEY, a scoffer. MRS. THADDEUS PERKINS, a resistant. MRS. EDWARD BRADLEY,

Mr. Bonaparte of Corsica by John Kendrick Bangs

This etext was produced from the 1902 Harper and Brothers edition by David Price, email ccx074@coventry.ac.uk MR. BONAPARTE OF CORSICA by John Kendrick Bangs CHAPTER I: CORSICA TO BRIENNE 1769-1779 Napoleon’s father, Charles Bonaparte, was the honored progenitor of thirteen children, of whom the man who subsequently became the Emperor of the French, by some

Ghosts I have Met and Some Others by John Kendrick Bangs

Charles Franks and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team. Ghost I Have Met And Some Others By John Kendrick Bangs With Illustrations by Newell, Frost, and Richards TO CHOICE SPIRITS EVERYWHERE CONTENTS GHOSTS THAT HAVE HAUNTED ME THE MYSTERY OF MY GRANDMOTHER’S HAIR SOFA THE MYSTERY OF BARNEY O’ROURKE THE EXORCISM THAT FAILED THURLOW’S CHRISTMAS STORY

A Rebellious Heroine by John Kendrick Bangs

This etext was produced from the 1896 Harper and Brothers edition by David Price, email ccx074@coventry.ac.uk A REBELLIOUS HEROINE by John Kendrick Bangs CHAPTER I: STUART HARLEY: REALIST “–if a word could save me, and that word were not the Truth, nay, if it did but swerve a hair’s-breadth from the Truth, I would not

A House-Boat on the Styx by John Kendrick Bangs

This etext was prepared by David Price, email ccx074@coventry.ac.uk, from the 1902 Harper & Brothers edition. A HOUSE-BOAT ON THE STYX by John Kendrick Bangs CHAPTER I: CHARON MAKES A DISCOVERY Charon, the Ferryman of renown, was cruising slowly along the Styx one pleasant Friday morning not long ago, and as he paddled idly on
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