The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane

Note: I have tried to retain the inconsistent renderings of contractions as joined or separate, e.g., “we ‘ll” or “we’ll.” I have made the following changes to the text: PAGE PARA. LINE ORIGINAL CHANGED TO 18 3 3 estabiish establish 40 3 2 skirmish skirmish- 78 4 4 a air an air 130 2 recognzied

The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane

The Red Badge of Courage Stephen Crane (1871-1900) An Episode of the American Civil War Chapter 1 The cold passed reluctantly from the earth, and the retiring fogs revealed an army stretched out on the hills, resting. As the landscape changed from brown to green, the army awakened, and began to tremble with eagerness at

Men, Women, and Boats by Stephen Crane

Produced by John Bilderback, Eric Eldred, Charles Franks and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team. MEN, WOMEN, AND BOATS By Stephen Crane Edited With an Introduction by Vincent Starrett NOTE A Number of the tales and sketches here brought together appear now for the first time between covers; others for the first time between covers in

Maggie: A Girl of the Streets by Stephen Crane

This etext was created by Judith Boss, Omaha, Nebraska. MAGGIE: A GIRL OF THE STREETS BY STEPHEN CRANE Chapter I A very little boy stood upon a heap of gravel for the honor of Rum Alley. He was throwing stones at howling urchins from Devil’s Row who were circling madly about the heap and pelting

Active Service by Stephen Crane

ACTIVE SERVICE by Stephen Crane CHAPTER I. MARJORY walked pensively along the hall. In the cool shadows made by the palms on the window ledge, her face wore the expression of thoughtful melancholy expected on the faces of the devotees who pace in cloistered gloom. She halted before a door at the end of the