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Thomas Bailey Aldrich

(1836 - 1907)

A Rivermouth Romance

Miss Margaret Callaghan sneaks out of her house early in the morning, dressed extravagantly, and heads towards the river. She returns later with a drunken sailor who claims to be her husband.

14 min read · Rating: PG · Read story

Marjorie Daw

A man writes to his friend about their mutual acquaintance, John Flemming, who has broken his leg and is in a state of irritability and despair. The man asks his friend for advice on how to help...

37 min read · Rating: PG · Read story

Miss Mehetabel's Son

A man encounters a peculiar boarder at a tavern who believes he has a son named Andy, but the boy is only a figment of his imagination.

23 min read · Rating: PG · Read story

The Cruise of the Dolphin

A group of boys buy a sailboat and plan an excursion to an island, but one of them gets stranded at sea during a storm.

22 min read · Rating: PG-13 · Read story