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Lady with Lapdog  by ANTON CHEKHOV

22 February 2008
Vol. 7, No. 4

People were telling one another that a newcomer had been seen on the promenade—a lady with a dog. Dmitri Dmitrich Gurov had been a fortnight in Yalta, and was accustomed to its ways, and he, too, had begun to take an interest in fresh arrivals. From his seat in Vernet's outdoor café, he caught sight of a young woman in a toque, passing along the promenade; she was fair and not very tall; after her trotted a white Pomeranian.


23 November 2006
Vol. 6, No. 3

Once upon a time there was little girl, pretty and dainty. But in summer time she was obliged to go barefooted because she was poor, and in winter she had to wear large wooden shoes, so that her little instep grew quite red.

The Dream of Little Tuk  by HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSON

8 October 2006
Vol. 6, No. 3

Yes, they called him Little Tuk, but it was not his real name; he had called himself so before he could speak plainly, and he meant it for Charles. It was all very well for those who knew him, but not for strangers.

The Steadfast Tin Soldier  by HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSON

2 September 2006
Vol. 6, No. 3

Each man shouldered his gun, kept his eyes well to the front, and wore the smartest red and blue uniform imaginable. The first thing they heard in their new world, when the lid was taken off the box, was a little boy clapping his hands and crying, "Soldiers, soldiers!"

The Substitute  by FRANÇOIS COPPÉE

1 February 2006
Vol. 5, No. 4

He was scarcely ten years old when he was arrested for the first time for vagabondage.

Boule de Suif  by GUY DE MAUPASSANT

30 March 2005
Vol. 5, No. 1

For several days in succession fragments of a defeated army had passed through the town. They were mere disorganized bands, not disciplined forces.


2 September 2004
Vol. 4, No. 3
classic, magical realism

On 25 March an unusually strange event occurred in St. Petersburg.


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