The 30,000 Dollar Bequest and Other Stories eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 282 pages of information about The 30,000 Dollar Bequest and Other Stories.
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Start of eBook1
THE $30,000 BEQUEST1
CHAPTER I1
CHAPTER II2
CHAPTER III5
CHAPTER IV7
CHAPTER V11
CHAPTER VI13
CHAPTER VII17
CHAPTER VIII19
A DOG’S TALE22
CHAPTER I22
CHAPTER II24
CHAPTER III25
WAS IT HEAVEN?  OR HELL?30
CHAPTER I30
CHAPTER II30
CHAPTER III32
CHAPTER IV37
CHAPTER V39
CHAPTER VI40
CHAPTER VII41
CHAPTER VIII41
CHAPTER IX42
CHAPTER X43
A CURE FOR THE BLUES43
THE CURIOUS BOOK57
THE ENEMY CONQUERED; OR, LOVE TRIUMPHANT57
(Enter Gracia.)72
(F. makes a slight noise.)74
Cumming, Ga., January 22, 184478
No frowning age shall control87
THE CALIFORNIAN’S TALE89
A HELPLESS SITUATION95
THE LETTER95
THE REPLY97
A TELEPHONIC CONVERSATION98
EDWARD MILLS AND GEORGE BENTON:  A TALE100
THE FIVE BOONS OF LIFE104
Chapter II105
Chapter III105
Chapter IV105
Chapter V106
THE FIRST WRITING-MACHINES106
ITALIAN WITHOUT A MASTER108
Il ritorno dei Beati d’Italia110
Il ritorno dei Sovrani110
Spettacolli del di 25111
Una Principessa111
Grave disgrazia sul Ponte Vecchio111
Revolverate in teatro112
ITALIAN WITH GRAMMAR113
A BURLESQUE BIOGRAPHY118
HOW TO TELL A STORY122
THE WOUNDED SOLDIER123
THE GOLDEN ARM125
GENERAL WASHINGTON’S NEGRO BODY-SERVANT126
ANOTHER OLD HERO GONE127
ANOTHER CHERISHED REMNANT OF THE REVOLUTION GONE127
WIT INSPIRATIONS OF THE “TWO-YEAR-OLDS”129
AN ENTERTAINING ARTICLE131
AN ENGLISH CRITIC ON MARK TWAIN131
(From the London “Saturday Review.”)131
(One month later)134
(Still later)136
A LETTER TO THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY137
AMENDED OBITUARIES137
A MONUMENT TO ADAM139
A HUMANE WORD FROM SATAN140
INTRODUCTION TO “THE NEW GUIDE OF THE CONVERSATION IN141
DIALOGUE 16142
DIALOGUE 17143
ADVICE TO LITTLE GIRLS143
POST-MORTEM POETRY [1]144
DIED144
(Published by Request)147
THE DANGER OF LYING IN BED148
PORTRAIT OF KING WILLIAM III150
COMMENDATIONS OF THE PORTRAIT151
DOES THE RACE OF MAN LOVE A LORD?152
EXTRACTS FROM ADAM’S DIARY160
KEEP OFF161
This way to the Whirlpool162
Cave of the Winds this way162
EVE’S DIARY168
Extract from Adam’s Diary175
After the Fall179
Forty Years Later180
At Eve’s Grave180
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