A collection of Short Stories compiled from public domain. The stories are especially selected with the young Christian reader in mind.
Stories include: Esther, from the Old Testament.--The history of Ali Baba and the forty robbers, from \\"The Arabian nights.\\"--Rip Van Winkle, by W. Irving.--The Gold-bug, by E.A. Poe.--A Christmas carol, by C. Dickens.--The great stone face, by N. Hawthorne.--Rab and his friends, by J. Brown.--The outcasts of Poker Flat, by B. Harte.-Markheim, by R.L. Stevenson.--The necklace, by G. de Maupassant.--The man who would be king, by R. Kipling.--The gift of the magi, by O. Henry