短篇小说 | The Repairer of Reputations

2022年1月13日

Toward the end of the year 1920 the Government of the United States had practically completed the programme, adopted during the last months of President Winthrop's administration.

短篇小说 | The Game

2022年1月11日

The Red Un was very red; even his freckles were red rather than copper-coloured. And he was more prodigal than most kings, for he had two crowns on his head.

短篇小说 | My Kinsman, Major Molineux

2022年1月7日

AFTER the kings of Great Britain had assumed the right of appointing the colonial governors, the measures of the latter seldom met with the ready and generous approbation which had been paid to those of their predecessors, under the original charters.

短篇小说 | To Build a Fire

2022年1月6日

Day had broken cold and grey, exceedingly cold and grey, when the man turned aside from the main Yukon trail and climbed the high earth- bank, where a dim and little-travelled trail led eastward through the fat spruce timberland.

短篇小说 | The Pit and the Pendulum

2022年1月5日

I WAS sick, sick unto death, with that long agony, and when they at length unbound me, and I was permitted to sit, I felt that my senses were leaving me.

短篇小说 | Rikki-Tikki-Tavi

2022年1月4日

This is the story of the great war that Rikki-tikki-tavi fought single-handed through the bath-rooms of the big bungalow in Segowlee cantonment.

短篇小说 | A New England Nun

2022年1月2日

It was late in the afternoon, and the light was waning. There was a difference in the look of the tree shadows out in the yard.