1   19 readings 3 min
 19th Century  Realism  Local Colour
A SULLIVAN COUNTY TALE

Four men once came to a wet place in the roadless forest to fish. They pitched their tent fair upon the brow of a pine-clothed ridge of riven rocks whence a bowlder could ... [+]

1   24 readings 3 min
 20th Century  Realism
In the summer of 1896 Mr. William Holt, a wealthy manufacturer of Chicago, was living temporarily in a little town of central New York, the name of which the writer's memory has not retained. Mr. ... [+]

0   33 readings 5 min
 19th Century  Local Colour
All things change except barbers, the ways of barbers, and the surroundings of barbers. These never change. What one experiences in a barber's shop the first time he enters one is what he always ... [+]

0   32 readings 4 min
 20th Century  Local Colour
The policeman on the beat moved up the avenue impressively. The impressiveness was habitual and not for show, for spectators were few. The time was barely 10 o'clock at night, but chilly gusts of ... [+]

1   94 readings 1 min
 Stream of Consciousness  20th Century
The noon's greygolden meshes make
All night a veil,
The shorelamps in the sleeping lake
Laburnum ... [+]

2   20 readings 1 min
'Tis fine to see the Old World and travel up and down 

Among the famous palaces and cities of renown, 

To admire the crumblyh castles and the statues and kings 

But ... [+]