A doctor has a rather unusual conversation with a dying patient.
by Emily Brontë
Three years later Nelly and Cathy visit Wuthering Heights, Heathcliff wishes Linton and Cathy to fall in love and marry. After Edgar finds out about their visit he forbids Cathy have any contact with Linton, which drives her to begin writing secret letters to him. Nelly finds Linton's letters to Cathy, destroys them, and does not tell Edgar.
The Trojans and Achaeans come to an agreement in an attempt to establish peace. Paris and Menelaus face each other in battle, but outside forces intervene on the outcome.
Their search leads Marian and Walter to the school, where they hear the story of the "ghost" seen by one of the students. Walter resolves to further their search that evening.
by Emily Holder
The following is an account written by Emily Holder describing her memories of Fort Jefferson. They tell the poignant and often fascinating story of the hardships, isolation and drama of daily life at the Dry Tortugas in the nineteenth century.
by Kirk Munroe
The French return and Rene determines to leave the new world for home. He asks his tribe for help and promises to return. He learns much from the French, including news of his uncle.
A biography of Sir William Rowan Hamilton.
An idle villager experiences some strange events while taking a walk in the mountains.
Coverdale is bed-ridden due to illness. He is attended by Hollingsworth during his rantings, forming a friendship between the men. Zenobia visits with gruel, and he tries to discover the secrets of her past.
About two months have passed, and Jane has been enduring even crueler treatment from her aunt and cousins while anxiously waiting for the arrangements to be made for her schooling. Now Jane is finally told she may attend the girls’ school Lowood, and she is introduced to Mr. Brocklehurst, the stern-faced man who runs the school. Mr. Brocklehurst abrasively questions Jane about religion, and he reacts with indignation when she declares that she finds the psalms uninteresting. Jane's aunt warns Mr. Brocklehurst that the girl also has a propensity for lying, a piece of information that Mr. Brocklehurst says he intends to publicize to Jane’s teachers upon her arrival. When Mr. Brocklehurst leaves, Jane is so hurt by her aunt’s accusation that she cannot stop herself from defending herself to her aunt. Mrs. Reed, for once, seems to concede defeat. Shortly thereafter, Bessie tells Jane that she prefers her to the Reed children. Before Jane leaves for school, Bessie tells her stories and sings her lovely songs.
Preface and explanation of purpose behind the book.
by Jane Austen
Catherine prepares to leave for Northanger Abbey with the Tilneys. She is nervous and tries to be on her best behavior. Not all is expected about the Tilney home.
Dimmesdale finishes his Election Day sermon, which focuses on the relationship between God and the communities of mankind, and has an encounter with Hester to whom he makes a confession.
Myra confronts George with her suspicions. George's refusal to conform begins to greatly affect both is social and professional relationships.
by Jack London
The narrator of the Novel, Humphrey Van Weyden, finds himself in a very precarious situation before he is rescued by a passing sealing ship.
A man comes to Mycroft Holmes and tells him of his strange encounter. Sherlock Holmes then becomes involved because of his brother’s laziness.
An evil prince and his mother, the queen, conspire to kill the prince’s brother who is good, kind, and handsome. The good prince (Leander) befriends a snake, which turns into a beautiful fairy. The fairy gives him a magical cap that can turn him invisible.
The children agree to let Dickon’s mother (Mrs. Sowerby) in on the secret of the garden. They tell her of their large appetites and she sends them food. Mary and Colin find it difficult to maintain their charade.
by Mark Twain
The Yankee prepares for his battle with Sir Sagramor. They battle and the Yankee shoots him.
Several contrivances of the author to please the king and queen. He shows his skill in music. The king inquires into the state of England, which the author relates to him. The king’s observations thereon.
Hector presents a challenge to the Achaean line. Ajax and Hector engage in battle until Zeus intervenes.
by Jane Austen
In this chapter, Mrs. Jennings emerges as a much more caring, sympathetic person than she has before.
Amelia fools everyone but Dobbin. Rawdon's disappointment amuses Becky.
Becky's refusal is explained. Sir Pitt's discovery sends him into a rage.
Holmes’s brother visits him and tells him that three pages of the secret submarine plans are missing. The rest of the papers were found with the body of Arthur Cadogen West, however the three missing could enable an enemy to construct the submarine.