Colonel Thorndyke’s Secret

Colonel Thorndyke’s Secret

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Squire Thorndyke, of the Manor House of Crawley, was, on the 1st of September; 1782, walking up and down the little terrace in front of the quaint old house in an unusually disturbed mood. More info →
Under Drake’s Flag

Under Drake’s Flag

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It was a Stormy morning in the month of May, 1572; and the fishermen of the little village of Westport, situate about five miles from Plymouth, clustered in the public house of the place; and discussed, not the storm, for that was a common topic, but the More info →
With Clive in India

With Clive in India

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A lady in deep mourning was sitting crying bitterly by a fire in small lodgings in the town of Yarmouth. More info →
Young Buglers, The

Young Buglers, The

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Had any of the boys in the lower forms of Eton in the year 1808, been asked who were the most popular boys of their own age, they would have been almost sure to have answered, without the slightest hesitation, Tom and Peter Scudamore, and yet it is probab More info →