Jack Sheppard

Jack Sheppard

On the night of Friday, the 26th of November, 1703, and at the hour of eleven, the door of a miserable habitation, situated in an obscure quarter of the Borough of Southwark, known as the Old Mint, was opened;and a man, with a lantern in his hand, appeare More info →
Lancashire Witches

Lancashire Witches

There were eight watchers by the beacon on Pendle Hill in Lancashire. More info →
Old Saint Paul’s

Old Saint Paul’s

One night, at the latter end of April 1665, the family of a citizen of London carrying on an extensive business as a grocer in Wood Street, Cheapside, were assembled, according to custom, at prayer. More info →
Rookwood

Rookwood

Within a sepulchral vault, and at midnight, two persons were seated. More info →
Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle

In the twentieth year of the reign of the right high and puissant King Henry the Eighth, namely, in 1529, on the 21st of April, and on one of the loveliest evenings that ever fell on the loveliest district in England, a fair youth, having somewhat the app More info →
Le Grand Meaulnes

Le Grand Meaulnes

He appeared at our house on a Sunday in November 189? More info →
Little Men

Little Men

"Please, sir, is this Plumfield," asked a ragged boy of the man who opened the great gate at which the omnibus left him. More info →
Little Women

Little Women

"Christmas won't be Christmas without any presents," grumbled Jo, lying on the rug. More info →
Under the Lilacs

Under the Lilacs

The elm-avenue was all overgrown, the great gate was never unlocked, and the old house had been shut up for several years. More info →
Death of a Hero

Death of a Hero

The casualty lists went on appearing for a long time after the Armistice - last spasms of Europe's severed arteries. More info →