He pressed a button, and the room sprang into more light, coming out pinkly and vividly--the brocaded walls pliant to touch with every so often a gilt-framed engraving; a gilt table with an onyx top cheerfully cluttered with the sauciest short-story magazines of the month; a white mantelpiece with an artificial hearth and a pink-and-gilt chaise-longue piled high with small, lacy pillows, and a very green magazine open and face downward on the floor beside it.
INTRODUCTION Youth, beauty, and love, wit, gayety and laughter, are the component parts of the delightful picture conjured up by the mere name of Giovanni Boccaccio, the prince of story-tellers for all generations of men.
We should know the Bible as literature, not as one knows a story-book, or a dialect-exercise, but as one knows the melodies and memories of childhood.
"The occupations pursued in the Kindergarten are the following: free play of a child by itself; free play of several children by themselves; associated play under the guidance of a teacher; gymnastic exercises; several sorts of handwork suited to little children; going for walks; learning music, both instrumental (on the method of Madame Wiseneder) and vocal; learning and repetition of poetry; story-telling; looking at really good pictures; aiding in domestic occupations; gardening; and the usual systematic ordered occupations of Froebel.
And as he knocked at the door of the big two-story log-house on the left he defended himself. "
But as a short-story writer he shares the failing of all his English brothers in that art, until James Hogg, the Ettrick Shepherd, penned his tales--namely, that his short-stories do not stand apart, as things total in themselves, but are woven into a larger narrative by whose proportions they are dwarfed, so that their true completeness is disguised. "
The Attorney General's office, built in 1981 during the Babbitt administration, is a long low two-story building of white cement and wall-sized sheets of curtain-glass.
A red hall light showed against the door-pane and two lower-story windows were widely illuminated.
It is worth while also to note the prominence given to play, music, poetry and story-telling pictures, domestic occupations and gardening, all preceding the "systematic and ordered occupations" which to some have seemed so all-important.
STORY IV BUDDY PIGG PLAYS BALL "Hello, Buddy!"
Footnote 2: Short-Story Writing, by Charles Raymond Barrett.
In the rear of the Broadway dwelling-houses, are one story tea-rooms, or third parlors, the roofs of which form a continuous platform, upon which you can step from the second story of the houses."
It is felt in the advance of the general level of short story art.
Cooper's Some English Story Tellers (Kipling).
CHIDLEY, HOWARD J. New story talks to boys and girls.
Nearly all the buildings on Third street at that time from Robert to Jackson were two-story frame structures, and in their rear were small houses occupied by the owners of the stores.
Defoe's main contribution was the short-story essay, which stands midway between the anecdote, or germ-plot, buried in a mass of extraneous material, and the short-story proper.
There is a story current, dependent on the authority of Junius, that Koster's principal workman, assumed to be Hans or John Faust--and some, to reconcile improbabilities, even say John Gutenberg--who had been sworn to secrecy, decamped one Christmas Eve, after the death of Koster, while the family were at church, taking with him types and printing apparatus and, after short sojourns at Amsterdam and Cologne, got to Mainz or Mayence with them, and there introduced printing.
Rouse, William Merriam, Arms of Judgment (Argosy-All-Story Weekly, March 12).
It is, then, with animation and confidence that the author politely offers to a regenerated nation this modern, moral, literary, and highly scientific work, thinly but ineffectually disguised as fiction, in deference to the prejudices of a few old-fashioned story-readers who still survive among us.
Primary story worship programs.
His poetry is remarkable for its variety, its story interest, and its wonderful melody.
R65503, 10Aug50, Harold G. Aron (A) AROUND AN IROQUOIS STORY FIRE, by Mabel Powers (Yehsennohwehs) With illus.
For the reader of to-day is much like the child and the primitive man in this respect, that he must be attracted and held by the story element of a narrative before he learns to appreciate its style or moral significance.
SJG's Austin headquarters was a modest two-story brick office-suite, cluttered with phones, photocopiers, fax machines and computers.
A Story anthology.
You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.net Title: Stories by American Authors, Volume 1 Author: Various Release Date: March 4, 2004 EBook #11436 Language: English Character set encoding: ASCII *** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK STORIES AMERICAN, VOL 1. ***
The Project Gutenberg eBook, The Great English Short-Story Writers, Vol.
THE GOSSIP V. WORLD STORIES VI.
Dear children, upon this little story-tree two golden apples of instruction hang, which I want you to pluck and enjoy.
V As has been already stated, a short-story theme, however fine, can only be converted into good art by the suppression of whatever is discursive or ungainly, so that it becomes integral and balanced in all its parts; and by the addition of a stroke of fantasy, so that it becomes vast, despite its brevity, implying a wider horizon than it actually describes; but, in excess of these qualities, there is a last of still greater importance, without which it fails--the power to create the impression of having been possible.
Thomas Hood's poem of The Dream of Eugene Aram, written at a time when the prose short-story, under the guidance of Hawthorne and Poe, was just beginning to take its place as a separate species of literary art, has never been surpassed for short-story technique by any of the practitioners of prose.
We shall find the higher orders of insects making their appearance in succession as the story proceeds.
The old ballad which commemorates the battle of Otterbourne, fought on August 10, 1388, is a fine example of the short-story method.
I. THE EVOLUTION OF THE SHORT-STORY II.
Froebel's own adaptation was simpler; it was his principle to begin with a desire on the part of the child, and he gives his method in story form, "How Lina learned to write and read."
Half the one-story dwelling was devoted to a living room, furnished simply but with modest taste.
-- For starters, let me try to summarize the lessons and intuitions I've had about ebooks from my release of two novels and most of a short story collection online under a Creative Commons license.
The short story builder.
But the stable proved to be a one-story affair, and they were just turning to leave when a stamping sound within arrested their notice.
In an attached, one-story addition with a gable, at the west of the salon, I have a library lighted from both east and west.
CONTENTS I BROTHER AND SISTER II "THE DRACONIAN REFORMS" III "BRICK," "SORREL-TOP," AND "REDDY" IV THE BITER BITTEN V HOME AGAIN VI EXAMINATION DAY VII FATHER AND SON VIII 'FRISCO KID AND THE NEW BOY IX ABOARD THE DAZZLER X WITH THE BAY PIRATES XI CAPTAIN AND CREW XII JOE TRIES TO TAKE FRENCH LEAVE XIII BEFRIENDING EACH OTHER XIV AMONG THE OYSTER-BEDS XV GOOD SAILORS IN A WILD ANCHORAGE XVI 'FRISCO KID'S DITTY-BOX XVII 'FRISCO KID TELLS HIS STORY XVIII A NEW RESPONSIBILITY FOR JOE XIX THE BOYS PLAN AN ESCAPE XX PERILOUS HOURS XXI JOE AND HIS FATHER PART I CHAPTER I BROTHER AND SISTER They ran across the shining sand, the Pacific thundering its long surge at their backs, and when they gained the roadway leaped upon bicycles and dived at faster pace into the green avenues of the park.
R93253, 7Apr52, David Stone (A) STOWELL, JAY S. More story-worship programs.