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The Black Poodle and Other Tales

The Black Poodle and Other Tales by Anstey, F.
By: (1856-1934)

This is a collection of ten humorous short stories

First Page:

THE BLACK POODLE &c.

[Illustration: 'IT'S MY BINGO, FOR ALL THAT!']

THE BLACK POODLE

AND OTHER TALES

BY

F. ANSTEY

AUTHOR OF 'VICE VERSÂ' ETC.

NEW YORK: D. APPLETON AND COMPANY,

72 FIFTH AVENUE. 1896.

PREFACE.

The Author begs to state that the stories which are collected in this volume made their first appearance in 'Belgravia,' the 'Cornhill Magazine,' the 'Graphic,' 'Longman's Magazine,' 'Mirth,' and 'Temple Bar,' respectively, and he takes this opportunity of expressing his thanks to those Editors to whose courtesy he is indebted for permission to reprint them.

CONTENTS.

PAGE THE BLACK POODLE 1

THE STORY OF A SUGAR PRINCE 46

THE RETURN OF AGAMEMNON 69

THE WRAITH OF BARNJUM 93

A TOY TRAGEDY 115

AN UNDERGRADUATE'S AUNT 149

THE SIREN 168

THE CURSE OF THE CATAFALQUES 182

A FAREWELL APPEARANCE 232

ACCOMPANIED ON THE FLUTE 256

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