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Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen

Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen is in O. Henry’s collection, The Trimmed Lamp and Other Stories of the Four Million (1907). They meet on the same park bench every Thanksgiving Day for Stuffy Pete’s annual feeding.
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The Open Window

“The Open Window,” a young woman named Vera frightens the visiting Mr. Nuttel with a lie about her uncle, Mr. Sappleton, and his two brothers-in-law drowning in a bog. When Nuttel sees the men walking toward the house, he assumes they’re ghosts who’ll come in through the open window.
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The Interlopers

The Interlopers is a story about years of rivalry and feuding between the von Gradwitzes and the Znaeyms seemingly come to an end when the two heads of the families find themselves in a life-or-death situation.