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The Old Manse

Miss Ludington's Sister

by Edward Bellamy

The happiness of some lives is distributed pretty evenly over the whole stretch from the cradle to the grave, while that of others comes all at once, glorifying some particular epoch and leaving the rest in...

Assignment's End

by Roger D. Aycock

Alcorn's wild talent was miraculous ... he brought peace to everybody who came near him. Only one person was exempt—himself!

The Bell Tone

by Edmund H. Leftwich

It is no use. It's too late. The earth--I must dig--alone.

The Big Bounce

by Walter Tevis

Seeing it in action, anybody would quaver in alarm: What hath Farnsworth overwrought?

Betty Gordon in the Land of Oil

by Alice B. Emerson

From Washington the scene is shifted to the great oil fields of our country. A splendid picture of the oil field operations of today.

No Moving Parts


by Ernest M. Kenyon

If you let a man learn, and study, and work--and clamp a lid on so that nothing he takes into his mind can be let out--one way or another he'll blow a safety valve!

The Rat Racket

by David Henry Keller

With Dr. Keller's genius for hitting at vital spots every time, he now gives us a brand new idea and an ingenious solution. We hope no racketeers read this story. They might, as a result, cause the police some...

Death Comes But Twice

Real City

by Carrie Vaughn

“Real City” is a modern Hollywood fable set in a post-post-modern future.

For Solo Cello, op. 12

Hudson River Bracketed

Tarrano the Conqueror

by Raymond King Cummings

In Tarrano the Conqueror is presented a tale of the year 2430 A.D.--a time somewhat farther beyond our present-day era than we are beyond Columbus' discovery of America. My desire has been to create for you...

Teething Ring

by James Causey

Anyone can make an error, but the higher the society... the more disastrous the mistake!

To Each His Star

by Bryce Walton

"Nothing around those other suns but ashes and dried blood," old Dunbar told the space-wrecked, desperate men. "Only one way to go, where we can float down through the clouds to Paradise. That's straight ahead...



John Caldigate

George Walker at Suez

Christian Gellert's Last Christmas

by Berthold Auerbach

A Christmas short-story extracted from "German Tales".

The American Baron