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Astounding Stories 14, February 1931

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Captain S. P. Meek

This issue includes "Werewolves of War" by D. W. Hall, "The Tentacles from Below" by Anthony Gilmore, "The Black La…

Under the Witches' Moon

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Nathan Gallizier

The scene is Rome, 935 A.D. Thirty-year-old Tristan, dressed as a pilgrim, overhears a conversation between Basil, the Grand Chamberlain, an…


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Richard William Church

This investigation of Bacon the scholar and man of letters begins with a look at the early days and progresses to his relationships with Que…

The Life and Adventures of Venture

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Venture Smith

Venture Smith was an African captured as a child and transported to the American colonies to be sold as a slave. As an adult, he purchased h…

The Delafield Affair

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Florence Finch Kelly

New Mexico's hot, dry winds are taking their toll: cattle suffer long treks to get food and water. But it is not just a hard time for them. …

Aces Up

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Covington Clarke

A crack American flying troop has been sent to France, where they await further instructions. They are concerned that their extensive talent…

The Verbalist

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Alfred Ayres

Osmun arranges usage problems alphabetically and treats certain areas in greater detail as he sees fit. For example, his first entry is A-AN…

Life's Enthusiasms

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David Starr Jordan

The words in this essay on positive thought sing like those in Whitman's "Leaves of Grass." The author praises joyous living and r…

The Real Latin Quarter

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Frank Berkeley Smith

"Cocher, drive to the rue Falguière"--this in my best restaurant French.The man with the varnished hat shrugged his shoulde…

Night Watches

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W. W. Jacobs

A most popular Jacobs character, a night watchman along the English coast, remembers troubles his friends got into during shore leave. At le…

Aaron Trow

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Anthony Trollope

What is it like to be a fox hunted by hounds? We find out through the senses of an escaped convict as he struggles to free himself from woul…

The Dixie Book of Days

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Page Andrews

The author used a yearly calendar to focus on pieces written by Southern authors. Many of these writers are little known, having created for…

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In George Washington

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Calista McCabe Courtenay

In this biography for young people, Calista McCabe Courtenay takes the reader from George Washington the surveyor to his early military care…

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