Another Surprise

Thurber’s stories are written in a jocose manner, but they contain enough serious matter to make one pensive. He tells us some builders who left a pane of glass standing upright in across the field, struck the glass and knocked inert. He rushed back and divulged to his friends that the air had crystallized. The …

The John J. Roe

Mark Twain’s boat was so slow no other steamer would condescend to race with it. With the utmost candor, Twain comments that his boat moved at such a pathetic pace, they used to forget in what year it was they left port. Nothing would mortify Twin more than the fact that ferry-boats, waiting to cross …

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