Note: The other authors to whom this work is attributed are
John Boyle O'Reilly, J. S. Dale, and John T. Wheelwright.
THE KING'S MEN
A Tale of To Morrow
ROBERT GRANT, ET AL.
Copyright, 1884, by
I. RIPON HOUSE, 1
II. RICHARD LINCOLN, 8
III. MY LADY'S CHAMBER, 19
IV. JARLEY JAWKINS, 32
V. "JAWKIN'S JOLLITIES," ...
A number of typographical errors found in the original text
have been corrected in this version. A list of these errors
is provided at the end of the book.
VAN TASSEL SUTPHEN
"THE CARDINAL'S ROSE"
"THE GATES OF CHANCE"
NEW YORK AND LONDON
HARPER & BROTHERS PUBLISHERS
Copyright, 1905, 1906, by
The Metropolitan Magazine Company.
Copyright, 1906, by HARPER & BROTHERS.
All rights rese...
The Space Rover
By Edwin K. Sloat
[Transcriber's note: This etext was produced from Astounding Stories February 1932. Extensive research did not uncover any evidence that the U.S. copyright on this publication was renewed.]
Young Winford heads a desperate escape from the prison mines of Mercury.
[Illustration: Winford leaped out into space along the cable. ]
Evan Winford leaned wearily against the controls of the little space sphere, and stared out of the window at the planet, Mercury, which lay a million miles sunward. Fail now? He gritted his t...
[Illustration: Illustrated by Kelly Freas ]
WASTE NOT, WANT
Eat your spinach, little man! It's good for you. Stuff yourself with it. Be a good little consumer, or the cops will get you.... For such is the law of supply and demand!
BY DAVE DRYFOOS
Panic roused him the black imp of panic that lived under the garish rug of this unfamiliar room and crawled out at dawn to nudge him awake and stare from the blank space to his left where Tillie's gray head should have been.
His fists clenched in anger at himself. He'd never been the sort to make a...
Transcriber's Note: This e text was produced from "Astounding Stories", January, 1932. Extensive research did not reveal any evidence that the U.S. copyright on this publication was renewed.
[Illustration: His clutching hands closed on something small and hard. ]
The Seed of the Toc Toc Birds
By Francis Flagg
[Sidenote: Little did Prof. Reubens suspect what his atom tampering would set loose upon the world.]
Talbot had been working that day, far up in the Catalinas, looking over some mining prospects for his company, and was returning to the Mountain View ...
DEAD MAN'S PLANET
By WILLIAM MORRISON
Illustrated by EMSH
When a driven man arrives at a cemetery world, what else can it be but journey's end and the start of a new one?
Outside the ship, it was the sun that blazed angrily. Inside, it was Sam Wilson's temper. "Study your lessons," he snarled, with a savageness that surprised himself, "or I'll never let you set foot on this planet at all."
"Okay, Pop," said Mark, a little white around the nostrils. He looked old for so young a kid. "I didn't mean anything wrong."
"I don't care what you mea...
In Lecture I, there are paragraphs numbered 1 to 8 but omitting
4. This is as in the original, as is the inconsistent
hyphenation of the words "lawgiver" and "twofold". In two
instances, errors of punctuation have been corrected, and in one
The reaction would not have been so deeply bitter if only it hadn't worked....
by E. M. Clinton, Jr.
TWX WHITE HOUSE TO COL. K. A. BROWN COMMANDER PACIFIC SPACEPORT: CONGRESS PRESSURE HIGH INVESTIGATION IMMINENT MUST HAVE FULL INFORMATION WHY MOON LAUNCHES BEHIND SCHEDULE
TWX COL. K. A. BROWN TO WHITE HOUSE: UNSEASONABLY CONSTANT BAD WEATHER PREVENTS LAUNCHING FOR PAST THREE WEEKS
TWX WHITE HOUSE TO BROWN PSP: WHAT KIND OF BAD WEATHER
TWX COL. K. A. BROWN TO WHITE HOUSE: FOG
TWX WHITE HOUSE TO BROWN PSP: C...
THE TASK OF SOCIAL HYGIENE
BY THE SAME AUTHOR
STUDIES IN THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SEX. SIX VOLS.
THE NEW SPIRIT
MAN AND WOMAN
THE WORLD OF DREAMS
THE SOUL OF SPAIN
IMPRESSIONS AND COMMENTS
ESSAYS IN WAR TIME. ETC.
THE TASK OF SOCIAL HYGIENE
Author of "The Soul of Spain"; "The World of Dreams"; etc.
Boston and New York Houghton Mifflin Company 1916
Printed in Great Britain.
Naturally an undertaker will get the last word.
But shouldn't he wait until his clients are dead?
THE LAST PLACE ON EARTH
By JIM HARMON
Illustrated by Gaughan
Sam Collins flashed the undertaker a healthy smile, hoping it wouldn't
depress old Candle too much. He saluted. The skeletal figure in endless
black nodded gravely, and took hold of Sam Collins' arm with a death
"I'm going to bury you, Sam Collins," the undertaker said.
The tall false fronts of Main Street spilled out a lake of shadow, a
canal of liquid heat that soaked ...