“Cold air!” exclaimed Stover. “Toward the mouth! That cold air comes from somewhere. Perhaps there’s another end to this tunnel, beyond the hill, or a connection with another tunnel. Come. There is no time to lose. We must get there first.”By ROBERT E. PINKERTON26 min
ABOUT a year ago there was published in MACLEAN’S MAGAZINE an article entitled “Marriage and the Conservation of Comfort.” In that article I endeavored to throw some additional light on marriage (which must, by now, be considered a well established custom) and to erect for the youthful benedict a few guide posts in what is admitted to be a rather distracting area.By ALAN SULLIVAN12 min
WHEN you have succeeded apparently in downing an opponent it is disconcerting, to say the least, to have him unexpectedly rise from the mat and strike you a blow from behind. So far as the race for Alice Holworth’s favor was concerned I had come to regard Larry Barlow as a negligible quantity.By WILLIAM BYRON25 min
THERE was a picture much in vogue several years ago called “Dignity and Impudence.” It got to be a very popular picture, particularly as it was sup: posed to point a moral to small people who forgot the delightful maxim about being seen and not heard.By HUGH S. EAYRS11 min
BECAUSE Yvette was beautiful, men flattered her, and because men flattered her, Yvette was beautiful. Her dark eyes had the exquisite daring of the woman who knows she pleases. The blood came readily into her smooth pale cheek because admiring glances called it there; and her red flower of a mouth shaped itself easiest to smiling acceptance of broken hearts.By FANNIE HEASLIP LEA21 min
SHE slipped off a ring and handed it to him. He pocketed it, and they were silent until he had helped her out of the auto and escorted her to her door. Then he said: “I will send you your letters and gifts to-morrow, Mabel. Goodby.” There was no relenting in her manner.By MORGAN ROBERTSON20 min
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