In This Issue
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Set in a wartime hospital, and narrated by a Civil War nurse, Louisa May Alcott's 1863 short story is a tale of siblings—one black, one white.
Something Left Undone
Night and Moonlight
“I shall be a benefactor, if I conquer some realms from the night, — if I report to the gazettes anything transpiring about us at that season worthy of their attention, if I can show men that there is some beauty awake while they are asleep, — if I add to the domains of poetry.”
The Spaniard and the Heretic
Mrs. Lewis: Story in Three Parts. Part Iii
The Formation of Glaciers
Two Scenes From the Life of Blondel
Andante: Beethoven's Sixth Symphony
The Sam Adams Regiments in the Town of Boston.--Concluded
Wet-Weather Work: Iv
The French Struggle for Naval and Colonial Power
The Great Instrument
The King's Wine
Monograph From an Old Note-Book; With a Postscript: "Eripuit Cœlo Fulmen, Sceptrumque Tyrannis"
History of Spanish Literature