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The Pious City of Eusebes
and the Warlike City of Machimus

King Midas hears the story of the infinite continent beyond this world, and the interesting customs of the inhabitants of its two greatest cities.

Lady-Spies, by Delight Evans

Toward the end of World War I, it seemed that every dark beauty in the movies was a spy for the Kaiser. Delight Evans, who was seventeen years old when she wrote this piece, runs through the dreary catalogue of clichés in a bit of free verse that’s anything but dreary.

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