Christopher Morley

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Poetry — From the May 1953 issue

Elected silence

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Three sonnets (in loving memory of William Rose Ben??©t, 1886-1950)

Poetry — From the September 1950 issue

Anthem for Boeotia

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Pleased to meet you

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A story in three parts–part III (chaps. XIII-XVI)

Fiction — From the January 1927 issue

Pleased to meet you

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A story in three parts–part II (chaps. VII-XII)

Fiction — From the December 1926 issue

Pleased to meet you

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A story in three parts–part I (chaps. [I]-VI)

Fiction — From the March 1926 issue

The arrow

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A story in two parts–part II (chaps. [IV]-VII)

Fiction — From the February 1926 issue

The arrow

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A story in two parts–part I (chaps. [I]-III)

Fiction — From the December 1925 issue

Thunder on the left

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A story in four parts–part IV (chaps. [XVIII]-XXI)

Fiction — From the November 1925 issue

Thunder on the left

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A story in four parts–part III (chaps. [XII]-XVII)

Fiction — From the October 1925 issue

Thunder on the left

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A story in four parts–part II (chaps. [VII]-XI)

Fiction — From the September 1925 issue

Thunder on the left

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A story in four parts[--part I] (chaps. [I]-VI)

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Baedeker fibbed

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Adventures in Cherbourg

Poetry — From the June 1923 issue

To a foreigner

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