Monday, July 13, 2015

When a Wreck Is Connected with the Shore by Means of a Rope, a Traveling Cradle Is Made, and, so Long as the Rope Holds, Lives Can Be Saved (1904)

P.T. McGrath, “An Ocean Graveyard: Stories of Wrecks and Rescues on the Newfoundland Coast,” Pearson’s Magazine 17 (January 1904): 14.

Friday, July 10, 2015

In General There Is a Feeling of Great Security in the Water (1896)

Emily Nunn Whitman, “The Zoölogical Station at Naples, The Century  32 ( August 1886):793.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Monday, July 6, 2015

Not a Soul outside the Narrow Limits of the Cabin Had a Clue That a Diver Had Entered the Water (1919)

Kenneth L. Aitken, “From the Admiralty Files,” Illustrations by George Avison, The Century 99 (December 1919): 249.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

He Sent the Gentle Stranger Hurtling through the Air (1896)

W.W. Jacobs, “A Black Affair,” Illustrated by W.O. Bowman, The Idler 9 (April 1896): 410.