The mind fed too long upon monotony succumbs to the insidious mental ailment which the West calls 'cabin fever.' ...
The voice of the clergyman intoned the last sad hope of humanity, the final prayer was said, and the mourners turned away, leaving Mrs.
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Herland described an all-women utopia in a secluded high valley, where 3 adventurous young men visit by airplane.
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In this serious attempt to forecast the changes ahead in the 20th century from the year 1906, the author deals with the accelerating rate of scientific progress, housing, travel, population, busine
"Never heard a sound," the younger of the afternoon callers admitted, getting rid of his empty cup and leaning forward in his low chair. "No more tea, thank you, Miss Fairclough.