Karl Marx on Werewolf Labor

            The prolongation of the working day beyond the limits of the natural day, into the night, only acts as a palliative.…

Dickens: Night Walks

      Some years ago a temporary inability to sleep, referable to a distressing impression, caused me to walk about the streets all…

The Common Burglar

The oldest and commonest system of the house burglar in locating money and jewelry is to stand about theaters, cafés, and the…

Thieves and Poets

Paris, 1785 — Toward seven the din dies down in the city, everywhere and all at once. You can hear the cab…

What the Thrush Said

O thou whose face hath felt the Winter's wind, Whose eye has seen the snow-clouds hung in mist And the black elm tops 'mong…