The Bridge-Builders

This entry is part 1 of 13 in the series The Day's Work The least that Findlayson, of the Public Works Department, expected was a C.I.E.; he dreamed of a C.S.I. Indeed, his friends told him that he deserved more.…

A Walking Delegate

A Walking Delegate
This entry is part 2 of 13 in the series The Day's Work According to the custom of Vermont, Sunday afternoon is salting-time on the farm, and, unless something very important happens, we attend to the salting ourselves. Dave and…

The Ship That Found Herself

This entry is part 3 of 13 in the series The Day's Work It was her first voyage, and though she was but a cargo-steamer of twenty-five hundred tons, she was the very best of her kind, the outcome of…

The Tomb Of His Ancestors

The Tomb Of His Ancestors
This entry is part 4 of 13 in the series The Day's Work Some people will tell you that if there were but a single loaf of bread in all India it would be divided equally between the Plowdens, the…

The Devil And The Deep Sea

The Devil And The Deep Sea
This entry is part 5 of 13 in the series The Day's Work All supplies very bad and dear, and there are no facilities for even the smallest repairs. – Sailing Directions. Her nationality was British, but you will not…

William The Conqueror Part 1

William The Conqueror Part 1
This entry is part 6 of 13 in the series The Day's WorkI have done one braver thing Than all the worthies did; And yet a braver thence doth spring, Which is to keep that hid. The Undertaking. “Is …