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Touching Wood
Argosy, February 1950, pp. 93-98
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    Issues of the 1940s = 2 Years, 6 Issues, 125 Articles
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        Issues of 1949 = 5 Issues, 103 Articles
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        Issues of the 1950s = 10 Years, 117 Issues, 2,145 Articles
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          Issues of 1950 = 12 Issues, 260 Articles
          1. [+]
            January 1950 Issue = 22 Articles
            1. Holy Night by Quintin Hogg, p. 4
            2. Cautious Cavalier by Hugh Walpole, pp. 5-14
            3. In Vino Veritas by A.A. Milne, pp. 15-26
            4. Wings by Liam O'Flaherty, pp. 27-28
            5. Technique by George Mikes, p. 29
            6. God Rest You Merry, pp. 30-32
            7. Gentleman's Agreement by Antonia Ridge, pp. 33-40
            8. Where Early Fa's the Dew by Guy Gilpatric, pp. 41-56
            9. Some Other Star by Gerald Kersh, pp. 57-59
            10. Don't Look Now!, pp. 60-62
            11. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, pp. 63-80
            12. Who Only Stand and Wait by Michael Foster, pp. 81-93
            13. Not at Bedtime!, p. 94
            14. Mr. Waddy by Will F. Jenkins, pp. 95-103
            15. Eve, pp. 104-106
            16. The Moose and Rusty Jones by Sir Charles Roberts, pp. 107-112
            17. In the Moonlight by Guy de Maupassant, pp. 113-116
            18. Herbs and the Horse by Clive Burnley, pp. 117-126
            19. The Ingenious Raconteur, p. 127
            20. Homestead by Edward Thomas, p. 128
            21. Tokay Jennie by M.F.K. Fisher, pp. 129-159
            22. Argosy Crossword, pp. 160-162
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            February 1950 Issue = 23 Articles
            1. Come Wind, Come Weather by J.B. Priestley, p. 4
            2. The Glad Years by Johan Bojer, pp. 5-11
            3. Penny Plain, p. 12
            4. Choice by John Wells, pp. 13-25
            5. Pick and Choose, pp. 26-28
            6. Big Shot by William Saroyan, pp. 29-40
            7. The Cup by Christopher Sykes, pp. 41-58
            8. Long Weekend by Ray Bradbury, pp. 59-66
            9. Sea Change by Paul Dehn, p. 67
            10. Sweet Sorcery, pp. 68-70
            11. Guardian Angel by Frank O'Connor, pp. 71-78
            12. Year of the Phylloxera by Mary Gallati, pp. 79-89
            13. Felicity, pp. 90-92
            14. Touching Wood by Osbert Sitwell, pp. 93-98
            15. A Bracelet For Karmesin by Gerald Kersh, pp. 99-103
            16. Country Musick by Justin Richardson, p. 104
            17. Happy Land by Malcolm Letts, pp. 105-108
            18. Minuke by Nigel Kneale, pp. 109-118
            19. The Late Bernard by Alexandre Arnoux, pp. 119-122
            20. Precaution by G.F. Bradby, p. 123
            21. Boon Companions, pp. 124-126
            22. Hurricane by Dorothy Cottrell, pp. 127-159
            23. Argosy Crossword, pp. 160-162
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            March 1950 Issue = 23 Articles
            1. Promise of Spring by J.H.B. Peel, p. 4
            2. Pursuit by T.O. Beachcroft, pp. 5-13
            3. Trivia by Dorothy Parker, p. 14
            4. Corruption of Theophilus Frost by Clive Burnley, pp. 15-22
            5. George St. George's Locket by Norman Edwards, pp. 23-31
            6. Baccanale, pp. 32-34
            7. Finder of Lost Things by Edmund Candler, pp. 35-46
            8. Second Fiddle by Joseph Wechsberg, pp. 47-51
            9. If This Be Love, pp. 52-54
            10. How Long To Hope by Julian Ward, pp. 55-69
            11. Songs of Innocence!, p. 70
            12. King Od by Howard Jones, pp. 71-73
            13. To Each His Own, p. 74
            14. The Shining God by Michael Hastings, pp. 75-82
            15. The Story of Ming-Y, pp. 83-92
            16. Doomsday Deferred by Will F. Jenkins, pp. 93-105
            17. At Close of Eve, pp. 106-108
            18. The Shakespearean Theory by A.A. Milne, pp. 109-111
            19. Spring Fever by Ogden Nash, p. 112
            20. Miracle of Saint Anthony by Richard Arvay, pp. 113-125
            21. Ships At Night by H.V. Morton, p. 126
            22. The Captive by Caroline Gordon, pp. 127-159
            23. Argosy Crossword, pp. 160-162
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            April 1950 Issue = 19 Articles
            1. Moon Set by Gordon Bottomley, p. 4
            2. A Matter of Love by MacKinley Helm, pp. 5-12
            3. Circumstantial Evidence by Ray Bradbury, pp. 13-28
            4. The Culprit by H. Warington Smyth, pp. 29-33
            5. Sweet o' the Year, pp. 34-36
            6. Case of Miss Waring by Neil Paterson, pp. 37-56
            7. The Falcon by Per Hallstrom, pp. 57-61
            8. Travellers' Joy, p. 62
            9. Old Wagon by Howard Fast, pp. 63-74
            10. Jeremy in the Wind by Nigel Kneale, pp. 75-77
            11. Delilah, pp. 78-80
            12. Arabian Night by Neil McGarel, pp. 81-88
            13. The Maltese Cat by Rudyard Kipling, pp. 89-104
            14. Hornblower and Noah's Ark by C.S. Forester, pp. 105-119
            15. Od's Bodikins, pp. 120-122
            16. The Duchess and the Dolls by C. Moynihan, pp. 123-131
            17. The Owl Who Thought He Was God by James Thurber, p. 132
            18. Pulling Strings by Margaret Bonham, pp. 133-159
            19. Argosy Crossword, pp. 160-162
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            May 1950 Issue = 22 Articles
            1. On Such a Day as This by Edward Thomas, p. 4
            2. Cayetano the Perfect by Barnaby Conrad, pp. 5-15
            3. Tall Story, p. 16
            4. Karmesian and Human Vanity by Gerald Kersh, pp. 17-22
            5. Hurricane Wedding by Dorothy Cottrell, pp. 23-35
            6. Present Company Excepted, pp. 36-38
            7. Love Me Little, Love Me Long by H.E. Bates, pp. 39-44
            8. The Army Comes Aboard by Jerome Willis, pp. 45-56
            9. Hey Nonny Nonny! by Ogden Nash, p. 57
            10. Home Sweet Home, pp. 58-60
            11. The Reef by H. Vernor Dixon, pp. 61-72
            12. Judge's House by Bram Stoker, pp. 73-87
            13. Love-Song, pp. 88-90
            14. Wife Deceiver by Stuart Cloete, pp. 91-102
            15. Conquerors' Isle by Nelson Bond, pp. 103-113
            16. Mistaken Identity by W.J. Brown, p. 114
            17. Assassin by George Tabori, pp. 115-123
            18. Cats' Cradle, pp. 124-126
            19. Story of the Two Dancers by C.G. Campbell, pp. 127-135
            20. Primrose Path by Joyce Grenfell, p. 136
            21. Hornblower, the Duchess and the Devil by C.S. Forester, pp. 137-159
            22. Argosy Crossword, pp. 160-162
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            June 1950 Issue = 23 Articles
            1. High Noon by John Drinkwater, p. 4
            2. The Threshold by John Mayo Goss, pp. 5-12
            3. Bush River by Joyce Cary, pp. 13-20
            4. Monsieur, the Saint of Virette by Antonia Ridge, pp. 21-29
            5. The Summer Game, pp. 30-32
            6. Sam Small's Better Half by Eric Knight, pp. 33-45
            7. All In A Garden Green by Donald Watt, p. 46
            8. Night Drive by Will F. Jenkins, pp. 47-56
            9. Lunch, Cricket and Thespia by Colin Bullard, pp. 57-61
            10. Brief Encounters, pp. 62-64
            11. Answer Of The Great Reindeer by Robert Crottet, pp. 65-80
            12. Karmesin and The Unbeliever by Gerald Kersh, pp. 81-87
            13. Do You Remember? by Struthers Burt, p. 88
            14. In The Spring by Guy de Maupassant, pp. 89-93
            15. My Kingdom for a Horse, p. 94
            16. The Long Chance by Richard Stern, pp. 95-97
            17. New Line by W.J. Brown, p. 98
            18. No Witness by H.G. Evarts, pp. 99-109
            19. Ring Time, pp. 110-112
            20. Orchid House by Kathryn Grondahl, pp. 113-128
            21. Dolores by John Inglis Hall, pp. 129-138
            22. Hornblower, the Duchess and the Devil by C.S. Forester, pp. 139-159
            23. Argosy Crossword, pp. 160-162
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            July 1950 Issue = 20 Articles
            1. Song of the South by Frederic Prokosch, p. 4
            2. Heritage by Rosemary Edisford, pp. 5-12
            3. Karmesin and the Tailor's Dummy by Gerald Kersh, pp. 13-18
            4. High Diver by John Ashworth, pp. 19-31
            5. Daughters of the Sun, pp. 32-34
            6. Under the Juniper Tree by Caryl Brahms, pp. 35-52
            7. Sam Small and the Polkingthorpe Giant by Eric Knight, pp. 53-65
            8. A Hunting We Will Go!, p. 66
            9. Another Day by C. Craven, pp. 67-73
            10. Under the Willows, pp. 74-76
            11. Chastity by Lin Yutang, pp. 77-90
            12. Coffee For One by Sidney Carroll, pp. 91-98
            13. Street of Disguises by C.G. Campbell, pp. 99-106
            14. The Owl by David Walker, pp. 107-117
            15. Wilt Thou Have...?, pp. 118-120
            16. Blood Will Tell by Don Marquis, pp. 121-126
            17. I'll Not Look For Wine by Ray Bradbury, pp. 127-137
            18. Cavalcade by Donald Watt, p. 138
            19. Easting Down by Shalimar, pp. 139-159
            20. Argosy Crossword, pp. 160-162
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            August 1950 Issue = 21 Articles
            1. Caravan by R.L. Stevenson, p. 4
            2. The Unsuspected by Neil Bell, pp. 5-12
            3. Love Letter by Will F. Jenkins, pp. 13-19
            4. Soundings by Alun Llewellyn, p. 20
            5. Karmesin and the Big Frost by Gerald Kersh, pp. 21-24
            6. The Tortoise by Ogden Nash, p. 25
            7. Ebb Tide, pp. 26-28
            8. An Official Position by W. Somerset Maugham, pp. 29-46
            9. Riquet With The Tuft, pp. 47-52
            10. Road to Feather River by Michael Foster, pp. 53-64
            11. Refrain by Justin Richardson, p. 65
            12. Fashion Plate, pp. 66-68
            13. Channel Crossing by Dane Chandos, pp. 69-76
            14. Portrait of Innocence by Michael Fessier, pp. 77-88
            15. The Monster by Nelson Bond, pp. 89-103
            16. Whither Thou Goest, pp. 104-106
            17. Sea Change by David Walker, pp. 107-121
            18. Splice the Mainbrace!, p. 122
            19. There Will Come Soft Rains by Ray Bradbury, pp. 123-126
            20. The Flying Yorkshireman by Eric Knight, pp. 127-159
            21. Argosy Crossword, pp. 160-162
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            September 1950 Issue = 20 Articles
            1. September Tide by Laurie Lee, p. 4
            2. Day of Grace by Morley Callaghan, pp. 5-13
            3. Roundelay by Ogden Nash, p. 14
            4. Gemini by G.B. Stern, pp. 15-27
            5. Swing High Swing Low, pp. 28-30
            6. Night Call by J. Prise, pp. 31-46
            7. Discoveries by Denton Welch, pp. 47-50
            8. The Long Promenade by Ruth McKenney, pp. 51-57
            9. Castle in the Air, p. 58
            10. Escape by Ray Bradbury, pp. 59-71
            11. Here's a Health, pp. 72-74
            12. The Case of the Nemean Lion by Agatha Christie, pp. 75-94
            13. Lost With All Hands by Cutcliffe Hyne, pp. 95-108
            14. Fox Hunt by William Faulkner, pp. 109-122
            15. White Watch by Gordon Bottomley, p. 123
            16. Least Said..., pp. 124-126
            17. The Swan and Edgar by Alan Ivimey, pp. 127-132
            18. Salvatore by W. Somerset Maugham, pp. 133-136
            19. Small Wonder by Gouverneur Morris, pp. 137-159
            20. Argosy Crossword, pp. 160-162
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            October 1950 Issue = 22 Articles
            1. Rondel by John Drinkwater, p. 4
            2. Village Panther by David Walker, pp. 5-13
            3. There's Method by Ogden Nash, p. 14
            4. Cutting the Cherry by Kenneth Allsop, pp. 15-20
            5. The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury, pp. 21-31
            6. Table Talk, pp. 32-34
            7. Mitzi and Millstones by James Martin Young, pp. 35-50
            8. The Masculine Principle by Frank O'Connor, pp. 51-58
            9. Moment of the Herring by Vincent Cornier, pp. 59-61
            10. Broomsticks, pp. 62-64
            11. The Singing Pharmacist by Joseph Wechsberg, pp. 65-76
            12. Search in the Mist by Will F. Jenkins, pp. 77-83
            13. Woodland Ballet by Marion Peacock, pp. 84-87
            14. Stirrup Cup, p. 88
            15. Yama and the Princess by N. Coomaraswamy and A.K. Coomaraswamy, pp. 89-94
            16. Meet Me In Havana by Burnham Carter, pp. 95-107
            17. Nocturne, pp. 108-110
            18. No Head for Heights by Clive Burnley, pp. 111-120
            19. The Reconstructed Rebel by Gordon Malherbe Hillman, pp. 121-132
            20. If Love Be Love, pp. 133-134
            21. The Case of the Cretan Bull by Agatha Christie, pp. 135-159
            22. Argosy Crossword, pp. 160-162
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            November 1950 Issue = 24 Articles
            1. Till Spring by Elinor Wylie, p. 4
            2. The Deal by M. Gilbert, pp. 5-13
            3. The Swan by Ogden Nash, p. 14
            4. Never Start A Rumour by Dillon Anderson, pp. 15-26
            5. Vino Ardoroso by J. Matthewman, pp. 27-32
            6. Nightingales by Robert Bridges, p. 33
            7. Hook Line and Sinker, pp. 34-36
            8. Case of the Erymanthian Boar by Agatha Christie, pp. 37-53
            9. The Stork Who Married a Dumb Wife by James Thurber, p. 54
            10. 'Neezer's Bail by Annie Mae Brown, pp. 55-59
            11. A Man's Best Friend, p. 60
            12. Story of the Sheikh Mizeil by C.G. Campbell, pp. 61-70
            13. The Visitation by John Pudney, pp. 71-79
            14. Fine Feathers, pp. 80-82
            15. Curve of Search by Thomas Woodrooffe, pp. 83-92
            16. Big Build Up by Michael Foster, pp. 93-108
            17. Murder by William Sansom, pp. 109-115
            18. Much Ado, pp. 116-118
            19. Pearl of Great Price by Virginia Woolf, pp. 119-124
            20. Mr. MacAfee Returns by Roy Whittier, pp. 125-134
            21. On The Road by H.E. Bates, pp. 135-139
            22. Letter To A Friend by Radovan Zogovic, p. 140
            23. The Second House of Usher by Ray Bradbury, pp. 141-159
            24. Argosy Crossword, pp. 160-162
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            December 1950 Issue = 21 Articles
            1. Foghorns by Frances Frost, p. 4
            2. The Goad by M. Edwin, pp. 5-12
            3. No Ice For Drissi by John Inglis Hall, pp. 13-18
            4. Case of the Capture of Cerberus by Agatha Christie, pp. 19-38
            5. Sea Music by W.J. Turner, p. 39
            6. Caravan, pp. 40-42
            7. The Man Who Came Back by Michael Foster, pp. 43-57
            8. Consequences, p. 58
            9. Natuk by George Bruce, pp. 59-66
            10. The New Member by Robert Lewis, pp. 67-72
            11. The Dastardly Behaviour of Mr. Fawkes by Nigel Balchin, pp. 73-81
            12. Daughters of Eve, pp. 82-84
            13. Waterfront by Jacland Marmur, pp. 85-96
            14. Up The Garden Path by V.S. Pritchett, pp. 97-104
            15. Monastery Cat by E. Macwhirter, pp. 105-109
            16. Star Gathering by Humbert Wolfe, p. 110
            17. Time of Waiting by Stephen Vincent Benet, pp. 111-125
            18. O Calamity!, pp. 126-128
            19. Windmill Fixers by Dillon Anderson, pp. 129-138
            20. The Frontier by H.E. Bates, pp. 139-159
            21. Argosy Crossword, pp. 160-162
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