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                                                                                                          January 1919 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                          1. Mrs. Huggins's Hun by Stacy Aumonier, pp. 289-302
                                                                                                          2. The Tenth Man by "Centurion", pp. 303-310
                                                                                                          3. The Messenger by Elizabeth Robins, pp. 311-330
                                                                                                          4. The Little Houses by Victor Starbuck, p. 331
                                                                                                          5. The Red Shadow by L. Frank Tooker, pp. 332-338
                                                                                                          6. From a Chinese Court by Elizabeth Jane Coatsworth, pp. 339-345
                                                                                                          7. The Roots of the War by William Stearns David, William Anderson, and Mason W. Tyler, ..., pp. 346-364
                                                                                                          8. To Light a Cigarette by John Lowrey Simpson, pp. 365-367
                                                                                                          9. Zionism and the World Peace by Herbert Adams Gibbons, pp. 368-378
                                                                                                          10. "Intelligence" by Dean Ivan Lamb, R.F.G., pp. 379-383
                                                                                                          11. Russia: A Dissenting View by Lothrop Stoddard, pp. 384-390
                                                                                                          12. "For the Duration of the War" by H.G. Moulton, pp. 391-397
                                                                                                          13. And a Long Way Off He Saw Fairyland by William Rose Benet, pp. 398-399
                                                                                                          14. Searchers in the Twilight by Basil King, pp. 400-406
                                                                                                          15. Our Battery by William H. Shelton, pp. 407-415
                                                                                                          16. Last Wishes by Louis Untermeyer, p. 416
                                                                                                          17. The Heseltine Collection by Sir Sidney Colvin, pp. 417-433
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                                                                                                          February 1919 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                          1. Types of the New American Army by Alon Bement, pp. 429-431
                                                                                                          2. A Ballade of Fair Ladies by S. Foster Damon, p. 432
                                                                                                          3. "The Worm" by Phyllis Bottome, pp. 433-443
                                                                                                          4. Hilary Maltby by Max Beerbohm, pp. 444-464
                                                                                                          5. Behind the Linds by "Centurion", pp. 465-470
                                                                                                          6. The Return by Eleanor Rogers Cox, p. 471
                                                                                                          7. The Messenger by Elizabeth Robins, pp. 472-495
                                                                                                          8. The Master of the Flying Castle by William Rose Benet, pp. 496-498
                                                                                                          9. The Roots of the War by William Stearns David, William Anderson, and Mason W. Tyler, ..., pp. 499-516
                                                                                                          10. "Severely Wounded" by Ruth Dunbar, pp. 517-533
                                                                                                          11. The Armistices and Peace Negotiations by Herbert Adams Gibbons, pp. 534-543
                                                                                                          12. Deportations: Three Views by John Lowrey Simpson, pp. 544-547
                                                                                                          13. Palestine: Lights and Shadows by Joseph Koven, pp. 548-560
                                                                                                          14. On a Rainy Morning by Charles S. Brooks, pp. 561-564
                                                                                                          15. The Yankee Cadi by William T. Ellis, pp. 565-573
                                                                                                          16. He Learned French from a Laundress by Helen Davenport Gibbons, pp. 574-577
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                                                                                                          March 1919 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Roman Wall by George Sterling, p. 576
                                                                                                          2. The Anchor by Richard Matthews Hallet, pp. 577-590
                                                                                                          3. "The Worm" by Phyllis Bottome, pp. 591-606
                                                                                                          4. The Yellow Streak by Ellen N. La Motte, pp. 607-611
                                                                                                          5. The Quick and the Dead by Laurence Housman, p. 612
                                                                                                          6. The Messenger by Elizabeth Robins, pp. 613-633
                                                                                                          7. The Secret by Robert Nichols, p. 634
                                                                                                          8. The No-Man's-Land of American Policy by Glenn Frank, pp. 635-655
                                                                                                          9. The Roots of the War by William Stearns David, William Anderson, and Mason W. Tyler, ..., pp. 656-675
                                                                                                          10. The Challenge to European Eminent Domain by Herbert Adams Gibbons, pp. 676-683
                                                                                                          11. The Peace Call by Edgar Lloyd Hampton, pp. 684-685
                                                                                                          12. When Johnny Comes Marching Home by Henry Seidel Canby, pp. 686-693
                                                                                                          13. Rodin's Last Gift to France by Walter Pach, pp. 694-696
                                                                                                          14. Palestine: Lights and Shadows by Joseph Koven, pp. 697-707
                                                                                                          15. A Nation of Hamlets by L.E. Miller, pp. 708-713
                                                                                                          16. Seventeen by Zoe Akins, pp. 714-721
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                                                                                                          April 1919 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Holy City by Helen Davenport Gibbons, pp. 716-720
                                                                                                          2. Homesick by Ellen N. La Motte, pp. 721-729
                                                                                                          3. To the Utmost by Anna Hamilton Yeaman, pp. 730-740
                                                                                                          4. The Messenger by Elizabeth Robins, pp. 741-757
                                                                                                          5. Might Have Beans by L. Cabot Hearn, pp. 758-764
                                                                                                          6. Anonymous Liberalism by Glenn Frank, pp. 765-780
                                                                                                          7. Racial Relations in America by Frances Rumsey, pp. 781-786
                                                                                                          8. The Larger American Navy by Charles J. Badger, Rear-Admiral U.S.N., pp. 787-796
                                                                                                          9. China's Case at the Peace Conference by Thomas F. Millard, pp. 797-802
                                                                                                          10. Zionism and the World Peace by Israel Friedlaender, pp. 803-816
                                                                                                          11. The Roots of the War by William Stearns David, William Anderson, and Mason W. Tyler, ..., pp. 817-834
                                                                                                          12. To a Sparrow by Francis Ledwidge, p. 835
                                                                                                          13. "Let's Drop in on England" by William Dinwiddie, pp. 836-844
                                                                                                          14. Palestine: Lights and Shadows by Joseph Koven, pp. 845-858
                                                                                                          15. The Singing Heights by Helen Davenport Gibbons, pp. 859-862
                                                                                                          16. Dust by Louis Untermeyer, p. 863
                                                                                                          17. Peace Triumphant by Cale Young Rice, p. 864
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                                                                                                          May 1919 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                          1. Aristokia by A. Washington Pezet, pp. 1-28
                                                                                                          2. Lieutenant Dauche by George S. Duhamel, pp. 29-38
                                                                                                          3. Ski by L. Cabot Hearn, pp. 39-44
                                                                                                          4. The Cobbler in Willow Street by George O'Neil, p. 45
                                                                                                          5. The Messenger, VII by Elizabeth Robins, pp. 46-64
                                                                                                          6. Old Philadelphia by Earl Horter, pp. 65-72
                                                                                                          7. Industrial Politics by Glenn Frank, pp. 73-88
                                                                                                          8. The Attitude of France toward Peace by Herbert Adams Gibbons, pp. 89-97
                                                                                                          9. The Greater Patience by Cale Young Rice, p. 98
                                                                                                          10. The Miracle of Chateau-Thierry by R.H.C. Kelton, pp. 99-109
                                                                                                          11. The Roots of the War, VI by William Stearns Davis, William Anderson, and Mason W. Tyler, ..., pp. 110-123
                                                                                                          12. Literature and Morals by George Moore, pp. 124-134
                                                                                                          13. Adria, the Troubled Sea by Lothrop Stoddard, pp. 135-138
                                                                                                          14. In the Cradle of American Liberty by Miriam Clark Kane, pp. 139-142
                                                                                                          15. Plaint of a Humble Servant by Robert Nichols, pp. 143-145
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                                                                                                          June 1919 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Meeker Ritual by Joseph Hergesheimer, pp. 145-159
                                                                                                          2. Aristokia, II by A. Washington Pezet, pp. 160-188
                                                                                                          3. The Watches of the Night by "Centurion", pp. 189-193
                                                                                                          4. The Chinaman's Head by L. Cabot Hearn, pp. 194-198
                                                                                                          5. The Messenger, VIII by Elizabeth Robins, pp. 199-214
                                                                                                          6. Art as an Asset by Horace Townsend, pp. 215-224
                                                                                                          7. Self-Governing Industry by Glenn Frank, pp. 225-236
                                                                                                          8. Bolshevism: The Heresy of the Underman by Lothrop Stoddard, pp. 237-240
                                                                                                          9. An Englishman on the Irish Problem by G. Ward Price, pp. 241-246
                                                                                                          10. The Roots of the War, VII by William Stearns Davis, William Anderson, and Mason W. Tyler, ..., pp. 247-257
                                                                                                          11. Air-Travel Possibilities by William Dinwiddie, pp. 258-264
                                                                                                          12. Over Ypres by John Lavalle, Jr., p. 265
                                                                                                          13. Versailles Goes Bankrupt by Herbert Adams Gibbons, pp. 266-273
                                                                                                          14. Indifference by Zoe Akins, p. 274
                                                                                                          15. An English Childhood in the Eighties by Anne Bosworth Greene, pp. 275-287
                                                                                                          16. Detail from "The Lace-maker" by Gabriel Metsu by Charles H. Caffin, pp. 288-289
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                                                                                                          July 1919 Issue = 14 Articles
                                                                                                          1. A Servant of Reality, I by Phyllis Bottome, pp. 289-313
                                                                                                          2. The House of Atreus by Thomas Beer, pp. 314-322
                                                                                                          3. In a Russian Tea-House by Manuel Komroff, pp. 323-327
                                                                                                          4. The Messenger, Conclusion by Elizabeth Robins, pp. 328-347
                                                                                                          5. Old-Fashioned Song by Harry Kemp, p. 348
                                                                                                          6. High Lights of the Musical Season by James Gibbons Huneker, pp. 349-354
                                                                                                          7. The Year in the American Theater by George Jean Nathan, pp. 355-360
                                                                                                          8. Etchings by Ernest Haskell, pp. 361-368
                                                                                                          9. The American Mind by Henry Seidel Canby, pp. 369-374
                                                                                                          10. Exploring a Neighborhood by Mary Frank and John Foster Carr, pp. 375-390
                                                                                                          11. Some Characters of the Old South by Opie Read, pp. 391-400
                                                                                                          12. The Parliament of the People by Glenn Frank, pp. 401-416
                                                                                                          13. The Kiss by Robert Graves, p. 417
                                                                                                          14. The Roots of the War, VIII by William Stearns Davis, William Anderson, and Mason W. Tyler, ..., pp. 418-432
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                                                                                                          August 1919 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                          1. Leaven by Helen V. Tooker, pp. 417-432
                                                                                                          2. Scandal by Willa Sibert Cather, pp. 433-444
                                                                                                          3. Fulfilment by Louis Untermeyer, p. 445
                                                                                                          4. O Lalala, the Gambler by Frederick O'Brien and Rose Wilder Lane, pp. 446-454
                                                                                                          5. They Are not like Us by David Carb, pp. 455-463
                                                                                                          6. Mort de Croque-Mitaine by Leon D'Emo, pp. 464-465
                                                                                                          7. "The Fat of the Land" by Anzia Yezierska, pp. 466-479
                                                                                                          8. Gardens of To-day and Yesterday by Mary H. Northend, pp. 480-495
                                                                                                          9. Morning by Marion Patton Waldron, p. 496
                                                                                                          10. An Amateur Missionary by Floy Tolbert Barnard, pp. 497-505
                                                                                                          11. Has Wilson Failed? by Glenn Frank, pp. 506-520
                                                                                                          12. Educating by Tradition by Henry Seidel Canby, pp. 521-527
                                                                                                          13. Summer Sorrow by Leonora Speyer, p. 528
                                                                                                          14. Under the Open Sky by Mildred Ruth Wilson, pp. 529-534
                                                                                                          15. A Servant of Reality by Phyllis Bottome, pp. 535-561
                                                                                                          16. Certainties by Margaret Widdemer, p. 562
                                                                                                          17. The Roots of the War, IX by William Stearns Davis, William Anderson, and Mason W. Tyler, ..., pp. 563-574
                                                                                                          18. Youth, Riding by Mary Carolyn Davies, pp. 575-579
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                                                                                                          September 1919 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                          1. Radical America by Henry Seidel Canby, pp. 577-583
                                                                                                          2. Ireland versus "Ulster" by Ernest A. Boyd, pp. 584-587
                                                                                                          3. The Wedding Jest by James Branch Cabell, pp. 588-596
                                                                                                          4. Verona Blossomed Once by Charles Brackett, p. 597
                                                                                                          5. The Devil-Fish of Vait-hua by Frederick O'Brien, pp. 598-607
                                                                                                          6. On Discovering the World by Georges Duhamel, pp. 608-615
                                                                                                          7. From a Chinese Screen by Amy Lowell, pp. 616-617
                                                                                                          8. Peaceful Annexation by Hendrik Willem Van Loon, pp. 618-620
                                                                                                          9. The Kitchen Gods by G.F. Alsop, pp. 621-633
                                                                                                          10. The Future of the Ottoman Races by Herbert Adams Gibbons, pp. 634-642
                                                                                                          11. The Garden of Kurd Mirza by Esther Forbes, pp. 643-650
                                                                                                          12. Humanizing Education by Glenn Frank, pp. 651-666
                                                                                                          13. Why the American Army Succeeded by George P. Ahern, pp. 667-672
                                                                                                          14. A Servant of Reality by Phyllis Bottome, pp. 673-697
                                                                                                          15. A Series of Sonnets, pp. 698-700
                                                                                                          16. Keeping Peace with Canada by Emerson D. Fite, pp. 701-706
                                                                                                          17. The Roots of the War, X by William Stearns Davis, William Anderson, and Mason W. Tyler, ..., pp. 707-719
                                                                                                          18. The Madman by Harry Kemp, pp. 720-721
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                                                                                                          October 1919 Issue = 14 Articles
                                                                                                          1. Life and Letters of Sir Wilfrid Laurier, I by Oscar Douglas Skelton and Sir Wilfrid Laurier, ..., pp. 721-736
                                                                                                          2. The Meeker Ritual by Joseph Hergesheimer, pp. 737-751
                                                                                                          3. The Shelter of Life by Georges Duhamel, pp. 752-757
                                                                                                          4. Mr. Torgert Malingers by Harry Esty Dounce, pp. 758-779
                                                                                                          5. In Montenegro To-Day by William Warfield, pp. 780-786
                                                                                                          6. The Golden Stars by Ellen N. La Motte, pp. 787-794
                                                                                                          7. The Rediscovery of Christianity by Glenn Frank, pp. 795-808
                                                                                                          8. Under Western Skies by Bernhardt T. Wall, pp. 809-816
                                                                                                          9. Joan of Arc in the South Seas by Frederick O'Brien, pp. 817-827
                                                                                                          10. A Servant of Reality by Phyllis Bottome, pp. 828-851
                                                                                                          11. Tree-Tops by Amanda Benjamin Hall, p. 852
                                                                                                          12. The Roots of the War, XI by William Stearns Davis, William Anderson, and Mason W. Tyler, ..., pp. 853-862
                                                                                                          13. Carouse by Charles Hanson Towne, p. 863
                                                                                                          14. He Did not Know by Harry Kemp, p. 864
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