A FALSE PROPHET

Each age has its illusions–illusions which succeeding ages with a recovered sense of sanity are often apt to record as the most incomprehensible of crazes.…

MOSES MENDELSSOHN

When the prophet of the Hebrews, some six-and-twenty hundred years ago, thundered forth his stirring ‘Go through! go through the gates! prepare a way, lift…

A False Alarm

During the winter of 1852-3, Jesse Starkey and Mr. Johnson, comrades of the Mariposa battalion and expert hunters, were engaged in supplying miners along the…