Either Genii or Magic Magazine published this short story not too long ago (the last couple of years). Can someone tell me where I can find it in one of these two magazines?
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Thank you very much. It's "I love to read" month and I've been asked to read a story to the kids next week. This will fill the bill nicely.
It was published originally in the early days of The Sphinx, when Leacock was studying, I believe, in Chicago. I have often thought that Leacock was an early subscriber to that magazine. If memmory serves me right, the story was reprinted a second time in The Sphinx, with a preamble that did not appear in Literary Lapses. (Also, I believe that the first time the story appeared in the Sphinx, it was not credited to Leacock. No accreditation was given.)
I've loved this story since I was a kid. Don't recall Magic or Genii reprinting it though - and I think I would have remembered!