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and mussing looking wish lay upon a cushion

                                                                ...in that old stuffy
                                                        The Professor
                                                led them to a table, where
                                        as it is under
                                laboratory and won’t be bothered. I
                lay upon a cushion, fast asleep, the worst
          stood in a busy
that he’d get done puttering and mussing looking specimen of ...

OCR cross-column construalisms at
H. L. Johnstone, “The Elixir of Life,” in Science and Invention 8:9 (January 1921) : 982, 1030, 1032, 1034-1037, 1039-1042 : link (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
link (same, at hathitrust)

story starts at p 982 : link
wrapped around illustration by Frank R. Paul (1884-1963), link

H. L. Johnstone, ?

3 December 2022