The Great War Part 183, February 16th 1918

nnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnntinnnnn n n n n n n n n 8 THE PENDULUM! 1 n n n n n n ? n n n n n n nr n n rr U AVE you read that gruesome story by =}Edgar Allan Poe about the pendulum ?nIt is a wonderful allegory of the inexorable Q nature of time. n n n ?n. n r F 'HERE was the horror-stricken prisoner n Awaiting for his doom the shortening pendulum gradually warning him of his n awful impending fate. He knew that the §time would arrive when lie would feel then keen edge of the knife. He could not escape he had to wait and wait and wait with his doom staring him in the face and powerless ton avert it. Time creeps along. n H n ??n ¦V/' OU have exactly a fortnight left now 1 before the pendulum will indicate that n n you have lost a splendid opportunity. In the case of Edgar Allan Poes prisoner he ?could not help himself. You can !There is §all the difference. There is time for you inn the next fortnight to look up those loose parts and let us know your requirements n for binding cases. Nothing need prevent you ?but when the fortnight has passed our ?decision must perforce be as inexorable asP Poes pendulum. You will have to pay more for your binding cases—even for those H for the earlier parts. We cannot help ?nit. n §TET us ask you then once again to seize the -L 'opportunity which still presents itself 5 «and buy your binding cases at the old price. n LIn THERE ARE TWO STYLES OF BINDING CASES: n n n n n Handsome Scarlet Half Rich Wine-Coloured §Leather Cloth Strong and Durable g °NI_Y EACH ONLY^ j EACH? n n n w w n n .¦If your newsagent has difficulty in supplying the Binding Cases you can get them post free for 4/11 and 2/11 respectively from the Publishers THE FLEETWAY g HOUSE FARRINGDON STREET LONDON E.C. 4. n B n Binding Cases for Volumes 1 to 8 may still be had. 3 n ?nB PLACE YOUR ORDER TO-DAY! Inn ??n nnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnncnnnnnannnnnnnnnnnnnnnannnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn Printed and published by the A glam a mated Pres sLim i ted The F leetw ay llo Fuse arrin dong Street London E.C. Published by Gordon& (Joteh in Australia &New Z e a land by The Central News Agency Ltd .in South Africa by the Standard Literature Co. 13/1 Old Court House St. Calcutta and The Imperial News C o .Toronto& Montreal in Canada. Advertisement applications should be made to the Advertisement Manager The Fleetway Houxe Farringdon London ESt. .C.i. INLAND and ABROAD 9d. per copy post free. CANADA 8Jd. per copy post free. Y
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