Even in the heat of summer, Stephen King never sleeps without a cover. "I know there is nothing under the bed," he says. "But I also know that if I keep my legs covered, a cool hand won't reach up and grab my ankle."
Through the greater part of 60 years of strenuously active public life, Susan B Anthony was probably the most maligned woman who ever trod the earth.
It is not astonishing that the profession of teaching does not in America attract talent, when it is known that the "market value" of a teacher of the first class is hardly $3000 per annum.