STORY, n. A narrative, commonly untrue. The truth of the stories here following has, however, not been successfully impeached. One evening Mr. Rudolph Block, of New York, found himself seated at dinner alongside Mr. Percival Pollard, the distinguished critic. 'Mr. Pollard,' said he, 'my book, _The Biography of a Dead Cow_, is published anonymously, but you can hardly be ignorant of .