Short story by Asimov. Published in 1959.
Part of my first read of Nightfall and other Stories. 7 pages, 41 lines per page. 2776 words and 14918 characters. That makes an average of 5.4 characters per word, 397 words per page, 9.67 words per line. 8 'standard' pages (350 5.5-character words per page).
Only wrote and rated the compilation as a whole.