Short story by Asimov. Published in 1961.
Part of my first read of Nightfall and other Stories. 12.5 pages, 41 lines per page. 4738 words and 26246 characters. That makes an average of 5.5 characters per word, 379 words per page, 9.24 words per line. 14 'standard' pages (350 5.5-character words per page).
Only wrote and rated the compilation as a whole.