Willard Hawkins

1 Quotation from Willard Hawkins

Callistan n. 1 1950 W. E. Hawkins Chalice of Circe in Fantastic Adventures Apr. i. 66/1 The Callistans have confidence in their candidate. They wish to know, however, what standards of beauty will be employed. It would be unfortunate if terrestrial standardsβ€” [Ibid. ii. 68/2] Do you mean to say you can look at an aquatic Venusian and put out of mind the fact that to you she resembles a particularly loathsome variety of squid? If you were a Callistan, could you regard a terrestrial cutie as anything more attractive than a grub? Abstract standards, my eye!