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2 Quotations from Andrew Blair
||1874 Annals of the Twenty-Ninth Century, or, Autobiography of Tenth President of World Republic iv. 79
Intent to discover my lunar mansion, I mounted the same charger as yesterday, and with my troops I commenced the day’s march. [...] Thanks be to Heaven for earth-shine. Its genial radiance silverizes the scenery, and lights up with a smile the features of the landscape.
|Venusian n. 1
||1874 Annals of the Twenty-Ninth Century, or, Autobiography of Tenth President of World Republic iii. 56
All the feats of gastronomy on the earth could not have created one-thousandth part of the interest which was engendered by the partaking of my first feast in this foreign planet. I suspected from the circumstances the frames of the Venusians were so constituted that sustenance was superfluous; but I afterwards found I was partly wrong. I learned nutrition formed such a subordinate function of their economy that they had only a very small refection once in the month.