Andrew Blair

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Venusian n. 1 1874 A. Blair Annals of the Twenty-Ninth Century, or, Autobiography of Tenth President of World Republic iii. 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.