a girl or woman from Earth
The Heaven-girls are fond and true; the earth-girls are too often inconstant and cold at heart.]
The next [tale relates] how a small sea-maiden and a little earth-girl changed places.]
The fancy took me to suspend intuition just to see how Earth girls feel.
Hattie La Salle…was often heard to declaim a strange, somewhat psychic story, and to end it, melodramatically, in these sententious words: ‘I, a woman of the Earth, have destroyed a religion, and a city—who knows if I have not destroyed a whole people: the inhabitants of a globe?’…. Maderna, the Earth Girl, she who had been known in Chicago as Hattie La Salle, arose from the couch on which she awoke.
The girls of all the Universe have no charm for me. There is only one, for me—an Earth[-]girl.
He held out to the startled gaze of Kirschner, an object which he had brought from the seat of the machine—a cloak cut strangely from a cloth of peculiar texture and shade of color, such a thing as no earth girl wore, in 1937 A.D.
You have given me an idea, Earthgirl, and it is one that I am afraid you will live to regret.
Where is the Earth-girl?
‘Earthgirl?’ the guard repeated. ‘She didn’t look like an Earthie.’
Kraaz picked up the gun then bulked in the center of the room, ignoring the Earth girl in the guise of a Ganymedian.
The cosmetic business was one of the few that had not profited from the tourist trade, except insofar as lady tourists bought costly perfumes, and Earthgirls strove to mimic the natural—or unnatural—coloring of the fair visitors.
But how in the world could I compare some cute little Earth girl with a Sadal Suud Isobrod? Or one of those Pleiades dragon-women?
Jack the Ripper (said the Earth videocaster) has slashed his way into the public eye today by apparently rigging the Beauty Contest in favor of the Earth girl, Dawne Flaim of Richmond, Virginia, then declaring Earth-like Eros out of bounds for the contest, putting Miss Flaim at a terrible disadvantage in competing with the artifically evolved denizens of the outworlds.
Earth Girls Are Easy.
She’s not an imposing figure, certainly not on Mars. Maybe a little bit less than average height for an Earth girl.
H. K. Vielé
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