natives or inhabitants of Earth; cf. earth person n.
It is quite conceivable that…life-germs were transferred hither from another part of the material universe; and this, if proved, would make it all the more unlikely that we earth-people should ‘discover’ the origin of life.
We are created, in a manner, spontaneously…by the exertion of will and unselfish desire and the fulfillment of many conditions of life and character which you Earth people do not understand.
Miela promised them that she would use all possible precautions, in the event of her having any choice in the matter, to prevent the earth people learning anything about it.
As they walked along the Earth[-]people stared, held by the unearthly beauty of the grounds.
The passengers coming aboard seemed a fair representation of what we usually had for the outward voyage to Ferrok-Shahn. Most were Earth people—and returning Martians.
The Robot Alien managed to convey to me that they were astonished beyond all measure at the fear the earth-people showed from the first.
He could not let the Galactics depart and leave him without an answer. He pushed himself back from the rail and slid rapidly down the ramp to the room where the Earthpeople were. Here, too, there was silence; even the children were quiet. The Galactics sat in rows on benches, facing each other across the narrow aisles.
Brothers and youngfathers coming from the city tell brothers and fathers who stayed home about the earthpeople.
Earth people have this picture of Vulcans as being a great force in space.
‘Everyone strap in,’ Yatto the Monntha says as soon as we stumble off the platform and gulp some luxurious oxygen. ‘The Earth people just launched one of their large hot objects at us, and we’re in no condition to take another hit. Plus two more Compassion ships are approaching.’
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