The Sea Lady

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Such previous landings of mermaids as have left a record, have all a flavour of doubt. Even the very circumstantial account of that Bruges Sea Lady, who was so clever at fancy work, gives occasion to the sceptic. I must confess that I was absolutely incredulous of such things until a year ago. But now, face to face with indisputable facts in my own immediate neighbourhood, and with my own second cousin Melville (of Seaton Carew) as the chief witness to the story, I see these old legends in a very different light....
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Such previous landings of mermaids as have left a record, have all a flavour of doubt. Even the very circumstantial account of that Bruges Sea Lady, who was so clever at fancy work, gives occasion to the sceptic. I must confess that I was absolutely incredulous of such things until a year ago. But now, face to face with indisputable facts in my own immediate neighbourhood, and with my own second cousin Melville (of Seaton Carew) as the chief witness to the story, I see these old legends in a very different light. Yet so many people concerned themselves with the hushing up of this affair, that, but for my sedulous enquiries, I am certain it would have become as doubtful as those older legends in a couple of score of years.
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This volume is subtitled The text examines Wells' fantasy, which did not sell well at publication and has been largely ignored by critics. Stover's (emeritus, Illinois Institute of Technology) introduction provides an overview of the text and the story of and explains the ideas of civil death, every citizen acting as a public servant, and the concept of totalitarian metaphysics. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781512170733
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/12/2015
  • Pages: 82
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.17 (d)

Meet the Author

H. G. Wells
"Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe," H. G. Wells once said. Widely revered as the father of science fiction, the English novelist, journalist, sociologist, and historian penned ominous -- and educated -- glimpses at humanity's possible future, including The Time Machine (1895), The Invisible Man (1897), and The War of the Worlds (1898).
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    1. Also Known As:
      Herbert George Wells (full name)
    1. Date of Birth:
      September 21, 1866
    2. Place of Birth:
      Bromley, Kent, England
    1. Date of Death:
      August 13, 1946
    2. Place of Death:
      London, England

Table of Contents

1 The Coming of the Sea Lady 1
2 Some First Impressions 17
3 The Episode of the Various Journalists 37
4 The Quality of Parker 47
5 The Absence and Return of Mr Harry Chatteris 53
6 Symptomatic 69
7 The Crisis 107
8 Moonshine Triumphant 149
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 24, 2015

    BrambleClan Map and rules:

    Welcome To BrambleClan! Are camp is located in the pines surronded by bramble bushes. No powers unless you are prophecied. No sex or mating in camp. No one who doesn't beliveve in StarClan. Bios-res 2. Nursery-res 4. Appretice den-res 3. Warriors den-res 5. Leaders den-res 6. Med cat den-res 8. Clanrock-res 7! Please Please Please Please Please Join!!!!!!!!
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    Posted December 29, 2011

    THE SEA LADY

    IT LOOKS GOOD¿

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