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Vuonna 2000 Katsaus vuoteen 1887

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VUONNA 2000

KATSAUS VUOTEEN 1887

Kirjoittanut Edvard Bellamy.

Saksasta suomentanut J. K. Kari.

Ensimm"aisen kerran julkaistu 1902.

Suomentajan alkulause.

Edvard Bellamy, amerikalainen sanomalehtimies ja kirjailija, syntyi Massachusettin valtiossa Yhdysvalloissa 1850. H"anen teostaan >>Vuonna 2000>> pidet"a"an parhaana tulevaisuuden yhteiskuntaa kuvailevana romaanina, kuten n"akyy sen suunnattomasta menekist"akin. Sit"a myytiin Yhdysvalloissa parin ensim"aisen vuoden kuluessa jo yli 300,000 kpl. Samaan aikaan meni Englannissa sen lis"aksi kaupaksi kolma...

The Coffin Cure

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The Coffin Cure

by Alan E. Nourse

When the discovery was announced, it was Dr. Chauncey Patrick Coffin who announced it. He had, of course, arranged with uncanny skill to take most of the credit for himself. If it turned out to be greater than he had hoped, so much the better. His presentation was scheduled for the last night of the American College of Clinical Practitioners' annual meeting, and Coffin had fully intended it to be a bombshell.

It was. Its explosion exceeded even Dr. Coffin's wilder expectations, which took quite a bit of doing. In the end he...

Has Anyone Here Seen Kelly

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[Illustration]

The body tanks had to be replenished and the ship had to be serviced and the crew was having a Lotus dream in its bed of protoplasm. But Kelly knew how to arouse them....

Has Anybody Here Seen Kelly?

By Kenneth O'Hara

Illustrated by Paul Orban

The Crew pulsed with contentment, and its communal singing brought a pleasant kind of glow that throbbed gently in the control room.

"'Has anybody here seen Kelly ... K E double L Y?'"

"Shut up and dig my thought!" Kelly's stubborn will insisted. "I...

The Dark Door

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Transcriber's Note:

This etext was produced from The Counterfeit Man More Science Fiction Stories by Alan E. Nourse published in 1963. Extensive research did not uncover any evidence that the U.S. copyright on this publication was renewed. Minor spelling and typographical errors have been corrected without note.

The Dark Door

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It was almost dark when he awoke, and lay on the bed, motionless and trembling, his heart sinking in the knowledge that he should never have slept. For almost half a minute, eyes wide with fear, he lay in the s...

The Great War Syndicate

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THE GREAT WAR SYNDICATE

BY

FRANK R. STOCKTON

Author of "The Lady or the Tiger," "Rudder Grange," "The Casting Away of Mrs. Lecks and Mrs. Aleshine," "What Might Have Been Expected," etc., etc.

THE GREAT WAR SYNDICATE.

In the spring of a certain year, not far from the close of the nineteenth century, when the political relations between the United States and Great Britain became so strained that careful observers on both sides of the Atlantic were forced to the belief that a serious break in these relations might ...

Essays on Life, Art and Science

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ESSAYS ON LIFE ART AND SCIENCE

BY SAMUEL BUTLER

AUTHOR OF "EREWHON," "EREWHON RE VISITED," "THE WAY OF ALL FLESH," ETC.

EDITED BY R. A. STREATFEILD

LONDON A. C. FIFIELD 1908

Printed by BALLANTYNE, HANSON & CO At the Ballantyne Press, Edinburgh.

Contents:

Introduction Quis Desiderio? Ramblings in Cheapside The Aunt, The Nieces, and the Dog How to make the best of life The Sanctuary of Montrigone A Medieval Girl School Art in the Valley of Saas Thought and Language The Deadlock in Darwinism

INTRODUCTION

It is hardly necessary ...

The Barbarians

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History was repeating itself; there were moats and nobles in Pennsylvania and vassals in Manhattan and the barbarian hordes were overrunning the land.

The Barbarians

BY JOHN SENTRY

It was just as he saw The Barbarian's squat black tankette lurch hurriedly into a nest of boulders that young Giulion Geoffrey realized he had been betrayed. With the muzzle of his own cannon still hot from the shell that had jammed The Barbarian's turret, he had yanked the starboard track lever to wheel into position for the finishing shot. All around him, the remnants...

The Big Fix

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Illustrated by Bernklau

THE BIG FIX

BY GEORGE O. SMITH

Anyone who holds that telepathy and psi powers would mean an end to crime quite obviously underestimates the ingenuity of the human race. Now consider a horserace that had to be fixed ...

It was April, a couple of weeks before the Derby. We were playing poker, which is a game of skill that has nothing to do with the velocity of horse meat.

Phil Howland kept slipping open but he managed to close up before I ...

Fifty Per Cent Prophet

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Transcriber's Note:

This etext was produced from Analog Science Fact & Fiction September 1961. Extensive research did not uncover any evidence that the U.S. copyright on this publication was renewed.

FIFTY

PER CENT

PROPHET

By DARREL T. LANGART

That he was a phony Swami was beyond doubt. That he was a genuine prophet, though, seemed ... but then, what's the difference betwee...

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society – Vol 1 – 1666 Giving some Accompt of the present Undertakings, Studies, and Labours of the Ingenious in many considerable parts of the World –by: Various

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Transcriber's note: A few typographical errors have been corrected: they are listed at the end of the text. The errata on pp. 70, 118, 162, 310, 352, 367 & 407 have been applied to the text.

PHILOSOPHICAL

TRANSACTIONS:

GIVING SOME

ACCOMPT

OF THE PRESENT

Undertakings, Studies, and Labours

OF THE

INGENIOUS

IN MANY

CONSIDERABLE PARTS

OF THE

WORLD

Vol I.

For Anno 1665, and 1666.

In the SAVOY , Printed by T. N. for John Martyn at the Bell, a little without Temple Bar , and James Allestr...

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