Paradise Found; Or, The Superman Found Out, In Three Acts by Allen Upward

Paradise Found; Or, The Superman Found Out, In Three Acts

byAllen Upward

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1915. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Mr. Shaw.--the wholesome and natural use of a pure vegetarian diet, instead of continuing to indulge in the barbarous and pernicious practice of devouring the bleeding carcases of cows and sheep. (As he speaks he rises into a sitting posture and looks round.) The Clock strikes Twelve. Blatchford. (As Lady Wells staggers back into his arms) She has done the trick! Mr. Shaw. Am I awake or asleep? Lady Wells. Awake at last, after two hundred years. Blatchford. What an opportunity for science! Mr. Shaw. Please tell me which of us is out of his mind. Blatchford. Neither, though it is as difficult for us to realize it, as for you. It seems to be the fact that you have been asleep ever since the Revolution. Mr. Shaw. What revolution? And what is this nonsense about two hundred years? Blatchford. I will explain. (To Lady Wells) But go and send for a cinematophonograph. This is too precious to be lost. Lady Wells. No, let me tell him. You go, and fetch the Superior. She ought to know at once. Blatchford. I cannot leave my post. You don't grasp the importance of recording his first impressions. Lady Wells. I won't leave you alone with my dear Master after your wicked lies. Blatchford. They were scientific conclusions reached by the usual methods of Comparative Mythology. Mr. Shaw. What are you both talking about? Lady Wells. He said that you were a mythological personage. Mr. Shaw. Just at present I feel inclined to agree with him. Whom do you take me for? Lady Wells. (With enthusiasm) Saint George, the slayer of the Dragon! Mr. Shaw. (Alarmed) I was afraid it was something of that sort. (Soothingly) Yes, I daresay you are right, but hadn't one of you better call an attendant. I should like to see the superintendent as soon as possible. Lady Wells. You shall. (To...

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Title:Paradise Found; Or, The Superman Found Out, In Three ActsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:26 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:January 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021752933X

ISBN - 13:9780217529334

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