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The War of the Worlds
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  • An age of almost intolerable suspense intervened; then I heard it fumbling at the latch! It had found the door! The Martians understood doors! It worried at the catch for a minute, perhaps, and then the door opened.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • During all the intervening time my mental condition had been a hurrying succession of vague emotional states or a sort of stupid receptivity.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And all this time the boat was paddling steadily out to sea and away from the fight; and when at last the confusion cleared, the drifting bank of black vapour intervened, and nothing of the Thunder Child could be made out, nor could the third Martian be seen.  (not reviewed by editor)

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