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galaxy
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Childhood's End
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  • You arc looking at your own Universe, the island galaxy of which your Sun is a member, from a distance of half a million light-years.
  • The image of the galaxy’s swirling fire-mists faded: light returned to the sudden silence of the great chamber.
  • They were equally helpless, equally overwhelmed by the unimaginable complexity of a galaxy of a hundred thousand million suns, and a cosmos of a hundred thousand million galaxies.
  • Then he has left the Galaxy.
  • They were equally helpless, equally overwhelmed by the unimaginable complexity of a galaxy of a hundred thousand million suns, and a cosmos of a hundred thousand million galaxies.
  • "In this single galaxy of ours," murmured Karellen, "there are eighty-seven thousand million suns.

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  • The Star Wars story is said to have taken place in a galaxy far, far away.
  • I mean, here we are on the run and everything, we must have the police of half the Galaxy after us by now, and we stop to pick up hitchhikers.
    Douglas Adams  --  The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

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