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Childhood`s End
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  • Curiously enough, the very triviality of the phenomenon was beginning to impress George.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He seemed to be studying the movement of the plate as if it was just another scientific phenomenon.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Rupert didn't pretend to have more than a detached scientific interest in these phenomena.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • We interrupted your development on every cultural level, but in particular we checked all serious work on paranormal phenomena.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • All down the ages there have been countless reports of strange phenomena-poltergeists, telepathy, precognition-which you had named but never explained.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Er-well, when you consider what the Overlords know about science, I should hardly think they'd be interested in psychic phenomena and all that sort of nonsense.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • These held, if George remembered correctly, some fifteen thousand volumes-almost everything of importance that had ever been published on the nebulous subjects of magic, psychic research, divining, telepathy, and the whole range of elusive phenomena lumped in the category of paraphysics.  (not reviewed by editor)

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