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speed of light
used in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

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about 186,000 miles per second (or 300,000,000 meters per second) in a vacuum
  • Then there was a wild yelp of agony and the poodle went sailing up the aisle; the yelps continued, and so did the dog; he crossed the house in front of the altar; he flew down the other aisle; he crossed before the doors; he clamored up the home-stretch; his anguish grew with his progress, till presently he was but a woolly comet moving in its orbit with the gleam and the speed of light.
    Chapter 5 (90% in)

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