- A bruise on my temple asserted itself.2.1 — Book 2 Chapter 1 — Under Foot (73% in)
- It is commonly supposed that they communicated by sounds and tentacular gesticulations; this is asserted, for instance, in the able but hastily compiled pamphlet (written evidently by someone not an eye-witness of Martian actions) to which I have already alluded, and which, so far, has been the chief source of information concerning them.2.2 — Book 2 Chapter 2 — What We Saw from the Ruined House (75% in)
- And I assert that I watched them closely time after time, and that I have seen four, five, and (once) six of them sluggishly performing the most elaborately complicated operations together without either sound or gesture.2.2 — Book 2 Chapter 2 — What We Saw from the Ruined House (77% in)
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