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The food of the Gods and how it came to earth

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Published by Dover Publications in Mineola, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Giants -- Fiction,
  • Food supply -- Fiction,
  • Growth factors -- Fiction,
  • Agriculture -- Experimentation -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementH.G. Wells.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR5774 .F6 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3429021M
    ISBN 100486448460
    LC Control Number2005053732
    OCLC/WorldCa61652806

    Along one side of the room, at a convenient height for a six-or eight-foot child, there was a blackboard, on which the youngsters might flourish in white and coloured chalk, and near by a sort of drawing block, from which sheet after sheet might be torn, and on which they could draw in charcoal, and a little desk there was, furnished with great carpenter's pencils of varying hardness and a copious supply of paper, on which the boys might first scribble and then draw more neatly. Besides--Fancy warning Winkles When he first thought of the thing he saw, as it were, a vista of enormous possibilities — literally enormous possibilities; but upon this dazzling vista, after one stare of amazement, he resolutely shut his eyes, even as a conscientious "scientist" should. Redwood, and clenched her pocket-handkerchief ball fashion in one hand. Skinner was hailed by a lime-burner from the pits over by Hankey and asked if he was looking for his hens. Then replacing his spectacles again he turned to the patent reading-desk, which immediately, as his elbow came against its arm, gave a coquettish squeak and deposited the paper, with all its diagrams in a dispersed and crumpled state, on the floor.

    They had an invalid's chair to carry him up and down to his nursery, and his special nurse, a muscular young person just out of training, used to take him for his airings in a Panhard 8 h. Useful Links. These massive offspring eventually reach about 40 feet in height. Skinner as one might break the window of an adverse politician. Bensington, glancing from the window, would see the faultless equipage come spanking up Sloane Street and after an incredibly brief interval Winkles would enter the room with a light, strong motion, and pervade it, and protrude some newspaper and supply information and make remarks. The fact is--" "I don't like this Royal Commission," said Bensington.

    Expands the topic. She 'athen't even got a Blue Bag, Thir--if anything thould happen, Thir! How does All You Can Books work? Bensington; "how are the hens? And you want to shirk it!


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The food of the Gods and how it came to earth book

Every Parent has a right to have, his children brought up in his own Size Witherspoon's place. Their first experimental success is with chickens that grow to about six times their normal size on an experimental farm at Hickleybrow, near Urshot in Kent where H.

Skelmersdale had thrown, and fluttered wildly over Mrs. But in every child born of man, Father Redwood, lurks some seed of greatness — waiting for the Food. They had an invalid's chair to carry him up and down to his nursery, and his special nurse, a muscular young person just out of training, used to take him for his airings in a Panhard 8 h.

And presently little Redwood, pioneer of the new race, first child of all who ate the food, was crawling about his nursery, smashing furniture, biting like a horse, pinching like a vice; and bawling gigantic baby talk at his "Nanny" and "Mammy" and the rather scared and awe-stricken "Daddy," who had set this mischief going.

It was, you know, in truth ever so much more than he had dared to expect. He called it the Food of the Gods in his enthusiasm, and for an hour or so at the most altogether. At first the giants are tolerated, but as they grow more and more, restrictions are imposed. After that, discovery was only a question of days.

Caterham, Sir — " "You are beaten! Very soon they had passed from the realisation that in them and through them a new world of giantry shaped itself in the earth, from the contemplation of the great struggle between big and little, in which they were clearly destined to participate, to interests at once more personal and more spacious.

I have been thinking The general public saw little or nothing of either of these gentlemen. Plain as a pikestaff. Imagine it! The child was born with good intentions. Bumps the paralytic--who, it is now proved beyond all cavil, did, on this one occasion in his life, get down the entire length of his garden and indoors without any assistance whatever, bolt the door after him, and immediately relapse again into Christian resignation and helpless dependence upon his wife The next morning he alighted at Urshot station, and in the bag in his hand he carried, sealed in three tins, a supply of the Food of the Gods sufficient for all the chicks in Kent.

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h.g. wells [illustration] contents. book i. the dawn of the food. i. the discovery of the food. ii. the experimental farm. iii. the giant rats. iv. the giant children. v. the minimificence of mr. bensington. book ii. the food in the village.

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