And There I Was Volume I

Author: DH Koester
Publisher: Outskirts Press
ISBN: 143277946X
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... following its contours as it commanded We hesitantly and cautiously began to
follow it There was no one else around -- they were all swarming like ants down
below over the ruins of Machu Pijchu, and by the looks of the overgrown trail, ...
pulled by some unseen force, anxious to see what was around the next curve of
the mountain I wondered how many people had fallen to their deaths here, how
many skeletons lay at the bottom of the abyss Surely, there were many other ...

My Air Ships

Author: Alberto Santos-Dumont,
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 1447486765
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At the bottom of the abyss, which already opened 1500 yards below us, the earth,
instead of appearing round like a ball, shows concave like a bowl by a peculiar
phenomenon of refraction whose effect is to lift up constantly to the aeronaut's
eyes the circle of the horizon. Villages and woods, meadows and chateaux, ...
Human beings look like ants along the white lines that are highways, and the
rows of houses look like children's playthings. While my gaze was still held
fascinated on ...

These Days Of Large Things

Author: Michael Tavel Clarke
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 9780472099627
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"They crawl about in the abyss intent upon their own small concerns. ... Atlantic
liner, and which glimmers for a while in the sun for the first of my stay amidst its
pinnacles; but which vanishes, but for fragmentary glimpses, as I become one of
the grey creatures that crawl about like ants, at the bottom of its gloomy caverns.
... The artist, like the corporate executive, is a person of exceptional vision,
responsible for instructing his contemporaries, who rarely if ever attain
comparable heights.

Losing My Cool

Author: Thomas Chatterton Williams
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101404345
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One forearm spelled-out A-N-T in block letters; the other inner-arm displayed a
page from the Old Testament turned to Psalm 23:“Even though I walk through the
valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil ...” I don't know whether Ant was
religious or not; the ink ... The three of us clicked, and from time to time we would
go together to Sayreville for teen night at Club Abyss. Abyss was like a parent's
worst nightmare on teen night. Fifteen-, sixteen-, and seventeen-year-old black ...

The Year S Best Science Fiction First Annual Collection

Author: Gardner Dozois
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 146680730X
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“Limbo probably gets hit by the odd comet from time to time, like when it passes
through the Oort Clouds of other stars,” I said, pushing my imagination so hard
that my head felt like it was heating up. “The Limbians seem to sense water and
ice rather well. Perhaps they learned to detectice beyond their world and move it
around. The ring system of Abyss is dynamically unstable, so something is
maintaining it artificially.” “You mean they keep it as a reserve of mass and
momentum to ...

The Year S Best Science Fiction Thirty Third Annual Collection

Author: Gardner Dozois
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 1466892668
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“Limbo probably gets hit by the odd comet from time to time, like when it passes
through the Oort Clouds of other stars,” I said, pushing my imagination so hard
that my head felt like it was heating up. “The Limbians seem to ... The ring system
of Abyss is dynamically unstable, so something is maintaining it artificially.” “You
mean they keep it as a ... “If I discovered some ants trying to steal my bullets, I
might swat a couple out of sheer reflex, but then I'd study them. Notice that we
have not ...

The Last Day Of A Condemned Tr By G W M Reynolds

Author: Victor Marie Hugo
Publisher:
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From the windows I beheld, as it were with a bird's-eye view, the great square in
which the Gothic cathedral stands, and the people swarming, like ants in size and
multitude, upon the pavement beneath me. ... upon the planks — I grasped some
of the beams tightly in my arms — unable to speak — unable to breathe — with
that dreadful din in my ears, — and, beneath my eyes, that precipice — that vast
abyss, at the bottom of which were walking so many quiet and amiable beings.

The Mammoth Book Of Best New Sf 29

Author: Gardner Dozois
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1472137698
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The ring system of Abyss is dynamically unstable, so something is maintaining it
artificially.” “You mean they keep it as a reserve of mass and ... “Like, if the rings
of Abyss are a sort of alien ammunition belt, then we're like a couple of ants
stealing bullets.” “If I discovered some ants trying to steal my bullets, ... All
thoughts of poor sleep and great showers went to the bottom of my priorities list
as I hurried to the control hub wearing just a towel. Landi was already there. The
monitor screen ...

Travels Through The Alps Of Savoy Ant Other Parts Of The Pennine Chain With Observations On The Phenomena Of Glaciers

Author: James David Forbes
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It is then that he surveys with astonishment the strange law of the ice-world, that
stones always falling seem never to be absorbed—that, like the fable of Sisyphus
reversed, the lumbering mass, ever falling, never arrives at the bottom, but seems
... ridge of ice, having a gulf on either hand, is so nicely poised, “obsequious to
the gentlest touch,” that the fall of a pebble, or the pressure of a passing foot, will
shove it into one or other abyss, and, the chances are, may carry him along with it
.