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1  In spite of Ogilvy, I still believed that there were men in Mars.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: III. ON HORSELL COMMON.
2  "The chances against anything manlike on Mars are a million to one," he said.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: I. THE EVE OF THE WAR.
3  At once, with a quick mental leap, he linked the Thing with the flash upon Mars.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: II. THE FALLING STAR.
4  On the surface of the earth the force of gravity is three times what it is on the surface of Mars.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: VII. HOW I REACHED HOME.
5  I have no doubt this Thing in the field was the third of the ten cylinders they had fired at us from Mars.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: X. IN THE STORM.
6  I was even afraid that that last fusillade I had heard might mean the extermination of our invaders from Mars.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
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7  A Martian, therefore, would weigh three times more than on Mars, albeit his muscular strength would be the same.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: VII. HOW I REACHED HOME.
8  That last stage of exhaustion, which to us is still incredibly remote, has become a present-day problem for the inhabitants of Mars.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: I. THE EVE OF THE WAR.
9  At most terrestrial men fancied there might be other men upon Mars, perhaps inferior to themselves and ready to welcome a missionary enterprise.
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10  That night another invisible missile started on its way to the earth from Mars, just a second or so under twenty-four hours after the first one.
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11  He was full of speculation that night about the condition of Mars, and scoffed at the vulgar idea of its having inhabitants who were signalling us.
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12  Even the daily papers woke up to the disturbances at last, and popular notes appeared here, there, and everywhere concerning the volcanoes upon Mars.
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13  At that time it was quite clear in my own mind that the Thing had come from the planet Mars, but I judged it improbable that it contained any living creature.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: III. ON HORSELL COMMON.
14  The intellectual side of man already admits that life is an incessant struggle for existence, and it would seem that this too is the belief of the minds upon Mars.
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15  It was starlight and I explained the Signs of the Zodiac to her, and pointed out Mars, a bright dot of light creeping zenithward, towards which so many telescopes were pointed.
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16  As Mars approached opposition, Lavelle of Java set the wires of the astronomical exchange palpitating with the amazing intelligence of a huge outbreak of incandescent gas upon the planet.
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17  Nor was it generally understood that since Mars is older than our earth, with scarcely a quarter of the superficial area and remoter from the sun, it necessarily follows that it is not only more distant from time's beginning but nearer its end.
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