I shouted above the sudden noise. She looked away from me downhill. The people were coming out of their houses, astonished. ...
I believe I have broken a finger here against his cursed jaw ain't those mincing knives down in the forecastle there, men
Far from the plaza and in an untenanted portion of the great dead city I had little trouble in reaching the hills beyond. ...
I began walking, therefore, in a big curve, seeking some point of vantage and continually looking at the sand. ...
Through two long weeks I wandered, stumbling through the nights guided only by the stars and hiding during the days behind some protruding rock or among the...
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not, and a sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is.
We can't possibly stay here, I said; and as I spoke the firing reopened for a moment upon the common. ...
I and my wife stood amazed. Then I realised that the crest of Maybury Hill must be within range of the Martians