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I do not know your customs

“I do not know your customs, Dejah Thoris, but in my own Virginia a gentleman does not lie to save himself;”

— Edgar Rice Burroughs, A Princess of Mars

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additional pain

“I could not chance causing her additional pain or sorrow by declaring a love which, in all probability she did not return.”

— Edgar Rice Burroughs, A Princess of Mars

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Transwarp Tuesday! The Gods of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs

The continuing adventures of John Carter…

Left dangling by the cliffhanger ending of the first in Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Barsoom Chronicles, A Princess of Mars… 968 more words

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Yes, I was a fool, but I was in love

“Yes, I was a fool, but I was in love, and though I was suffering the greatest misery I had ever known I would not have had it otherwise for all the riches of Barsoom. 18 more words

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friendship, love, or affection

“Evidently devoid of all the finer sentiments of friendship, love, or affection, these people fairly worship physical prowess and bravery, and nothing is too good for the object of their adoration as long as he maintains his position by repeated examples of his skill, strength, and courage.” 7 more words

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Earth men, almost without exception

Earth men, almost without exception, cover their bodies with strange, unsightly pieces of cloth, and their heads with hideous contraptions the purpose of which we have been unable to conceive; 7 more words

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Short essay - Edgar Rice Burroughs & Charlotte Perkins Gilman

I decided to publish my short essays on the readings from the Fantasy and Science Fiction: The Human Mind, Our Modern World course syllabus. The course started on the 1st of June and finished on the 14th of August. 360 more words

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