By H. G. Wells
Whereas jogging within the Swiss Alps, English travelers fall right into a space-warp, and unexpectedly locate themselves in one other international. in lots of methods kind of like our personal - even right down to the characters that inhabit it - this new planet remains to be by some means noticeably various, for the 2 walkers are actually upon a Utopian Earth managed through a unmarried global executive. right here, as they quickly examine, all proportion a standard language, there's sexual, financial and racial equality, and society is governed by means of socialist beliefs enforced by way of an austere, voluntary elite: the 'Samurai'. yet what's going to the Utopians make of those new viewers from a much less ideal global?
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And should you want to settle in this kingdom on equal terms with me, then all the city I am building now is yours. Draw up your ships. I shall allow no difference between the Tyrian and the Trojan. Would your king, Aeneas, too, were present, driven here by that same south wind. ” The words of Dido stir the brave Achates and father Aeneas; long since, both of them had burned to break free from their cloud. Achates speaks ﬁrst to his companion: “Goddess-born, what counsel rises in your spirit now?
Pyrrhus, his father’s force within him, presses forward— no barrier, and not the guards themselves, can hold him off. The gate gives way before the ram’s repeated hammerings; the doors are severed from their hinges, topple out. Force cracks a breach; the Danaans storm and pour across the passage, butchering the ﬁrst they meet; their soldiers stream across the palace— less furious than these, the foaming river when it has burst across resisting banks and boundaries and overﬂows, its angry ﬂood piling in a mass along the plains as it drags ﬂocks and folds across the ﬁelds.
And who to tell the deaths? What tears could equal our agony? An ancient city falls that ruled for many years; through streets and houses and on the sacred thresholds of the gods so many silent bodies lie about. Nor are the Teucrians the only ones to pay the penalty of blood: at times new courage comes to beaten hearts, and then the Danaan victors die; and everywhere are fear, harsh grief, and many shapes of slaughter. “The ﬁrst to face us is Androgeos, surrounded by a mighty mob of Greeks. In ignorance, he thinks us fellow troops and welcomes us at once with friendly words: ‘But hurry, men!