Adventures in the Moon, and Other Worlds

Adventures in the Moon, and Other Worlds

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"[...]lady's face, yet by coming to the moon it had been forfeited, and became the lawful prize of any person who could seize it. I remarked, that it was now useless to dispute against the lady's right to wear her complexion, since it was immoveably fixed; and therefore, if he were determined to wear no other bloom, his only expedient was to wait till it should again arrive in the moon, and endeavour to gain possession of it a second time. He turned away with great resentment; and the lady, being now perfectly beautiful, took leave of me with many acknowledgments of the service I had done her. I afterwards met this young man again with a fine florid bloom, to which I believe he had no right, for he turned away his head as he passed me. [...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 12.19mm | 381.02g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507669763
  • 9781507669761